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The Resource Sex and the constitution : sex, religion, and law from America's origins to the twenty-first century, Geoffrey R. Stone

Sex and the constitution : sex, religion, and law from America's origins to the twenty-first century, Geoffrey R. Stone

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Sex and the constitution : sex, religion, and law from America's origins to the twenty-first century
Title
Sex and the constitution
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sex, religion, and law from America's origins to the twenty-first century
Statement of responsibility
Geoffrey R. Stone
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A constitutional scholar traces the evolution of legal and moral codes that have attempted to legislate sexual behavior from the ancient world to today, citing the agitators, moralists, lawmakers, and Supreme Court justices who have shaped some of the most divisive sexual debates
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Stone, Geoffrey R
Dewey number
345.7302/53
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
KF9325
LC item number
.S76 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Sex and law
  • Sexual rights
  • Sex
  • LAW
  • Sex and law
  • Sex
  • Sexual rights
  • United States
  • Sex
  • Sex
  • Sex and law
  • Sex
  • Sexual rights
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Sex and the constitution : sex, religion, and law from America's origins to the twenty-first century, Geoffrey R. Stone
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • pt. I. Ancestors -- 1. The ancient world : the triumph of Augustine -- The things of Aphrodite -- The Roman way -- The Hebraic tradition -- Early Christianity -- Saint Augustine and the Pelagian controversy -- 2. The power of revealed truth -- The badge of moral authority -- Medieval carnality -- Self-pollution and fornication -- Holy wedlock -- Concubitus ad non debitum sexum -- In no way superior to the beasts -- Challenging the one true church -- 3. England, the enlightenment, and the age of Eros -- Puritans and libertines -- Mollies and Tribades -- Sexual literature : punishable only in the spiritual court -- Memoirs of a woman of pleasure -- The age of Eros -- pt. II. Founders -- 4. From puritanism to the pursuit of happiness -- The Puritan way -- Life's pleasures in Eighteenth-century New England -- Sex in the Carolinas, the Chesapeake, and the Mid-Atlantic colonies -- An amazing variety of erotica -- The City of Brotherly Love -- We must guard against our own ... licentiousness -- 5. The world of the framers : a Christian nation? -- Not in an age of faith, but in an age of reason -- Franklin : a thorough deist -- Jefferson : a deliria of crazy imaginations -- Adams : be just and good -- Washington : a Roman stoic rather than a Christian saint -- Paine : A villain and an infidel -- The civil morality necessary to democracy -- 6. The fundamental maxims of free government -- The care of each man's salvation belongs only to himself -- One of the glories of the new constitution -- To pursue the common good -- The people themselves: the Bill of Rights and the origins of judicial review -- Unenumerated rights : the "immutable maxims of reason and justice -- A wall of separation -- The end of the Enlightenment -- pt. III. Moralists -- 7. The second great awakening -- A spasm among the populace -- Moral militia -- Sunday mail : to restore godly order -- Blasphemy : a gross violation of decency -- The Temperance Movement -- Slavery : the blood of souls -- Aroused lust -- Freethinkers and free love -- The end of the second great awakening -- 8. Tending to corrupt the public morals : the meaning of obscenity -- There ought to be a law -- Enter Comstock -- In defense of the canker worm -- Serious literature and the standards of the day -- Banned in Boston -- After Comstock -- Theater and film -- Dirt for dirt's sake -- The evil stench of obscenity -- 9. Contraception and abortion : from the founding to the 1950s -- What would keep them chaste? -- The evil of the age -- the American Medical Association -- Enter Comstock (again) -- Margaret Sanger and the birth of the Birth Control Movement -- God must have sent you to us -- Contraception : a mortal sin? -- Birth control in the twenties -- Many people have changed their minds -- 10. Strange freaks of nature -- Looking the other way -- Strange freaks of nature -- Fairies, queers, and trade -- World War I, Prohibition, and the Twenties -- Depression -- 11.Coming out -- The Good War -- The Lavender Scare -- A particularly vicious circle -- Alfred Kinsey, Evelyn Hooker, and the American Law Institute -- Coming out -- Stonewalled -- Backlash --
  • pt. IV. Judges : sexual expression and the Constitution -- 12. Obscenity and the First Amendment : a corrupting and debasing influence -- The New Purity Crusade -- More speech, not enforced speech -- Papa knows best -- A great and mysterious motive force -- Memoirs of woman of pleasure revisited -- Dirty Books Day -- Private thoughts -- Redrup -- A Magna Carta for pornographers -- Miller and Paris Adult Theater -- 13. The end of obscenity? -- The Meese Commission -- CEOS -- Shifting realities -- To advance the cause of justice -- The war is over and we have lost -- Porn and the birth of the Christian Right -- 14. Sex and speech in the twenty-first century -- Burn the house to roast the pig -- Filthy words -- Putting the burden where it belongs -- People should not expose their private parts indiscriminately -- Child pornography -- Public museums, libraries, schools, and arts programs -- What have we wrought? -- pt. V. Judges : reproductive freedom and the Constitution -- 15. The constitution and the contraception -- Getting to Griswold -- The right to marital privacy -- Whether to bear or beget a child -- Sanger's triumph -- 16. The road to Roe -- The American Law Institute, the thalidomide scare, and the dark world of back-alley abortions -- Religion and politics -- The rising voice of the Women's Movement -- The battle for legislative legalization -- Turning to the courts -- Roe -- Reaction -- to boldly go ... or not? -- 17. Roe and beyond -- Rise of the Christian Right -- Resisting Roe -- Refining Roe -- Our worst fears have just been realized -- Planned Parenthood v. Casey : I fear for the darkness -- Partial-birth abortion -- In the mold of Scalia and Thomas -- Partial-birth abortion revisited -- Abortion today -- Undue burden and the future of abortion -- pt. VI Judges : sexual orientation and the Constitution -- 18. The gay moment -- The plague of the century -- We die / they do nothing -- We are less than we ought to be -- Quit discriminating against people just because they're gay -- The right to serve the country they love -- Going to the chapel? -- Bombshells across America -- Defense of marriage -- 19. A right to retain their dignity -- Bowers : homosexual sodomy is immoral -- Judeo-Christian values ... cannot provide an adequate justification -- Romer : a bare desire to harm -- Lawrence : an emerging awareness -- The Court and the homosexual agenda -- An occasion for dancing in the streets -- 20. Same-sex marriage and the constitution -- The terms of the debate -- The right to marry the person of one's choice -- We're going to take you out -- The long and winding road to ... The Supreme Court -- Windsor : DOMA's demise -- In the wake of Windsor -- The other shoe -- The Constitution ... had nothing to do with it -- So, who is right? -- Looking to the future.
Control code
ocn960940558
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxxii, 668 pages
Isbn
9780871404695
Lccn
2016047264
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40027001951
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780871404695
  • (OCoLC)960940558
Label
Sex and the constitution : sex, religion, and law from America's origins to the twenty-first century, Geoffrey R. Stone
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • pt. I. Ancestors -- 1. The ancient world : the triumph of Augustine -- The things of Aphrodite -- The Roman way -- The Hebraic tradition -- Early Christianity -- Saint Augustine and the Pelagian controversy -- 2. The power of revealed truth -- The badge of moral authority -- Medieval carnality -- Self-pollution and fornication -- Holy wedlock -- Concubitus ad non debitum sexum -- In no way superior to the beasts -- Challenging the one true church -- 3. England, the enlightenment, and the age of Eros -- Puritans and libertines -- Mollies and Tribades -- Sexual literature : punishable only in the spiritual court -- Memoirs of a woman of pleasure -- The age of Eros -- pt. II. Founders -- 4. From puritanism to the pursuit of happiness -- The Puritan way -- Life's pleasures in Eighteenth-century New England -- Sex in the Carolinas, the Chesapeake, and the Mid-Atlantic colonies -- An amazing variety of erotica -- The City of Brotherly Love -- We must guard against our own ... licentiousness -- 5. The world of the framers : a Christian nation? -- Not in an age of faith, but in an age of reason -- Franklin : a thorough deist -- Jefferson : a deliria of crazy imaginations -- Adams : be just and good -- Washington : a Roman stoic rather than a Christian saint -- Paine : A villain and an infidel -- The civil morality necessary to democracy -- 6. The fundamental maxims of free government -- The care of each man's salvation belongs only to himself -- One of the glories of the new constitution -- To pursue the common good -- The people themselves: the Bill of Rights and the origins of judicial review -- Unenumerated rights : the "immutable maxims of reason and justice -- A wall of separation -- The end of the Enlightenment -- pt. III. Moralists -- 7. The second great awakening -- A spasm among the populace -- Moral militia -- Sunday mail : to restore godly order -- Blasphemy : a gross violation of decency -- The Temperance Movement -- Slavery : the blood of souls -- Aroused lust -- Freethinkers and free love -- The end of the second great awakening -- 8. Tending to corrupt the public morals : the meaning of obscenity -- There ought to be a law -- Enter Comstock -- In defense of the canker worm -- Serious literature and the standards of the day -- Banned in Boston -- After Comstock -- Theater and film -- Dirt for dirt's sake -- The evil stench of obscenity -- 9. Contraception and abortion : from the founding to the 1950s -- What would keep them chaste? -- The evil of the age -- the American Medical Association -- Enter Comstock (again) -- Margaret Sanger and the birth of the Birth Control Movement -- God must have sent you to us -- Contraception : a mortal sin? -- Birth control in the twenties -- Many people have changed their minds -- 10. Strange freaks of nature -- Looking the other way -- Strange freaks of nature -- Fairies, queers, and trade -- World War I, Prohibition, and the Twenties -- Depression -- 11.Coming out -- The Good War -- The Lavender Scare -- A particularly vicious circle -- Alfred Kinsey, Evelyn Hooker, and the American Law Institute -- Coming out -- Stonewalled -- Backlash --
  • pt. IV. Judges : sexual expression and the Constitution -- 12. Obscenity and the First Amendment : a corrupting and debasing influence -- The New Purity Crusade -- More speech, not enforced speech -- Papa knows best -- A great and mysterious motive force -- Memoirs of woman of pleasure revisited -- Dirty Books Day -- Private thoughts -- Redrup -- A Magna Carta for pornographers -- Miller and Paris Adult Theater -- 13. The end of obscenity? -- The Meese Commission -- CEOS -- Shifting realities -- To advance the cause of justice -- The war is over and we have lost -- Porn and the birth of the Christian Right -- 14. Sex and speech in the twenty-first century -- Burn the house to roast the pig -- Filthy words -- Putting the burden where it belongs -- People should not expose their private parts indiscriminately -- Child pornography -- Public museums, libraries, schools, and arts programs -- What have we wrought? -- pt. V. Judges : reproductive freedom and the Constitution -- 15. The constitution and the contraception -- Getting to Griswold -- The right to marital privacy -- Whether to bear or beget a child -- Sanger's triumph -- 16. The road to Roe -- The American Law Institute, the thalidomide scare, and the dark world of back-alley abortions -- Religion and politics -- The rising voice of the Women's Movement -- The battle for legislative legalization -- Turning to the courts -- Roe -- Reaction -- to boldly go ... or not? -- 17. Roe and beyond -- Rise of the Christian Right -- Resisting Roe -- Refining Roe -- Our worst fears have just been realized -- Planned Parenthood v. Casey : I fear for the darkness -- Partial-birth abortion -- In the mold of Scalia and Thomas -- Partial-birth abortion revisited -- Abortion today -- Undue burden and the future of abortion -- pt. VI Judges : sexual orientation and the Constitution -- 18. The gay moment -- The plague of the century -- We die / they do nothing -- We are less than we ought to be -- Quit discriminating against people just because they're gay -- The right to serve the country they love -- Going to the chapel? -- Bombshells across America -- Defense of marriage -- 19. A right to retain their dignity -- Bowers : homosexual sodomy is immoral -- Judeo-Christian values ... cannot provide an adequate justification -- Romer : a bare desire to harm -- Lawrence : an emerging awareness -- The Court and the homosexual agenda -- An occasion for dancing in the streets -- 20. Same-sex marriage and the constitution -- The terms of the debate -- The right to marry the person of one's choice -- We're going to take you out -- The long and winding road to ... The Supreme Court -- Windsor : DOMA's demise -- In the wake of Windsor -- The other shoe -- The Constitution ... had nothing to do with it -- So, who is right? -- Looking to the future.
Control code
ocn960940558
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxxii, 668 pages
Isbn
9780871404695
Lccn
2016047264
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40027001951
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780871404695
  • (OCoLC)960940558

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