Chapter Twenty-Two. Gender and Sexuality

  1. Karen Halttunen
  1. Jane H. Hunter

Published Online: 10 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470691762.ch22

A Companion to American Cultural History

A Companion to American Cultural History

How to Cite

Hunter, J. H. (2008) Gender and Sexuality, in A Companion to American Cultural History (ed K. Halttunen), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470691762.ch22

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631235668

Online ISBN: 9780470691762

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Keywords:

  • gender;
  • sexuality;
  • heterosexuality;
  • commensurability;
  • masculinity

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Common Law and Commensurability

  • The Revolution and the Market

  • Separate Spheres and Gender Difference

  • Women's Reform, State Regulation

  • Sexual Liberalism, Consumerism, and the City

  • National Crisis, ‘Traditional’ Roles, and Consensus Sexuality

  • Sexual Liberation, Gender Revolution

  • References