Asexuality and Sexual Normativity: An Anthology by Mark Carrigan,Kristina Gupta,Todd G. Morrison

By Mark Carrigan,Kristina Gupta,Todd G. Morrison

The final decade has obvious the emergence of an more and more excessive profile and politically energetic asexual group, united round a typical identification as 'people who don't adventure sexual attraction'. This specific quantity collects a various diversity of interdisciplinary empirical and theoretical paintings which addresses this emergence, elevating very important and well timed questions on asexuality and its broader implications for sexual tradition. essentially the most urgent and contentious concerns inside of educational and public debates approximately asexuality is what dating, if any, it has to sexual disorder. in addition to accumulating leading edge scholarship within the rising box of asexuality stories, rendering it quintessential to any sexualities path around the variety of disciplines, this anthology additionally addresses this pressing debate, supplying quite a few views on how and why a few have pathologised asexuality. This incorporates a diversity of chapters addressing the wider problems with sexual normativity in which those modern debates approximately asexuality are occurring.


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