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The Machines of Sex Research

Technology and the Politics of Identity, 1945-1985

The Machines of Sex Research( )
Author: Drucker, Donna J.
Series title:SpringerBriefs in History of Science and Technology Ser.
ISBN:978-94-007-7063-8
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Springer
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $49.99
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The Machines of Sex Research describes how researchers worldwide integrated technology into studies of human sexuality in the postwar era. The machines they invented made new ways of seeing bodies possible. Some researchers who studied men used machines like penile strain gauges to police "deviant" male sexuality; others used less painful devices like penis-cameras to study women's sexual responses and map the physiology of their arousal and orgasm. While researchers used the findings...
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Pages:97
Detailed Subjects: Science / History
Social Science / Human Sexuality
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.045 x 9.165 x 0.086 Inches
Book Weight:0.403 Pounds

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