Dishonorable Passions

Dishonorable Passions

Sodomy Laws in America, 1861-2003

Book - 2008
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Baker & Taylor
A history of the government's regulation of sexual behavior traces the historical purposes behind the prohibition against sodomy in early America and continues with a discussion of how the law was referenced in different contexts in later years, covering such topics as the McCarthy era, the sexual revolution of the 1960s, and the 2003 Supreme Court decision to decriminalize private sex between consenting adults. 20,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Viking, 2008
ISBN: 9780670018628
Characteristics: ix, 514 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm


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