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The Boundaries of Desire

A Century of Good Sex, Bad Laws, and Changing Identities

by Eric Berkowitz

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The Boundaries of Desire
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A Century of Good Sex, Bad Laws, and Changing Identities
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Eric Berkowitz

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Explores the changing aspects of sexual morality in the Western world, from when it was acceptable for husbands to rape their wives, to the sexual revolution, and the fight for gay rights and discusses how the laws always lag behind popular acceptance.

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Legislating Desire: An Author's Take On 'Bad Laws And Good Sex'

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