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HIST289N

The Politics of Sexuality in America: A Historical Approach

Why do particular issues about sexuality hold such an important place in American political debates? What animates these controversies and what can a historical perspective on these issues add to our understanding of modern sexual politics? This class explores the historical sexual politics that undergird contemporary debates concerning sexuality in America. It focuses on topics that garner significant public attention - Reproductive rights - LGBTQ rights - Sexting - and explores the histories that undergird Americans disagreements.

Sister Courses: HIST289A, HIST289B, HIST289C, HIST289E, HIST289I, HIST289K, HIST289L, HIST289O, HIST289R, HIST289T, HIST289V, HIST289X, HIST289Y

Spring 2022

7 reviews
Average rating: 3.71

Average GPA: 3.38 between 248 students

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