Reproductive control and violence have been a hallmark of immigration policy in the United States for over a century.
Medicine and the Body
“Clinical Demonstration by Two Expert Intellectuals”: Robert Latou Dickinson’s Representations of Sexual Intercourse
Dickinson’s representations of sexual encounters show the possibilities of gathering sex research data with live couples
Before AIDS: Gay Health Politics in the 1970s
This book traces the emergence of a vibrant and multi-faceted national gay medical infrastructure during the 1970s.
Contraceptive Diplomacy: Reproductive Politics & Imperial Ambitions in the United States & Japan
Contraceptive Diplomacy narrates a transnational history of birth control in the context of imperial struggles between the United States and Japan.
Itch, Clap, Pox: Venereal Disease in the Eighteenth-Century Imagination
How venereal disease was represented in eighteenth-century British literature and art.
Patient Zero and the Making of the AIDS Epidemic
How did a single gay man become blamed for causing the North American AIDS epidemic?
‘This isn’t so boring if you can get an outside climax’: Dr Joan Malleson and sexual counselling in Britain
Archival recordings of sexual counselling sessions illuminate how sexual problems might be understood by both practitioners and patients.