A Sexual History of London

University of Westminster

Course Description

  • Course Name

    A Sexual History of London

  • Host University

    University of Westminster

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    History

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    This module provides an interdisciplinary perspective on sex, sexuality and gender in London from 1880 to the present. Taking approaches from history, sociology, law, politics and literature it covers topics such as Victorian sex scandals; the gendering of public space; masculinities and femininities; the impact of the law; Queer London; ?Women?s Work?; the ?Swinging Sixties? and ?sexual liberation?; the making of cultures of sexuality in Soho and policing sexuality in Central London.

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