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Regulating intimacy

a new legal paradigm

by Jean L. Cohen

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Published by Princeton Univ. Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Sex and Law -- United States,
    • Privacy, Right of -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-277) and index.

      StatementJean L. Cohen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF9325 .C64 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 290 p. ;
      Number of Pages290
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3944791M
      ISBN 100691057400
      LC Control Number2001027844

      In this bold and innovative book, Jean Cohen presents a new approach to regulating intimacy that promises to defuse the tensions that have long sparked conflict among legislators, jurists, activists, and scholars. View Citation summary The regulation of intimate relationships has been a key battleground in the culture wars of the past three decades. Table of Contents. Private Lives, Proper Relations is a powerful contribution to the crucial effort to end the distortion still surrounding black intimacy in the United States. Can we protect the pursuit of personal happiness while requiring people to behave responsibly toward others?

      Search Online and in-store stock may differ. Those who relate through this sense of political intimacy have shared spaces, touches, interests, politics, fetishes, conflicts, promises, memories and affections. Her selection of case studies is timely and of great interest—giving the book immediate practical value. This new legal paradigm finally allows us to dissolve the tensions among autonomy, equality, and community that have beset us. The term "intimacy" captures a tension between a confidence in the possibility of shared experience and a competing belief that thoughts and feelings are irreducibly private.

      This is a welcome contribution to the integration of moral and social theory. Description Sanitized Sex analyzes the development of new forms of regulation concerning prostitution, venereal disease, and intimacy during the American occupation of Japan after the Second World War, focusing on the period between and The regulation of sexual encounters between occupiers and occupied was closely linked to the disintegration of the Japanese empire and the rise of U. About the Author: Candice M.


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Regulating intimacy book

She shows how a new legal framework, "reflexive law," allows us to build on constructivist insights to approach these debates free from the liberal and welfarist paradigms that usually structure our legal thought.

The work is principally multifaceted in its aims and subject matter, offering a critical exposition of its target texts for primarily historical and literary purposes. This book is an interdisciplinary study of shared feeling as imagined in eighteenth-century ethics, romantic literature, and twentieth-century psychoanalysis.

Search Online and in-store stock may differ. AB - Private Lives, Proper Relations begins with the question of why contemporary African American literature—particularly that produced by black women—is continually concerned with issues of respectability and propriety.

Yousef seamlessly synthesizes complex human emotions, literary traditions, and figures; her discussion of 'the interpretation of silence' is fascinating. In response, Cohen draws on Habermas and other European thinkers to present a robust "constructivist" defense of privacy, one based on the idea that norms and rights are legally constructed.

Disputes have typically arisen over questions that apparently set the demands of personal autonomy, justice, and responsibility against each other. Students will discuss: Desegregation and Racial Intimacy Sexual liberation and Public Intimacies Surveillance, Technology, and Neoliberalism Intimacies and Alienation Through each unit, students will explore how race and sex panic mobilize particular political regimes that simultaneously expand and contract possibilities for intimate collaboration.

The big ideas in this book promise to open into years of discussion. In this bold and innovative book, Jean Cohen presents a new approach to regulating intimacy that promises to defuse the tensions that have long sparked conflict among legislators, jurists, activists, and scholars. By proposing a role for reflexive law outside the realm of technocracy, Cohen offers the possibility that our collective efforts to solve our practical problems can aid in articulating the rights that define the kinds of persons we are.

Please call before going to store. She is a specialist in contemporary political and legal theory with special interests in democratic theory, critical theory, civil society, sovereignty, gender, and law. In this bold and innovative book, Jean Cohen presents a new approach to regulating intimacy that promises to defuse the tensions that have long sparked conflict among legislators, jurists, activists, and scholars.

View Citation summary The regulation of intimate relationships has been a key battleground in the culture wars of the past three decades. Private Lives, Proper Relations is a powerful contribution to the crucial effort to end the distortion still surrounding black intimacy in the United States.

In its wide-ranging and eclectic engagement with current debates on the relationship between ethics, affect, and aesthetics, the book will be crucial reading for students of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century culture, as well as for literary theorists.

Intimacies

It deals Regulating intimacy book with contemporary legal doctrine, and helps us make sense of new thinking about law and society.

Cohen roots her arguments in debates over three particularly contentious issues: reproductive rights, sexual orientation, and sexual harassment. Here Jenkins describes middle-class attempts to rescue the black community from accusations of sexual and domestic deviance by embracing bourgeois respectability, and asserts that behind those efforts there is the "doubled vulnerability" of the black intimate subject.

The book concludes with accounts of empathy and unconscious communication in the psychoanalytic setting, revealing the persistence of romantic preoccupations in modernity.

This is a book of enormous riches. Can regulation acknowledge a variety of intimate relationships without privileging any? The term "intimacy" captures a tension between a confidence in the possibility of shared experience and a competing belief that thoughts and feelings are irreducibly private.

Scholars of African American culture acknowledge that intimacy and sexuality are taboo subjects among African Americans precisely because black intimate character has been pathologized.Apr 19,  · Fearing intimacy and avoiding closeness in relationships is the norm for about 17% of adults in Western cultures.

As many readers understand, it can. Regulating Sex is an anthology that presents debates over the role of the state in constructing and controlling erotic practice, intimacy, and identity.

The purpose of this edited volume is to address sexual dilemmas in law and the state in substantive areas such as same-sex domestic partnerships, sexual economies, and childhood sexuality via a series of spirited dialogues between socio-legal.

Regulating Intimacy: A New Legal Paradigm. By Jean L. Cohen. (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, Pp. $) Feminist political and legal theorists must exist in multiple worlds.

On the one hand, we must know well the literatures and modes of inquiry in the traditional. Books 1. Regulating Intimacy: A New Legal Paradigm Jean-Louis Cohen The regulation of intimate relationships has been a key battleground in the culture wars of the past three decades.

In this bold and innovative book, Jean Cohen presents a new approach to. Mar 02,  · Marriage and Cohabitation book. Regulating Intimacy, Affection and Care. Marriage and Cohabitation. DOI link for Marriage and Cohabitation. Marriage and Cohabitation book. Regulating Intimacy, Affection and Care.

Edited By Alison Diduck. Edition 1st Edition. First Published Author: Alison Diduck. Get this from a library! Regulating Intimacy: a New Legal Paradigm.

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