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Title Sexual Knowledge : Feeling, Fact, and Social Reform in Vienna, 1900-1934.
Imprint New York : Berghahn Books, 2012.


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Description 1 online resource (240 pages)
Series Austrian and Habsburg Studies
Austrian and Habsburg studies.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Sexology -- Austria -- Vienna -- History.
Sex instruction -- Austria -- Vienna -- History.
Social problems -- Austria -- Vienna -- History.
Sexology -- history.
Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice.
Social Change -- history.
Sex Education -- history.
History, 20th Century.
Austria -- Vienna.
Genre History.
Contents SEXUAL KNOWLEDGE; Austrian and Habsburg Studies; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Vienna as a Laboratory for Sexual Knowledge; Chapter 1City Hall and Sexual Hygiene in Red Vienna; Chapter 2: Sexual Education Debates in Late Imperial; Chapter 3: Popular Sexual Knowledge for and about Women; Chapter 4: Clinic Culture; Chapter 5: Emotional Responses: Hugo Bettauer's Vienna Weeklies; Chapter 6:?Local Reform on an International Stage; Conclusion: Sexual Knowledge between Science and Social Reform; Bibliography; Index.
Summary Vienna's unique intellectual, political, and religious traditions had a powerful impact on the transformation of sexual knowledge in the early twentieth century. Whereas turn-of-the-century sexology, as practiced in Vienna as a medical science, sought to classify and heal individuals, during the interwar years, sexual knowledge was employed by a variety of actors to heal the social body: the truncated, diseased, and impoverished population of the newly created Republic of Austria. Based on rich source material, this book charts cultural changes that are hallmarks of the modern era, such as the.
Other Title Print version: McEwen, Britta. Sexual Knowledge : Feeling, Fact, and Social Reform in Vienna, 1900-1934. New York : Berghahn Books, ©2012 9780857453372