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The Folklore of Sex

Ellis, Albert
Publisher:  Grove Press, New York, USA
Year Published:  1961   First Published:  1951
Pages:  255pp  
Resource Type:  Book

A collection of materials illustrating American attitudes to sex, love and marriage.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Preface to the Second Edition
Introduction: The Story of a Study
Fornication
Adultery
Sexual Promiscuity
Prostitution
Venereal Disease
Kissing
Petting
Masturbation
Illegitimacy
Birth Control
Abortion
Pregnancy
Nudity
Sex Organs
Scatology
"Obscenity"
Lasciviousness
Sexual Intercourse
Sex Crimes
Incest
Sex "Perversions"
Censorship
Puritanism
Romanticism and Sex
Sexuality and Women
Sex Rites and Superstition
Sex Education
Statistical Considerations
The Whys and Wherefores of the Facts Discovered
The Behavioral Implications of the Facts Discovered
What May Be Done About the Facts Discovered?

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