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Ace : what asexuality reveals about desire, society, and the meaning of sex  Cover Image Book Book

Ace : what asexuality reveals about desire, society, and the meaning of sex / Angela Chen.

Chen, Angela, 1991- (author.).

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  • ISBN: 080701379X
  • ISBN: 9780807013793
  • ISBN: 0807014737
  • ISBN: 9780807014738
  • Physical Description: xi, 210 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 190-202) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part I. Self. Prologue -- Arriving at asexuality -- Explanation via negativa -- Compulsory sexuality and (male) asexual existence -- Part II. Variations on a theme. Just let me liberate you -- Whitewashed -- In sickness and in health -- Part III. Others. Romance, reconsidered -- The good-enough reason -- Playing with others -- Anna -- Where are we going, where have we been?
Summary, etc.:
"Ace" delves into the lives of those who identify using the little-known sexual orientation of asexuality and shows what all of us can learn--about desire, identity, culture, and relationships--when we use an asexual lens to see the world"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Sex.
Asexuality (Sexual orientation)
Sexual minorities.
Sexual attraction.
Sex (Psychology)
Asexual people.
Compulsory sexuality.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General.
Sexual minorities.
Asexuality (Sexual orientation)
Sex (Psychology)
Sexual attraction.

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