The Kinsey Institute: The First Seventy Years by Judith AllenThe Kinsey Institute: The First Seventy Years by Judith Allen

The Kinsey Institute: The First Seventy Years

byJudith Allen, Hallimeda Allinson, Andrew Clark-huckstep

Hardcover | September 1, 2017

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Founded by Alfred C. Kinsey in 1947, the Kinsey Institute has been a leading organization in developing an understanding of human sexuality. In this new book with over 65 images of Kinsey and the Institute's collections, Judith A. Allen and the coauthors look at the work Kinsey started over 70 years ago and how the Institute has continued to make an impact on understanding on our culture. Covering the early years of the Institute through the "Sexual Revolution," into the AIDS pandemic of the Reagan era, and on into the "internet hook-up" culture of today, the book illuminates the Institute's work and its importance to society.

Judith A. Allen is Ralph Walter Professor of History at Indiana University, Associate Editor of theJournal of American History, and Senior Research Fellow of the Kinsey Institute.Hallimeda E. Allinson is a doctoral candidate in the Department of History at Indiana University and currently serves as a historical consultant to the Kinsey...
Title:The Kinsey Institute: The First Seventy YearsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:296 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.98 inPublished:September 1, 2017Publisher:Indiana University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0253029767

ISBN - 13:9780253029768


Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations
Introduction: Looking Back
1. Overlapping Foundations (1916-1946)
2. Making "The Kinsey Reports" (1947-1956)
3. Finishing The Mission (1957-1965)
4. Navigating "Sexual Revolution" (1966-1981)
5. Bringing Paradigm Shifts (1982-1993)
6. Turning Outward (1994-2016)
Conclusion: Looking Forward
Appendix A: Selected Publications by Kinsey Institute Researchers and Affiliates - By Decade
Appendix B: Selected Books Drawing Upon Kinsey Institute Collections

Editorial Reviews

"An important contribution to the history of sexuality. It has no rival." ?Angus McLaren, author of Impotence: A Cultural History