Re. the Playboy aspect of this, students might read Marcuse's One Dimensional
Man (and, what, Eros & Civilization) to help them distinguish between eros and
the commodification of sex (and women).
> I would suggest:
> "'Rape of the APE" (American Puritan Ethic) by Allan Sherman, published by
> Playboy (1973);
> "The Records Of The San Francisco Sexual Freedom League", published by
> Olympia Press (1971).
> At 05:31 PM 1/26/01 -0500, you wrote:
> >Sixties List Members: I have taught a course on the 1960s at Indiana
> >State University called "The Sixties: Counterculture and Protest" for
> >more than six years. The one area I have trouble finding good readings
> >(either primary or secondary) is the sexual revolution. By sexual
> >revolution I don't just mean hippies but the change in mores in this era
> >from miniskirts and Playboy to Masters and Johnson and the singles and
> >disco scene. I have used selections from Stephanie Coontz's book "The
> >Way We Never Were" with some success but am stumped for other reading
> >suitable for undergraduates in a general education class. I am also
> >wondering if there is a broader interpretive work I can use to help
> >conceptualize the sexual revolution.
> >Does anyone out there have suggestions?
> >Rich Schneirov
> >Dept of History
> >Indiana State University
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