Monday, 12 May 2014

THE NEW SEXUAL REVOLUTION


ISBN-10: 0-87869-001-8
Editors: Lester A.Kirkendall and Robert N. Whitehurst
Title: The New Sexual Revolution
Preface: Paul Kurtz
Introduction: Robert N. Whitehurst
Language: English
Place of Publication: New York, N.Y.
Publisher: Donald W. Brown, Inc.
Year of Publication: 1971
Format: 135x204mm (trimmed)
Pages: xv+236
Binding: paperback in colour printed wrappers
Weight: 291gr.
Original Price: USD 2.45
Entry Date: 2014007
Entry Date: 12th May 2014

BOOK REVIEW
A revolution in sex is occurring and a new morality is emerging – a morality demanding freedom for the individual to satisfy his own needs, desires, and tastes as he sees fit, with a minmum of suppressive regulations and intolerant social rules. Thia is the concept put forward by the authors of the essays that make up this vital collection. They propose that the sexual revolution is basically a humanistic one, committed to the propositions that human happiness is the end of man, that sexual enjoyment is a significant part of human happiness, and that sex should be approached not with fear or guilt but with openness and receptiveness. The several authors are united by a common concern to evaluate human sexuality in the contemporary world and to provide direction for those who demand a new.

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