Stevi Jackson is Professor of Women's Studies at the University of York, UK. She is the author of Childhood and Sexuality (1982) and Heterosexuality in Question (1999). Sue Scott is Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Keele, UK. She has published widely in the area of young people and sexuality and edited a number of collections including Body Matters with DHJ Morgan (1993). Together Stevi Jackson and Sue Scott have edited Feminism and Sexuality (1996) and Gender: A Sociological Reader (2002) as well as numerous journal articles on intimacy and sexuality.
Introduction: The case for the sociality of sexuality
Conceptualizing sexuality: From kinsey to queer and beyond
Feminist engagements: politicizing the personal and engendering theory
Modernity and its discontents
Is heterosexuality still compulsory?
Risk, governance and surveillance: the boundaries of childhood
The sexual self in late modernity
Embodied practices and sexual pleasure
Concluding thoughts on ordinary sexuality