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Author Drucker, Donna J.
Title The machines of sex research [electronic resource] : technology and the politics of identity, 1945-1985 / Donna J. Drucker.
Publication Info. Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, c2014.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Series SpringerBriefs in history of science and technology.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed July 17, 2013).
Contents Acknowledgments; Contents; 1 The Machines of Sex Research; Abstract; Chapter Overview; Theoretical Background; Historical Background; References; 2 The Penile Strain Gauge and Aversion Therapy: Measuring and Fixing the Sexual Body; Abstract; Historical Background; The Sex Research Laboratory; Aversion Therapy; Resistance; Conclusion; 3 The Couples Laboratory and the Penis-Camera: Seeking the Source of Orgasm; Abstract; The Visible Body in the Laboratory; What the Machines Discovered about the Sexual Body; Criticizing the Mechanization of Sexuality; Conclusion; References
4 The Vaginal Photoplethysmograph and Devices for Women: Gauging Female ArousalAbstract; Measure for Measure: Inventing Machines for Female Sexual Response; The Vaginal Photoplethysmograph, the Labial Clip, and the Thermograph; Conclusion; References; 5 Conclusion: The Future of Human Sex Research Technologies; Abstract; References
Subject Sexology -- Research -- History.
Sexology -- Research -- Technological innovations -- History.
Science -- History.
Sexual behavior.
Science, general.
History of Science.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
ISBN 9789400770645 (electronic bk.)
9400770642 (electronic bk.)
9789400770638
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