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The ploy of instinct : Victorian sciences of nature and sexuality in liberal governance, Kathleen Frederickson

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The ploy of instinct : Victorian sciences of nature and sexuality in liberal governance
Title
The ploy of instinct
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Victorian sciences of nature and sexuality in liberal governance
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Kathleen Frederickson
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eng
Summary
It is paradoxical that instinct became a central term for late Victorian sexual sciences as they were elaborated in the medicalized spaces of confession and introspection, given that instinct had long been defined in its opposition to self-conscious thought. The Ploy of Instinct ties this paradox to instinct's deployment in conceptualizing governmentality. Instinct's domain, Frederickson argues, extended well beyond the women, workers, and ""savages"" to whom it was so often ascribed. The concept of instinct helped to gloss over contradictions in British liberal ideology made palpable as turn-
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index present
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non fiction
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The ploy of instinct : Victorian sciences of nature and sexuality in liberal governance, Kathleen Frederickson
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The ploy of instinct : Victorian sciences of nature and sexuality in liberal governance, Kathleen Frederickson
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt13x051h
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Reading like an animal -- The case of sexology at work -- Freud's Australia -- Angel in the big house
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1 online resource (234 pages).
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online
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9780823262540
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
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remote

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