On this week’s 51%, we discuss The Sex Obsession: Perversity and Possibility in American Politics with author Janet R. Jakobsen.
In The Sex Obsession: Perversity and Possibility in American Politics (NYU Press), Janet R. Jakobsen examines how gender and sexuality have reappeared time and again at the center of political life, and is marked by a series of widely recognized issues and movements. Jakobsen is a professor of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Columbia’s Barnard College.
That’s our show for this week. Thanks to Tina Renick for production assistance. Our executive producer is Dr. Alan Chartock. Our theme music is Glow in the Dark by Kevin Bartlett. This show is a national production of Northeast Public Radio. If you’d like to hear this show again, sign up for our podcast, or visit the 51% archives on our web site at wamc.org. And follow us on Twitter @51PercentRadio This week’s show is #1629.