Challenging the Medicalization of Sex




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A New View of Women's Sexual Problems:
A Teaching Manual

by Leonore Tiefer, Peggy Brick, and Meg Kaplan

This 80 page manual includes:

  • About the New View Campaign;
  • Goals and Objectives for New View Workshops;
  • Alternative designs for 1 hr, 3 hr or 6 hr workshops;
  • Twelve activities for classes or workshops:
  • Warm-up activity
  • 3 fact and opinion activities about women's sexual problems
  • A mini-lecture on 'the New View'
  • 4 activities to explore the social and historical context of women's sexual problems
  • A 'Consumer Beware!' activity exploring sex drug advertisements
  • 2 activities on putting the New View 'into practice'
  • Activity handouts including a case study, a sex drug promotional ad (Zestra), the WAS Declaration of Sexual Rights, and more;
  • A substantial Resources section including 8 short articles (featuring our manifesto and Germaine Greer's 1/9/03 London Times piece, 'A woman's duty is not only to have the sex she doesn't really want, but to enjoy it');
  • A useful list of publications and websites


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