Sex, Drugs and Rock & Roll: Psychological, Legal and Cultural Examinations of Sex and Sexuality

Helen Gavin (Editor), Jacquelyn Bent

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One topic is guaranteed to polarise any group that discusses it, and
that is sex. What other word is guaranteed to make the person you say it to
hot and bothered? Ask the people around you what is the most perverted
thing you can think of and there would be as many answers as there are
people present. One of the world’s favourite authors, Terry Pratchett, musing
on the difference between erotic and perverted, suggested that erotic would
be using feathers during the sexual act, whereas perverted means using the
whole chickeni. Some of the following chapters stretch this distinction to its
Original languageEnglish
PublisherInter-Disciplinary Press
Number of pages269
ISBN (Print)9781848880313
Publication statusPublished - 2010


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