Sexuality and PowerThe Institute of Art and Ideas
What you'll learn on the course
Models of Sex
Contracts of Marriage
- Part One: The Ancient WorldWhat did sex look like in ancient Greece, where the majority of the population had no rights?
- Part Two: Christianity and SexualityHow did Christianity’s rise radically transform sexual norms, and what does this mean for us?
- Part Three: Science and SexualityHow have scientists and activists engaged in a power struggle to classify modern sexuality?
Suggested Further Readings
A selection of further readings has been suggested by Professor Mottier as part of this course.
Our editors have brought together a range of content from across IAI.tv which explore the ideas in this course.
- Véronique Mottier
Professor of Sociology at the University of Lausanne, and fellow of Jesus College Cambridge, Véronique Mottier is the author of Sexuality: A Very Short Introduction.