The Moral Panics of Sexuality

  • Breanne Fahs
  • Mary L. Dudy
  • Sarah Stage

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Introduction

    1. Breanne Fahs, Mary L. Dudy, Sarah Stage
      Pages 1-23
  3. Female Desire

  4. Creating Norms

  5. Colonial Erotics

  6. Tactical Panics

  7. Critical Panics

About this book


A provocative feminist analysis of the moral panics of sexuality, this interdisciplinary edited collection showcases the range of historical and contemporary crises we too often suppress, including vagina dentata, vampires, cannibalism, age appropriateness, breast cancer, menstrual panics, and sex education.


community culture education feminism Moral Sex

Editors and affiliations

  • Breanne Fahs
    • 1
  • Mary L. Dudy
    • 1
  • Sarah Stage
    • 1
  1. 1.Arizona State UniversityUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Media & Culture Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-46958-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-35317-7
  • About this book