Introduction: Rita Felski.
Part I. A Dangerous New Science.
1. Transformations: Subjects, Categories and Cures in Krafft-Ebing's Sexology: Merl Storr.
2. It's What You Do With It That Counts: Interpretations of Otto Weininger: Judy Greenway.
3. The Hidden Romance of Sexual Science: Eugenics, the Nation and the Making of Modern Feminism: Carolyn Burdett.
4. Scientific Racism and the Making of the Homosexual Body: Siobhan Somerville.
Part II. Labelling Bodies. .
5. Symonds's History, Ellis's Heredity: Sexual Inversion: Joseph Bristow.
6. 'Educating the Eye': The Tattooed Prostitute: Jane Caplan.
7. Transsexuals and the Transsexualists: Inversion and the Emergence of Transsexual Subjectivity: Jay Prosser.
Part III. Constructing Desires.
8. Feminist Reconfigurations of Heterosexuality in the 1920s: Lesley Hall.
9. Sex, Love and the Homosexual Body in Early Sexology: Suzanne Raitt.
10. Havelock Ellis, Sigmund Freud and the State: Discourses of Homosexual Identity in Interwar Britain: Chris Waters.
Part IV. Cultural Perversions. .
11. Trial by Sexology?: Maud Allan, Salome and the 'Cult of the Clitoris' Case: Lucy Bland.
12. 'Acts of Female Indecency': Sexology's Intervention in Legislating Lesbianism: Laura Doan.
13. 'Sex is an Accident': Feminism, Science and the Radical Sexual Theory of Urania 1915-1940: Alison Oram.
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* Contributions from a range of scholars in different disciplines which gives the volume a true interdisciplinary appeal.
* Individual chapters outline a broad range of critical methodologies.