Book reviews

Burgnard Sylvie, 2015, Produire, diffuser et contester les savoirs sur le sexe. Une sociohistoire de la sexualité dans la Genève des années 1970 [Producing, disseminating and contesting established knowledge about sex. A socio-history of sexuality in Geneva in the 1970s], Bern, Peter Lang S.A. Éditions scientifiques internationales, Population, famille et société, vol. 20, XVI+368 p.

Cécile Thomé  By the same author

Resume

Sylvie Burgnard’s work is situated at the intersection of history and sociology. She puts forward an analysis of knowledge about sexuality at a given time – the 1970s – and place: Romandy, or the French-speaking part of Switzerland, specifically, the city of Geneva. Her analysis is based on public and private archives as well as medical publications, women’s magazines of the time, and a few (…)