Oedipus Revisited: Sexual Behaviour in the Human Male Today

Oedipus Revisited: Sexual Behaviour in the Human Male Today


not easy the traditional Freudian interpretation of the Oedipus fantasy, this learn, according to a decade of study, bargains a innovative framework for realizing sleek masculinity. All elements of up to date male sexuality are mentioned, together with how males relate to their fathers, sexual companions, coworkers, and society at huge. themes comparable to the metrosexual male, the getting older male, and homosexuality also are explored. Drawing conclusions from greater than 10,000 interviews with males in all components of the area, the typical notions of masculinity are overturned and it really is posited that each younger boy is careworn by means of society to not only break free his mom at puberty, but in addition to reject and humiliate her-often in a public or ritualized demeanour. She then explores how the legacy of this betrayal is later manifested in violence and discrimination opposed to ladies. As together with her prior groundbreaking experiences, each factor is tackled head-on, together with sexual habit, violence, woman sexuality, masturbation, and spiritual fundamentalism.

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