It has been a busy couple of weeks journal-wise, so there is plenty to read over the winter break.
The new issue of Nous (47:4, 2013) is out now, and features the usual combination of fascinating articles (TOC below)
Edward S. Hinchman
Rafael De Clercq
Also, the new special issue of Sexualities (16:8, 2013) is out : it is themed around Fifty Shades of Grey. The issue is edited by Bethan Jones, Sarah Harman and Ruth Deller, and features articles by Feona Attwood, Ian Hunter and Clarissa Smith among many others. The issue is open access until March, TOC below.
Introduction to the special issue: Reading the ‘phenomenon’
Consensual non-consent: Comparing EL James’s and Pauline Réage’s
Flogging sexual transgression: Interrogating the costs of the ‘effect’
Consent is a grey area? A comparison of understandings of consent in and on the BDSM blogosphere
When religious ‘mommy bloggers’ met ‘mommy porn’: Evangelical Christian and Mormon women’s responses to
Reading the BDSM romance: Reader responses to
Fifty shades of ghey: Snark fandom and the figure of the anti-fan
Pre-reading and failing to read
and the law: Regulating sex and sex media in the UK
of sex shop: Sexual fantasy for sale