Testo Junkie : Sex, Drugs and Biopolitics in the Pharmacopornographic

Notes

Paul B. Preciado shows the ways in which the synthesis of hormones since the 1950s has fundamentally changed how gender and sexual identity formulated, and how the pharmaceutical and pornography industries are in the business of creating desire. This riveting continuation of Foucault's The History of Sexuality also includes Preciado's diaristic account of his own use of testosterone every day for one year, and its mesmerizing impact on his body as well as his imagination.

Artist / Author Paul B. Preciado
Publisher The Feminist Press
ISBN 978-1558618374
Reference P2956
Date 2013
Type Publication

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