ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Politics and Sexuality in France, 1950-1991

Janine Mossuz-Lavau Until as late as the 1980s the laws of the state and norms of society in France combined to regulate sexual behaviour and restrict aspects of sexuality in several ways. The greater sexual freedom today is a result of several struggles over a long period. While left-wing parties have generally supported movements andlegislation for greater sexual freedom, there are several other factors which have contributed to the change.

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