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Hera Cook <email@example.com>
University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
Currently undertaking research into the history of emotion in Britain from 1930-1980
Ongoing interest in female sexuality, children's sexuality (not adult/child sex contacts), contraception, abortion, politics, deference, equality.
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|Interests:||Australian and New Zealand History / Studies
European History / Studies
History of Science, Medicine, and Technology
Women, Gender, and Sexuality
B.A. (Hons, 1st class), Birkbeck College, University of London; Ph.D. University of Sussex, 1999. Leverhulme Foundation Post-Doctoral Study Abroad Fellowship, University of Sydney.
‘The Long Sexual Revolution: British women, sex and contraception in the twentieth century.’ Oxford University Press, Oxford, U.K., 2004.
‘Unseemly and Unwomanly Behaviour’: comparing women’s control of their fertility in Britain and Australia.’ Journal of Population Research (Australia): Volume 17.2. November 2000.
‘Sex and the Experts: medicalisation as a two way process, Britain 1920-1950.’ C.Usborne, and W. de Blecourt, eds., “Mediating Medicine. Cultural approaches to illness and treatment in early modern and modern Europe” Routledge, London. [Forthcoming, 2003].
‘The British Sexual Revolution’ History Workshop Issue 59, 2005.