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The Right to Sex: Shortlisted for the Orwell Prize 2022
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The Right to Sex: Shortlisted for the Orwell Prize 2022 (Paperback)

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A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

BLACKWELL'S BOOK OF THE YEAR 2021

SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE 2022



Essential lessons on the world we live in, from one of our greatest young thinkers - a guide to what everybody is talking about today



'Unparalleled and extraordinary . . . A bracing revivification of a crucial lineage in feminist writing' JIA TOLENTINO



'I believe Amia Srinivasan's work will change the world' KATHERINE RUNDELL



'Rigorously researched, but written with such spark and verve. The best non-fiction book I have read this year' PANDORA SYKES



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How should we talk about sex? It is a thing we have and also a thing we do; a supposedly private act laden with public meaning; a personal preference shaped by outside forces; a place where pleasure and ethics can pull wildly apart.



Since #MeToo many have fixed on consent as the key framework for achieving sexual justice. Yet consent is a blunt tool. To grasp sex in all its complexity - its deep ambivalences, its relationship to gender, class, race and power - we need to move beyond 'yes and no', wanted and unwanted.



We need to interrogate the fraught relationships between discrimination and preference, pornography and freedom, rape and racial injustice, punishment and accountability, pleasure and power, capitalism and liberation. We need to rethink sex as a political phenomenon.



Searching, trenchant and extraordinarily original, The Right to Sex is a landmark examination of the politics and ethics of sex in this world, animated by the hope of a different one.

Amia Srinivasan was born in 1984 in Bahrain and raised in London, New York, Singapore and Taiwan. She is currently the Chichele Professor of Social and Political Theory at All Souls College, Oxford, and has held permanent or visiting academic posts at University College London, Yale, NYU and UCLA. She has written on subjects as diverse as sex, death, octopuses, suicide, anger, education and many others for publications including the London Review of Books, where she is a contributing editor, the New Yorker, the Times Literary Supplement and the New York Times. She lives in Oxford.

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