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Two Cheers for the New BDSM Study, with a Dash of Caution about Hierarchies of Sexuality

I am in sympathy with any attempt to vindicate the perception of people who are into unorthodox sexual practices. The enforcement of bourgeois standards of “normalcy” in sexuality is a good example of cultural bio-power, characteristic of the kind of social control exercised in both democratic and totalitarian societies. The fact that even the latest

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Fifty Shades of Bourgeois

Perhaps we should be happy that twenty million readers worldwide have embraced their inner spanker and/or spankee. Perhaps we should accept that the vessel of truth is, in this case, highly imperfect. Written as a spin-off of Twilight fan fiction, entirely in present tense, with awkward inner monologues and lacking in any descriptive prose, the