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Cohen, 2001. Social Research 68(1):318-326

The Necessity of Privacy
Jean L. Cohen

Social Research: An International Quarterly
Arien Mack, Editor

Volume 68, No. 1 (Spring 2001): 318-326

ABSTRACT: The article offers information on the necessity of privacy. The author, through the book Sex, Privacy and the Constitution: Dilemmas of Regulating Intimacy , pondered on the implications of cultural and social changes in the understanding of gender, sex, and sexuality that have inspired the development of the new line of constitutional privacy analysis elaborated by David Garrow in his contribution to the periodical. It is noted that privacy is an essential factor for intimacy. Legal and political theorists maintained that privacy analysis must operate with an essentialist notion of what is intrinsically private, and that it affirms a prepolitical natural domain of liberty in which the state must not...
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