Stephen Baskerville

is Professor of Government at Patrick Henry College.  He is the author of Taken Into Custody: The War against Fathers, Marriage, and the Family (Turner, 2007), and of more than 100 articles on the politics of the family, sexuality, and related issues.  Read more...

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Review by Chris Sugden

in the 

Church of England Newspaper

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and read the              Introduction.

Plus an interview on popular Belgrade TV show, Dobro jutro Srbijo ("Good Morning, Serbia"), 6 December 2017 (with Dr Misa Djurkovic, partially in English)

More academic and semi-academic articles are available at Academia.edu.

"...a politically incorrect and courageous book..."


ROBERT REILLY, Westminster Institute

Peer-Reviewed Articles on the Sexual Revolution


                                       by Stephen Baskerville

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Extended discussion of family law and family policy with local experts, practitioners, and activists, Institute of European Studies, Belgrade, 7 December 2017


Recent Reviews



NEW:

Review by John Waters 

(formerly of the Irish Times)

in First Things




Review by Howard Schwartz in Quillette







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 Catholic TV show discusses

The New Politics of Sex

"The New Ideology of Sex"

(lecture at Serbia's prestigious 

Matica Srpska, institute 

Novi Sad, 8 December 2017),

Most TV broadcast

Why the standard conservative defense of marriage is inadequate (lecture at the Ordo Iuris conference in Warsaw, September 2016).   .

And 2 interviews in Serbian newspapers (in Serbian):

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The New Politics of Sex



The Sexual Revolution, Civil Liberties,


      and the 


Growth of Governmental Power




A new book by



              Stephen Baskerville, PhD


Just Released in 2017

International Conference on

The Human Person and Secularization,

Vatra Dornei, Romania, June 2017

Also by Stephen Baskerville


Taken Into Custody:


The War Against

Fathers, 

Marriage, 

  and the 

Family











A devastating critique of the divorce industry...

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"Prof. Baskerville has written what well may be the most important book of 2017-- he has written a masterly and authoritative account of how "sexual radicalism" has infected and transformed culture, politics, and the legal system. The entire narrative is supported by exhaustive research among scholars on both sides of the debate about the impact of feminist and homosexual activism on the entire criminal justice system which Baskerville sees as creating an entire network of self-serving agents enforcing laws that ignore the presumption of innocence, due process, and public transparency. Baskerville also shows with jaw-dropping clarity how "no-fault" divorces laws have allowed the intrusion of federal and state government so far into our private lives that "privacy" no longer exists. Single-parent families, in essence, have been promoted by government intrusion and the star chamber demands of "child support" which can so easily end up with the incarceration of fathers by ideologically-driven family courts. Both the government and the divorce industry have a financial interest in the increasing growth of single-parent families and the removal of the father. Brilliant and compelling, The New Politics of Sex issues an​ urgent plea that we cut the Gordian Knot of our radically sexualized culture and polity."  Deal Hudson, President, Morley Institute for Religion and Culture, and former publisher of Crisis magazine

See the study:

"Welfare and the 'Road to Serfdom'"

​"I could not put this endlessly fascinating book down after opening it. It reveals how due-process violations and anti-male bias pervade family and divorce courts, and how the breakdown of the family due to no-fault divorce is costly to taxpayers, even as the welfare state fuels it further. It describes how a suffocating climate of political correctness in academia has kept the public in the dark about these abuses."  


​                        HANS BADER, Competitive Enterprise Institute


“The New Politics of Sex is a brilliant, long-needed diagnosis of the deliberately fostered collapse of the institutions of the West. It is a must-read for anyone who has authority (parents, pastors, teachers, politicians, administrators, judges, police, doctors, and more). Never has humankind been up against so darkly brilliant and pervasive an enemy as the one Baskerville unveils. Purchase as many as you can to distribute, and write about it, blog about it, talk about it.”


     PATRICK F. FAGAN​, Marriage and Religion Research Institute

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The First Complete Political Analysis of the Sexual Revolution​​


Sexuality has exploded everywhere throughout our society and is radically altering our culture and institutions.  But what is the effect of the Sexual Revolution and the political ideology that drives it on our government and civic life?  What is the effect of radical political ideology on our freedom and civil liberties?  The New Politics of Sex is the first book that seeks to understand the impact of sexual politics on our public life.  The results are illuminating and sometimes disturbing.


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