Sexualities : Identities, Behaviors, and Society

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Featuring both first-person narratives and more traditional research articles, this anthology addresses such key questions as: What is the social construct of sexualities? How is it more than a simple product of natural "urges" or "drives"? and How is the sexual personal, social, and political? Central to the book, is the incorporation of gender and sexual orientation as the axes, around which sexual identity and activity more

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  • Hardback | 496 pages
  • 188 x 236.2 x 30.5mm | 929.88g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 4 line illustrations
  • 0195174690
  • 9780195174694

Table of contents

SECTION ONE: INTRODUCTION TO SEXUALITIES; 1. CLASSICAL INQUIRIES; Sigmund Freud, from "Femininity" (XXXIII) in New Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis; Richard von Krafft-Ebing, from "Fragments of a System of Psychology of Sexual Life," in Psychopathia Sexualis; Havelock Ellis, from "Analysis of the Sexual Impulse," in Studies in the Psychology of Sex: Vol. III; Alfred Kinsey, Wardell Pomeroy and Clyde Martin, from "Masturbation," in Sexual Behavior in the Human Female; William Masters and Virginia Johnson, from "The Sexual Response Cycle and Research Population," in Human Sexual Response; John H. Gagnon and William Simon, from "The Social Origins of Sexual Development," in Sexual Conduct; 2. CONTEMPORARY INTERROGATIONS; Anne Fausto-Sterling, "The Five Sexes: Why Male and Female are Not Enough"; Jonathan Ned Katz, "'Homosexual' and 'Heterosexual': Questioning the Terms"; Julia Ericksen and Sally Steffen, from Kiss and Tell: Surveying Sex in the Twentieth Century; Leonore Tiefer, from "Historical, Scientific, Clinical and Feminist Criticisms of 'The Human Sexual Response Cycle'," in Sex is Not a Natural Act; Suzanne Kessler, from "Creating Good-Looking Genitals in the Service of Gender," A Queer World: The Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies Reader, Volume 1; SECTION TWO: SEXUAL IDENTITIES; 3. BECOMING SEXUAL; Barrie Thorne and Zella Luria, from "Sexuality and Gender in Children's Daily Worlds," Social Problems; Deborah Tolman, "Doing Desire: Adolescent Girls' Struggles for/with Sexuality," Gender & Society ; Anthony M. A. Smith, Doreen Rosenthal, and Heidi Reichler, "High-Schoolers' Masturbatory Practices: Their Relationship to Sexual Intercourse and Personal Characteristics," Psychological Reports 79; Connie Chan, "Asian-American Adolescents: Issues in the Expression of Sexuality," Sexual Cultures and the Construction of Adolescent Identities; Barbara Risman and Pepper Schwartz, "After the Sexual Revolution: Gender and Politics in Teen Dating" in Contexts 1(1); Ritch C. Savin-Williams, 1996, "Dating and Romantic Relationships among Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Youths," in The Lives of Lesbians, Gays, and Bisexuals: Children to Adults; 4. SEXUAL IDENTITIES AND SEXUAL BEHAVIORS; Michael Kimmel and Rebecca Plante, "The Gender of Desire: The Sexual Fantasies of College Women and Men," in Advances in Gender Research; M. Rochlin, "The Heterosexual Questionnaire," in Men's Lives, 5e; Lillie S. Ransom, "Navigating Sex, Sexuality, and Christian Values," Sexuality and Culture 4 (3); Eleanor Maticka-Tyndale, Edward S. Herold, and Dawn Mewhinney, "Casual Sex on Spring Break: Intentions and Behaviors of Canadian Students," Journal of Sex Research 35 (3); Marian Pitts and Qazi Rahman, "Which Behaviors Constitute 'Having Sex' Among University Students in the UK?" in Archives of Sexual Behavior 30 (2); Sumie Okazaki, "Influences of Culture on Asian Americans' Sexuality," Journal of Sex Research; 5. SAME-SEX SEXUALITIES; Laura S. Brown, "Lesbian Identities: Concepts and Issues," in Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identities Over the Lifespan: Psychological Perspectives; Steven Seidman, Chet Meeks, and Francie Traschen, "Beyond the Closet? The Changing Social Meaning of Homosexuality in the United States," Sexualities 2; Letitia Anne Peplau, Rosemary C. Veniegas, and Susan Miller Campbell, "Gay and Lesbian Relationships," in The Lives of Lesbians, Gays, and Bisexuals: Children to Adults; Paula C. Rust, "Two Many and Not Enough: The Meanings of Bisexual Identities," Journal of Bisexuality; Patricia Gagne, Richard Tewksbury and Deanna McGaughey, "Coming Out or Crossing Over: Identity Formation and Proclamation in an Transgender Community," Gender & Society 11 (4); E. J. GRAFF, 2001, "THE M/F BOXES," THE NATION; SECTION THREE: SEXUAL BEHAVIORS; 6. VARIATIONS AND ADAPTATIONS; Laurence Alison, Pekka Santtila, and N. Kenneth Sandnabba, "Sadomasochistically Oriented Behavior: Diversity of Practice and Meaning," Archives of Sexual Behavior 30 (1); Celia Roberts, Susan Kippax, Catherine Waldby and June Crawford, "Faking It: The Story of 'Ohh'!" Women's Studies International Forum; Clive M. Davis, Joani Blank, Hung-Yu Lin, and Consuelo Bonillas, "Characteristics of Vibrator Use among Women," Journal of Sex Research 33 (4); Al Cooper, Irene P. McLoughlin, Kevin M. Campbell, "Sexuality in Cyberspace: Update for the 21st Century," CyberPsychology & Behavior 3 (4); Charles Mooser, "Paraphilia: A Critique of a Confused Concept"; 7. SEX AS A GLOBAL COMMODITY; Katherine Frank, "The Production of Identity and the Negotiation of Intimacy in a 'Gentleman's Club'," Sexualities 1 (2); Martin Monto, "Prostitution and Fellatio," Journal of Sex Research, May, 38 (2); Joanna Brewis and Stephen Linstead, "'The Worst Thing is the Screwing' (1): Consumption and the Management of Identity in Sex Work," Gender, Work & Organization, Apr. 7 (2); Julia O'Connell Davidson and Jacqueline Sanchez Taylor, "Fantasy Islands: Exploring the Demand for Sex Tourism," Pages 37-54 in Sun, Sex and Gold: Tourism and Sex Work in the Caribbean; 8. PORNOGRAPHY; Michael Kimmel and Martin Barron, "Sexual Violence in Three Pornographic Media: Towards a Sociological Explanation," Journal of Sex Research; William Fisher and Azy Barak, "Internet Pornography: A Social Psychological Perspective on Internet Sexuality," Journal of Sex Research; Gail Dines and Robert Jensen, "Pornography and Media: Towards a More Critical Analysis," Original for this volume; Sharon A. Abbott, "Creating a Scene: The Work of Performing Sex," Original for this volume; SECTION FOUR: SEXUALITY AS POLITICS; 9. SEXUAL VIOLENCE; Susan E. Hickman and Charlene L. Muehlenhard, "College Women's Fears and Precautionary Behaviors Relating to Acquaintance Rape and Stranger Rape," Psychology of Women Quarterly 21 (4); Carole J. Sheffield, "Sexual Terrorism," in Women: A Feminist Perspective, 5e; Fred Pelka, "Raped: A Male Survivor Breaks His Silence," On the Issues Quarterly; Peggy Reeves Sanday, "Rape Prone versus Rape Free Campus Cultures," Violence Against Women 2 (2); 10. SEX EDUCATION AND SEXUAL HEALTH; Judith Levine, "No-Sex Education," in Harmful to Minors; Peggy J. Kleinplatz, "'Educational' Sex Videos: What are They Teaching?" Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality 6 (1); Rebecca Plante, "Sexuality and Subversion: University Peer Sexuality Educators and the Possibilities for Change" in A Dangerous Knowing: Sexuality, Pedagogy and Popular Culture; Richard Parker, "Sexuality, Culture, and Power in HIV/AIDS Research," Annual Review of Anthropology, Vol. 30show more

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