Constructing Sexualities Readings in Sexuality, Gender, and Culture

ISBN-10: 013009661X

ISBN-13: 9780130096616

Edition: 2003

Authors: Suzanne LaFont
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Description: Designed to introduce readers to a broad range of relevant ideas and theories and to encourage critical thinking on a variety of sexuality and gender topics, this collection of articles, classic and current, addresses the relationships between sexuality, gender, and culture. The readings include descriptions of variations in sexual and gender ideologies, expressions of sexuality, gender diversity, and global issues. Gay rights, transgendered movements, intersexed awareness, female genital mutilation, male circumcision, AIDS, sex tourism, and the sex.com explosion on the internet are all current issues addressed.

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List price: $83.20
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 12/6/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 406
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.760
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Researching Sexualities and Gender
Investigating Sex: Essentialism and Constructionism (1998)
Sexing the Body: How Biologists Construct Human Sexuality (2000)
The Egg and the Sperm: How Science Has Constructed a Romance Based on Stereotypical Male-Female Roles (1991)
Sex in Primitive Society (1937)
The Natural History of Gender and Reproduction
The Animal with the Weirdest Sex Life (1997)
Bonobo Sex and Society: The Behavior of a Close Relative Challenges Assumptions About Male Supremacy in Human Evolution (1995)
Human Apes (1999)
Sexual Potentialities: Lessons From Early Ethnographies
Prenuptial Intercourse Between the Sexes (1929)
Dani Sexuality: A Low Energy System (1976) Postscript: Revisiting Dani Sexuality (2001)
Sexual Inversion Among the Azande (1970)
Sex and Repression in an Irish Folk Community (1971)
Rites of Passage and Genital Mutilation
The Geography of Genital Mutilations (1989)
Unmasking Tradition: A Sudanese Anthropologist Confronts Female "Circumcision" and Its Terrible Tenacity (1998)
Marriage and Love
Mehinaku Men and Women: A Sociology of Marriage, Sex, and Affection (1985)
Arranging a Marriage in India (1992)
Against Love: A Treatise on the Tyranny of Two (2001)
Constructing and Deconstructing Bodies
The Five Sexes: Why Male and Female Are Not Enough (1993)
Hermaphrodites with Attitude: Mapping the Emergence of Intersex Political Activism (1998)
Beyond the Binary
Hijra and Sadhin: Neither Man nor Woman in India (2000)
Lesbians, Men-Women and Two-Spirits: Homosexuality and Gender in Native American Cultures (1999)
Trans-Isms/Gender/Sexual/Cultural
Who Put the "Trans" in Transgender? Gender Theory and Everyday Life (2000)
The Gender of Brazilian Transgendered Prostitutes (1999)
Same-Sex Sexualities: Culture, Desire, and Freedom
Sambia Sexual Culture (1999)
Culture and Women's Sexualities (2000)
Redirecting Sexual Orientation: Techniques and Justifications (1992)
International Encounters: Sexualities in the Global Village
For Love and Money: Romance Tourism in Jamaica (1995)
Forced to Choose: Beyond the Voluntary v. Forced Prostitution Dichotomy (1998)
The Right to Say no, the Right to Say Yes: Gender, Sexualities, and Self-Determination
Arab Honor's Price: A Woman's Blood (1999)
Women: Wives, Mothers, Daughters (1998)
Negotiating Sex and Gender in the Attorney General's Commission on Pornography (1990)
The Future of Sexualities
... /Cybersex/no_gender/no_sexuality/no_body.html (2001)
An Orgy of Abstinence (2001)
An Unfinished Revolution: Sexuality in the 20th Century (1993)
Glossary
A List of Journals for the Study of Sexuality, Gender, and Culture
Bibliography
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