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Sex, Self and Society The Social Context of Sexuality

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ISBN-10: 0534529437

ISBN-13: 9780534529437

Edition: 2005

Authors: Tracey Steele

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SEX, SELF AND SOCIETY: THE SOCIAL CONTEXT OF SEXUALITY contains 60 edited articles divided into 15 chapters covering a range of issues dealing with human sexuality. Focusing on sexuality as both process and as a social institution, the book also covers contemporary issues such as abortion and sexually transmitted diseases.
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Book details

List price: $151.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 8/3/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Constructing Sex, the Sexual, and the Erotic
'Doing it/Defining it' The Social Construction of S-E-X
Unnatural Acts
Breastfeeding and the Good Maternal Body
Boundary Lines: Labeling Sexual Harassment in Restaurants
Constructing and Critiquing Sexual Categories
The Invention of Heterosexuality
Bisexuality in an Essentialist World: Understanding BiPhobia
A Queer Encounter
Conflated Constructs: Sex, Gender, and Sexuality
Beyond the Binaries: Depolarizing the Categories of Sex, Sexuality, and Gender
How Men Have (A) Sex
The Myth of the Latin Woman: I Just Met a Girl Named Maria
The Five Sexes Revisited
Dennis Rodman: Barbie Doll Gone Horribly Wrong
What's Love Got to Do With It? Constructions of Desire, Love, and Intimacy
The Feminization of Love
The Sexualization of Love
Women and Heterosexual Love: Complicity, Resistance, and Change
Constructing the Sexual Self: The Negotiation and Actualization of Sexual Identity and Behavior
Becoming 100 Percent Straight
Tearoom Trade: Impersonal Sex in Public Places
Dragon Ladies, Snow Queens, and Asian-American Dykes: Reflection Race and Sexuality
More than Manly Women: How Female Transsexuals Reject Lesbian Labels
The Ambiguity of "Having Sex:" The Subjective Experience of irginity Loss in the United States
Sex and Social Institutions
The State, Sexual Politics, and Public Policy
It Takes More Than Two: The Prostitute, the State, and the Entrepreneur
The Case of Sharon Kowalski and Karen Thompson: Ableism, Heterosexism, and Sexism
The Sexual Politics of Black Womanhood
Disability, Sex Radicalism and Political Agency
Media & Popular Culture
A Broken Trust: Canadian Priests, Brothers, Pedophilia, and the Media
Girls, Media, and the Negotiation of Sexuality: A Study of Race, Class, and Gender in Adolescent Peer Groups
The Social Organization of Sexuality and Gender in Alternative hard Rock: An Analysis of Intersectionality
Normal Sins: Scandal Narratives as Institutional Morality Tales
Economy and Work
Capitalism and Gay Identity
Sexuality in Organizations
Peepshow Feminism
The Locker Room and the Dorm Room: Workplace Norms and the Boundaries of Sexual Harassment in Magazine Editing
Religion and Education
The Muslim Concept of Active Female Sexuality
Slut! Growing up Female with a Bad Reputation
Gay and Lesbian Catholic Elementary School Teachers
Identity Puzzles: Talking Sex in Education
Family & Medicine
Dubious Conceptions: The Controversy Over Teen Pregnancy
Negotiating Lesbian Motherhood: The Dialectics of Resistance and Accommodation
In Pursuit of the Perfect Penis
Cloning, Sex, and New Kinds of Families
Hot Topics: Contemporary Sexual Issues, Debates, and Controversies
Sexuality, the Body, and Sexual Attractiveness
Medicalization of Racial Features: Asian-American Women and Cosmetic Surgery
Size 6: The Western Woman's Harem
Pills and Power Tools
Jane Fonda, Barbara Bush, and Other Aging Bodies: Femininity and the Limits of Resistance
Visibly Queer: Body Technologies and Sexual Politics
Sex, Pornography & Sexual Objectification
Pornography: Civil Rights, and Speech
Pornography and the Alienation of Male Sexuality
Odyssey of a Feminist Pornographer
Sexuality, Aggression, and Violence
Men on Rape
The Mind that Burns in Each Body: Women, Rape, and Racial Violence
The Sexual Politics of Murder
A Boy's Life: For Matthew Shepard's Killers, What Does It Take to Pass as a Man?
Sex and the Social Construction of Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Social Control, Civil Liberties, and Women's Sexuality
Identity and Stigma of Women with S.T.D.s
Gay Villain, Gay Hero: Homosexuality and the Social Construction of AIDS
Abortion, Conception, and Procreation
The Egg and the Sperm: How Science Has Constructed a Romance Based on Stereotypical Male-Female Roles
Motherhood and Morality in America
Now You Can Choose! Issues in Parenting and Procreation