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Sex Matters : The Sexuality and Society Reader

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2nd
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9780205485444

ISBN10:
0205485448
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Pub. Date:
1/1/2007
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Allyn & Bacon
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Summary

Sex Matters: The Sexuality and Society Reader, 2/E

Mindy  Stombler, Georgia State University
Dawn M. Baunach, Georgia State University
Elisabeth O. Burgess, Georgia State University
Denise  Donnelly, Georgia State University
Wendy  Simonds, Georgia State University

ISBN: 0205485448

 

  

This anthology of 62 readings from contemporary scholarly literature, trade books, popular media, as well as contributed articles, examines the many ways in which human sexuality is a socially constructed and regulated behavior, and how it is studied by social scientists.

 

New To This Edition

  • 39 of the 62 readings are new.
  • Several chapters, including Sexual Practices, Sexual Violence, and Commercialized Sex, have been greatly expanded.
  • Each chapter now concludes with "Sextistics," a set of relevant research data.

Table of Contents

Preface xii
About the Contributors xvii
Categorizing Sex
1(55)
Spotlight on Research: An Interview with Paula C. Rodriguez Rust
1(54)
Are We Having Sex Now or What?
5(3)
Greta Christina
Would You Say You ``Had Sex'' If . . .?
8(2)
Stephanie A. Sanders
June Machover Reinisch
Who Will Make Room for the Intersexed?
10(16)
Kate Haas
Defining Genitals: Size Does Matter
26(1)
Suzanne Kessler
Sex and the Trans Man
27(4)
Jamison Green
Straight Dude Seeks Same: Mapping the Relationship between Sexual Identities, Practices, and Cultures
31(7)
Jane Ward
Why Are We Gay?
38(4)
Mubarak Dahir
Identity and Community: The Social Construction of Bisexuality in Women
42(10)
Kassia Wosick-Correa
Nuances of Gay Identities Reflected in New Language
52(3)
Rona Marech
Sextistics
55(1)
Investigating Sexuality
56(64)
Spotlight on Research: An Interview with Julia R. Heiman
56(63)
Alfred Kinsey and the Kinsey Report
60(7)
Vern L. Bullough
Survey of Sexual Behavior of Americans
67(7)
Edward O. Laumann
John H. Gagnon
Robert T. Michael
Stuart Michaels
Doing It Differently: Women's and Men's Estimates of Their Number of Lifetime Sexual Partners
74(2)
Mindy Stombler
Dawn M. Baunach
Racism and Research: The Case of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study
76(9)
Allan M. Brandt
Sexuality and Social Theorizing
85(12)
Denise Donnelly
Elisabeth O. Burgess
Wendy Simonds
(How) Does the Sexual Orientation of Parents Matter?
97(11)
Judith Stacey
Timothy J. Biblarz
Funding Sex Research
108(3)
Mindy Stombler
The Reluctant Polyamorist: Conducting Auto-Ethnographic Research in a Sexualized Setting
111(8)
Elisabeth Sheff
Sextistics
119(1)
Representing Sex
120(63)
Spotlight on Research: An Interview with Joshua Gamson
120(61)
``Where My Girls At?'' Negotiating Black Womanhood in Music Videos
124(11)
Rana A. Emerson
My Meidel Is the Centerfold: Is Playboy's First Jewish Bunny a Role Model?
135(3)
Deborah Kolben
Gay-for-Pay: Straight Men and the Making of Gay Pornography
138(15)
Jeffrey Escoffier
What We Know about Pornography
153(2)
Clive M. Davis
Naomi B. McCormick
An Overview of Pornography Studies
155(2)
Neil M. Malamuth
Tamara Addison
Mary Koss
Little White Lies: Race, Dildos, and American Culture
157(5)
Allison Kavanagh Alavi
Feeble Excuses: Public Representations of Gender, Sexuality, and Disability
162(10)
Pamela Block
How the Internet Is Shaping Sex
172(9)
Lewis Perdue
Sextistics
181(2)
Learning about Sex
183(62)
Spotlight on Research: An Interview with Ritch C. Savin-Williams
183(60)
The Death of the Stork: Sex Education Books for Children
186(10)
Wendy Simonds
What Do I Say to My Children?
196(2)
Sol Gordon
Judith Gordon
Fear of Sex: Do the Media Make Them Do It?
198(14)
Karen Sternheimer
Whorified Virgins: Gay Youth and Sex
212(5)
Michael Amico
``We Don't Sleep around Like White Girls Do'': Family, Culture, and Gender in Filipina American Lives
217(12)
Yen Le Espiritu
Going Too Far? Sex, Sin and Social Policy
229(14)
Susan Rose
Sextistics
243(2)
The Sexual Body
245(79)
Spotlight on Research: An Interview with Leonore Tiefer
245(78)
The Sorcerer's Apprentice: Why Can't We Stop Circumcising Boys?
249(6)
Robert Darby
Female Genital Cutting
255(3)
Elisabeth O. Burgess
Little Girls in Women's Bodies: Social Interaction and the Strategizing on Early Breast Development
258(18)
Erika Summers-Effler
Fixing the Broken Male Machine
276(18)
Meika Loe
Myth Information vs. the Fat Facts
294(11)
Hanne Blank
Because He Liked to Look at It
305(1)
Eve Ensler
Exotic Dancing and the Negotiation of Identity: The Multiple Uses of Body Technologies
306(13)
Jennifer K. Wesely
The G-Spot and Other Mysteries
319(4)
Elisabeth O. Burgess
Sextistics
323(1)
Sexual Practices
324(73)
Spotlight on Research: An Interview with Pepper Schwartz
324(71)
Now for the Truth about Americans and Sex
326(4)
Philip Elmer-DeWitt
Sexual Behavior and Health
330(2)
William D. Mosher
Anjani Chandra
Jo Jones
Against Love: A Treatise on the Tyranny of Two
332(4)
Laura Kipnis
Asexuality
336(2)
Melissa Travis
Mexican Immigrant Women and Sexual Initiation
338(9)
Gloria Gonzalez-Lopez
The Search for Sexual Intimacy for Men with Cerebral Palsy
347(10)
Russell P. Shuttleworth
What's a Leg Got to Do with It?
357(2)
Donna Walton
Tainted Love? Exploring the Contours of Interracial Romance and Resistance to Interracial Intimacy
359(8)
Melinda Mills
Influences of Culture on Asian Americans' Sexuality
367(8)
Sumie Okazaki
Sexual Desire in Later Life
375(7)
John D. DeLamater
Morgan Sill
A Down Low Dirty Shame
382(3)
Joshunda Sanders
10 Things You Should Know about the DL
385(3)
Keith Boykin
Kink without Borders: Sexual ``Deviance'' across Cultures
388(7)
Dinesh Bhugra
Sextistics
395(2)
Procreative Issues
397(41)
Spotlight on Research: An Interview with Dorothy E. Roberts
397(39)
The Pleasures of Childbirth
400(5)
Ina May Gaskin
Sexuality and Childbirth
405(2)
Sheila Kitzinger
Punishing Drug Addicts Who Have Babies: Women of Color, Equality, and the Right of Privacy
407(10)
Dorothy E. Roberts
Imaging Bodies, Imagining Relations: Narratives of Queer Women and ``Assisted Conception''
417(7)
Jacquelyne Luce
Current Reproductive Technologies: Increased Access and Choice?
424(7)
Linda J. Beckman
S. Marie Harvey
Induced Abortion in the United States
431(3)
From Contraception to Abortion: A Moral Continuum
434(2)
Wendy Simonds
Sextistics
436(2)
Sexual Disease
438(45)
Spotlight on Research: An Interview with Claire Sterk
438(43)
Tracking the Hidden Epidemics
441(3)
Preventing STIs
444(2)
Heather Boonstra
Venereal Disease: Sin versus Science
446(10)
Elizabeth Fee
Damaged Goods: Women Managing the Stigma of STDs
456(9)
Adina Nack
Lesbian Women and Sexually Transmitted Infections
465(2)
Katheleen Dolan
Phillip W. Davis
Showdown in Choctaw County
467(5)
Jacob Levenson
Aging and HIV---The Changing Face of AIDS
472(2)
David M. Latini
David W. Coon
HIV/AIDS and People with Disability
474(2)
Nora Ellen Groce
The Global HIV/AIDS Pandemic, Structural Inequalities, and the Politics of International Health
476(3)
Richard Parker
The Feminization of AIDS
479(2)
Sextistics
481(2)
Social Control of Sexuality
483(76)
Spotlight on Research: An Interview with Keith Boykin
483(74)
The Social Control of Adult---Child Sex
486(14)
Jeffery S. Mullis
Dawn M. Baunach
The Sexual Politics of Black Womanhood
500(15)
Patricia Hill Collins
Slut! Insult of Insults
515(10)
Leora Tanenbaum
In the Closet
525(14)
Steven Seidman
LGBTQ Politics in America: An Abbreviated History
539(3)
Chet Meeks
The Pentagon's Gay Ban Is Not Based on Military Necessity
542(8)
Aaron Belkin
Sexuality and Globalization
550(7)
Dennis Altman
Sextistics
557(2)
Sexual Violence
559(38)
Spotlight on Research: An Interview with Diana E. H. Russell
559(36)
``I Wasn't Raped, But . . .'' Revisiting Definitional Problems in Sexual Victimization
563(10)
Nicola Gavey
BDSM or Intimate Violence: How Do You Tell the Difference?
573(1)
Denise Donnelly
The Knockout Punch of Date Rape Drugs
574(3)
Melissa Abramovitz
Linking Sexual Aggression and Fraternities
577(1)
Mindy Stombler
Raped: A Male Survivor Breaks His Silence
578(4)
Fred Pelka
Women Raping Men
582(2)
Denise Donnelly
The Problem of Prison Rape
584(3)
Daniel Brook
The Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003
587(1)
Denise Donnelly
Rape and War: Fighting Men and Comfort Women
588(7)
Joane Nagel
Sextistics
595(2)
Commercial Sex
597(39)
Spotlight on Research: An Interview with Jaqueline Boles
597(37)
Naked Capitalists
600(4)
Frank Rich
Sex Cells!
604(2)
Matt Richtel
Michel Marriott
Sex and Tourism
606(11)
Joane Nagel
Sexuality and Militarism
617(2)
Cynthia Enloe
Human Rights, Sex Trafficking, and Prostitution
619(7)
Alice Leuchtag
Naked Profits
626(5)
Tad Friend
Forty Reasons Why Whores Are My Heroines
631(1)
Annie Sprinkle
Strip Clubs and Their Regulars
631(3)
Katherine Frank
Sextistics
634(2)
Name Index 636(6)
Subject Index 642


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