9781557986177

Sexuality, Society, and Feminism

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    9781557986177

  • ISBN10:

    1557986177

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-01-01
  • Publisher: Amer Psychological Assn

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Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville. Discusses ways American society defines and shapes women's sexuality. Presents fifteen chapters covering epistemology, theory, and methods; life course development; meaning and function; and sexuality and the social order. For advanced students, researchers, and practitioners of psychology.

Table of Contents

List of Contributors
vii
Introduction 3(6)
I. EPISTEMOLOGY, THEORY, AND METHODS 9(100)
Social Constructions of Sexuality: Unpacking Hidden Meanings
11(24)
Jacquelyn W. White
Barrie Bondurant
Cheryl Brown Travis
Biological Models and Sexual Politics
35(22)
Danny S. Moore
Cheryl Brown Travis
Gender Differences in Sexuality: Results from Meta-Analysis
57(22)
Janet Shibley
Mary Beth Oliver
The Social Construction and Social Effects of Sex Research: The Sexological Model of Sexuality
79(30)
Leonore Tiefer
II. LIFE COURSE DEVELOPMENT 109(102)
A Normative Perspective of Adolescent Girls' Developing Sexuality
111(30)
Deborah P. Welsh
Sharon S. Rostosky
Myra Christen Kawaguchi
Sexual Roles of Girls and Women: An Ethnocultural Lifespan Perspective
141(26)
Pamela Trotman Reid
Vanessa M. Bing
Sexuality During Pregnancy and the Year Postpartum
167(14)
Janet Shibley Hyde
John DeLamater
Menopause and Sexuality: Ageism and Sexism Unite
181(30)
Sharon S. Rostosky
Cheryl Brown Travis
III. MEANING AND FUNCTION 211(110)
Only Joking: Humor and Sexuality
213(24)
Mary Crawford
Beauty, Sexuality, and Identity: The Social Control of Women
237(36)
Cheryl Brown Travis
Kayce L. Meginnis
Kristin M. Bardari
Dangerousness, Impotence, Silence, and Invisibility: Heterosexism in the Construction of Women's Sexuality
273(26)
Laura S. Brown
A Cultural Context for Sexual Assertiveness in Women
299(22)
Patricia J. Morokoff
IV. SEXUALITY AND THE SOCIAL ORDER 321(84)
Consent, Power, and Sexual Scripts: Deconstructing Sexual Harassment
323(32)
Suzanne B. Kurth
Bethany B. Spiller
Cheryl Brown Travis
Re-Examining the Issue of Nonconsent in Acquaintance Rape
355(22)
Particia L. N. Donat
Jacquelyn W. White
Understanding the Unacknowledged Rape Victim
377(28)
Arnold S. Kahn
Virginia Andreoli Mathie
Author Index 405(16)
Subject Index 421(10)
About the Editors 431

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