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On the social construction of female sexuality

Stevi Jackson

On the social construction of female sexuality

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Published by Women"s Research and Resources Centre Publications in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Sexual behavior.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [38]-39.

    Statementby Stevi Jackson.
    SeriesExplorations in feminism ;, no. 4
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ29 .J33
    The Physical Object
    Pagination39 p. ;
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4229152M
    ISBN 100905969030
    LC Control Number80509362
    OCLC/WorldCa7172620

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On the social construction of female sexuality book

Michel Foucault's work will be the primary source of the essay's discussion. Traditionally, Western society has ascribed various behaviors and traits with men or women.

When we have sex, it is often in gendered ways—we enjoy sex as a woman with a man, or as a woman with a woman. Brandon Teena - Brandon Teena Research Papers discuss a case of murder against a transgender, and looks at the movie that accounted for it Boys Don't Cry.

Homosexuals and others are being forced to migrant to other areas in the United States to seek a form of amnesty and refuge from prejudice in certain communities. It is described mostly, to be a word that stands for who we are. Share this:.

Testes are real. In ss — marriage about kinship, reproduction, and household division of labor, not about sexuality. Punishment of behaviors, not of persons. Gender Stereotypes - Gender, a part of sexuality, is a social construction, where appropriate behaviors for individuals based on their physical sex.

New consumer capitalism, however, presses sexuality at the forefront — selling goods. The mask can be worn for performance, to be something you are not, or for protection.

How sexuality is actually seen in Western culture, and not in an abstract sense, but with evidence showing it being abused for other purposes. What is Pansexual - What is Pansexual research papers examine the sexual orientation that involves the romantic attraction towards anyone regardless of gender or sex.

In the writings of R. But such decisions are based on social need. Social constructionism seeks to blur the binary and muddle these two categories, which are so frequently presumed to be essential. The real world is messy. Sexuality is then, not a uniform or simple phenomenon and is influenced by the interaction of psychological, biological, social, cultural factors and many more.

Is gender identity socially constructed—that is, are people taught to feel like one or the other?

The Social Construction of Sex and Me

In fact, these decisions keep getting revised, over and over and over again, and I suspect they always will. In addition, sexuality does not define a type of person. Gayle Rubin 5 — argues that sexuality as connected to gender, but not direct expression of gender — complicates the relationship between these two — sex then is about desires, acts, identities, and politics which are not totally reducible to gender — sexual oppression has power dynamics within systems of sexuality.

It is about embodying and believing certain gender norms and engaging in practices that map on to those norms.CHAPTER 1: AN INTRODUCTION TO GENDER We are surrounded by gender lore from the time we are very small.

It is ever-present in conversation, humor, and conflict, and it is called upon to explain everything from driving styles to food preferences. Gender. The social construction of gender is a theory in feminism and sociology about the operation of gender and gender differences in societies.

According to this view, society and culture create gender roles, and these roles are prescribed as ideal or appropriate behavior for a person of that specific sex.

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Mar 01,  · Seidman, Steven. The Social Construction of Sexuality, 3rd edition. New York: W.W. Norton Social factions shape when, with whom, how we engaged in sex – “Social factors determin which desires are sexual and which serve as identities, which desires and identities are acceptable, and what forms of sexual intimacy are considered appropriate” (x) –.

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