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Constructing sexualities : readings in sexuality, gender, and culture

Constructing sexualities : readings in sexuality, gender, and culture / edited by Suzanne LaFont.
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©2003.
xv, 406 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Other contributors
LaFont, Suzanne, 1954-
Includes bibliographical references (pages 397-406).
  • Investigating sex : essentialism and constructionism / Jennifer Harding
  • Sexing the body : how biologists construct hyman sexuality / Anne Fausto-Sterling
  • The egg and the sperm : how science has constructed a romance based on stereotypical male-female roles / Emily Martin
  • Sex in primitive society / Ruth Benedict
  • The animal with the weirdest sex life / Jared Diamond
  • Bonodo sex and society : the behavior of a close relative challenges assumptions about male supremacy in human evolution / Frans B.M. de Waal
  • Human apes / Alison Jolly
  • Prenuptial intercourse between the sexes / Bronislaw Malinowski
  • Dani sexuality : a low energy system / Karl Heider with postscript : revisiting Dani sexuality
  • Sexual inversion among the Azande / E.E. Evans-Pritchard
  • Sex and repression in an Irish folk community / John Messenger
  • The geography of genital multilations / James DeMeo
  • Unmasking tradition : a Sudanese anthropologist confronts female "circumcision" and its terrible tenacity / Rogaia Mustafa Abusharaf
  • Mehinaku men and women : a sociology of marriage, sex and affection / Thomas Gregor
  • Arranging a marriage in India / Serena Nanda
  • Against love : a treatise on the tyranny of two / Laura Kipnis
  • The five sexes : why male and female are not enough / Anne Fausto-Sterling
  • Hermaphrodites with attitude : mapping the emergence of intersex political activism / Cheryl Chase
  • Hijra and Sädhin : neither man nor woman in India / Serena Nanda
  • Lesbians, men-women and two-spirits : homosexuality and gender in native American cultures / Sabine Lang
  • Who put the "trans" in transgender? Gender theory and everyday life / Suzanne Kessler and Wendy McKenna
  • The gender of Brazilian transgendered prostitutes / Don Kulick
  • Sambia sexual culture / Gilbert Herdt
  • Culture and women's sexualities / Evelyn Blackwood
  • Redirecting sexual orientation : techniques and justifications / Timothy F. Murphy
  • Fo love and money : romance tourism in Jamaica / Deborah Pruitt and Suzanne LaFont
  • Forced to choose : beyond the voluntary v. forced prostitution dichotomy / Jo Doezema
  • Arab honor's price : a woman's blood / Douglas Jehl
  • Women : wives, mothers, daughters / Chris Jehl
  • Negotiating sex and gender in the Attorney General's Commission on Pornography / Carole S. Vance
  • ... /Cybersex/nog̲ender/nos̲exuality/nob̲ody.html / Andy Miah
  • An orgy of abstinence / Sharon Lerner
  • An unfinished revolution : sexuality in the 20th century / Jeffrey Weeks.
Subject headings
Sex role.
Sex differences.
Sex customs.
Gender identity.
Kinsey subjects
Sex customs.
Gender role identification.


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Call Number
183 C66 2003
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