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The social construction of sexuality

Steven Seidman

The social construction of sexuality

by Steven Seidman

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Published by W. W. Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sex -- Philosophy,
  • Gender identity,
  • Social role,
  • Heterosexuality,
  • Homosexuality,
  • Sexual ethics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSteven Seidman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ16 .S45 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24062460M
    ISBN 109780393934021
    LC Control Number2009036556
    OCLC/WorldCa435918254

      The Social Construction of Sexuality. February 4, by rachel Leave a comment. Ruth Hubbard argues that each individual is different in terms of sexuality, in a sense that everyone has varying views and perspectives. Sexual feelings and activities begin at birth and develop into forms of expression to make it our own personal form of. Book Description WW Norton & Co, United States, Paperback. Condition: New. Third Edition. Language: English. Brand new Book. In The Social Construction of Sexuality, Steven Seidman investigates the political and social consequences of privileging certain sexual practices and identities while stigmatising others/5().

    The science of sex: sexology and psychoanalysis -- 2. Social theories of sexuality: Marxism and feminism -- 3. Social constructionism: sociology, history, and philosophy -- pt. II. The sociology and politics of sexual identity -- 4. The rise of a heterosexual identity -- 5. Gay, lesbian, and bisexual politics in the United States -- 6. The Social Construction of Sexuality (Third Edition) 3rd Edition by Steven Seidman and Publisher W. W. Norton & Company. Save up to 80% by choosing the eTextbook option for ISBN: , The print version of this textbook is ISBN: ,

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: XV, Seiten 21 cm: Responsibility: Steven Seidman, State University of New York - Albany. In The Social Construction of Sexuality, Steven Seidman investigates the political and social consequences of privileging certain sexual practices and identities while stigmatizing others. Addressing a range of topics from gay and lesbian identities to sex work, Seidman delves into issues of social control that inform popular beliefs and moral standards.


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Social Theories of Sexuality: Marxism and Feminism -- 3. Social Constructionism: Sociology, History, and Philosophy -- Part II: The Sociology and Politics of Sexual Identity -- 4.

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