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Title Culture, society and sexuality : a reader / edited by Richard Parker and Peter Aggleton
Edition Second edition
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 490 pages)
Series Sexuality, culture and health
Sexuality, culture and health series.
Contents Sexual matters: On conceptualizing sexuality in history -- Sexual scripts -- Anthropology rediscovers sexuality: A theoretical comment -- Gender as a useful category of historical analysis -- 'Gender' for a Marxist dictionary: The sexual politics of a word -- 'That we should all turn queer?': Homosexual stigma in the making of manhood and the breaking of a revolution in Nicaragua -- Discourse, desire and sexual deviance: Some problems in a history of homosexuality -- Thinking sex: Notes for a radical theory of the politics of sexuality -- 'The unclean motion of the generative parts': Frameworks in Western thought on sexuality -- Compulsory heterosexuality and lesbian existence -- The hijras of India: Cultural and individual dimensions of an institutionalized third gender role -- Capitalism and gay identity -- Masculinities and globalization -- Violence, sexuality, and women's lives -- Reproductive and sexual rights: A feminist perspective -- HIV, heroin and heterosexual relations -- An explosion of Thai identities: Global queering and re-imagining queer theory -- Bhai-behen, true love, time pass: Friendships and sexual partnerships among youth in an Indian metropolis -- Masculinity and urban men: Perceived scripts for courtship, romantic, and sexual interactions with women -- Some traditional methods are more modern than others: Rhythm, withdrawal and the changing meanings of sexual initimacy in Mexican companionate marriage -- Mobility, sexual networks and exchange among bodabodamen in Southwest Uganda -- Gendered scripts and the sexual scene: Promoting sexual subjects among Brazilian teenagers -- HIV- and AIDS-related stigma and discrimination: A conceptual framework and implications for action -- Bracketing sexuality: Human rights and sexual orientation : A decade of development and denial at the UN
Summary This work offers an introduction to the central debates in sexuality research. Among the issues examined are the social and cultural dimensions of sex, human sexuality and sex research
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject AIDS (Disease)
Sex customs.
Form Electronic book
Author Aggleton, Peter.
Parker, Richard G. (Richard Guy), 1956-
ISBN 0203966104 (electronic bk.)
041540455X (hbk.)
9780203966105 (electronic bk.)
9780415404556 (hbk.)