Intimate Relations Part 1-Sexuality and Sexual Relations-Jan 18th - Intimate Relations Part 1-Sexuality and Sexual Relations-Jan 18 th 2016 Sexual

Intimate Relations Part 1-Sexuality and Sexual Relations-Jan 18th

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Intimate Relations Part 1-Sexuality and Sexual Relations-Jan 18 th 2016 Sexual Scripts and Social Construction Leonore Tiefer (1998): o “Sexuality has been constructed as the sort of thing both animals and people have and do: behaviour, orgasm, hormones, brain-behaviour relations” … o “In the process, what has been ignored are the historical, cultural, and interpersonal dimensions of sexuality.” o “Sex is not a natural act; rather, it is socially constructed and repeatedly negotiated” Her Sex is Female o Referencing chromosomal sex Her Sex role is that of a woman o Gender roles o Cultural rights that are assigned to males and females SHe had sex with him o Each society places its own sexual scripts on how, when, who and why these sexual things are going to occur Defining Sexuality Sexuality – the erotic arousal and genital responses resulting from following the shared sexual scripts of that society Each society places its own specific sexual scripts on how, when, with whom, why and where the

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