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Chapter 11 Sexuality
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If {image} , then {image} GSS Question About how often did you have sex during the last 12 months? 1 2 3 33% 33% 33% a. Not at all b. Once a month or less c. Weekly or more
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Sex and Culture Sexual relationships develop within a social context that establishes: What sexual relationships mean How they are conducted What social supports are given to sexual relationships Sexuality is socially defined and patterned.
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GSS National Data on Frequency of Sex Income Low Middle High a) Not at all 34.8% 23.4% 11.7% b) Once a month or less 29.7 33 36.4 c) Weekly or more often 35.5 43.5 51.9
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Social and Cultural Basis of Sexuality 1. Human sexual attitudes and behavior vary in different cultural contexts. 2. Sexual attitudes and behavior change over time. 3. Sexual identity is learned. 4. Social institutions channel and direct human sexuality.
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Sexual Practices of the U.S. Public The most comprehensive survey of the sexual practices of the U.S. public was conducted by a team of sociologists in the early 1990s. Researchers surveyed a national random sample of nearly 3500 adults. This study and others tell us several things about the sexual practices of the U.S. public.
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Public People are sexually active at earlier ages. The proportion of young people who are sexually active has increased, particularly among young women. Having only one sex partner in a lifetime is rare. A significant number of people have
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2008 for the course SSP 001 taught by Professor Munson during the Spring '06 term at Lehigh University .

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