IDIS 280 Sexuality

IDIS 280 Sexuality - Sexuality Wednesday 2:54 PM Why the...

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Long history of sexual control - controlling female sexuality allows you to control society Why the focus on women? Suggests that girls suffer social pressure to repress desire s Fear of consequences, both physical and social s There is no discourse of sexuality for or among females due to this repression - possibly results in more danger s Study on the development of adolescent sexuality Varying social perspectives: Tolman Relationship sex more common than sex with a few "bad girls" Suggests reports of decreasing teen sexual activity are inaccurate s Distinction: love equals desire s Interesting dichotomy: culture that punishes sexuality, yet uses sex to market every product s Study on gender politics and teen dating Varying perspectives: Risman/Schwartz Study on black sexual politics Suggests the construction of racialized difference with "wild sexuality" of black women Information on sex still restricted from adolescents s Preferred types of sexuality, poor treatment to others s Poor representation of racial stereotypes in the media (talk shows, etc)
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