Sociology TEST 2

Sociology TEST 2 - Heterosexual Deviance Premarital Sex...

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Heterosexual Deviance Premarital Sex Deviant? As long as it is not teen sex this is pretty acceptable – the marriage age is very high so more and more people think it’s fine Some people believe it’s wrong regardless of the circumstances We have things that are acceptable vs things that are deviant Sex between married couple for procreation in a missionary position is the least deviant act of sex Any little divergence from the above is a little more deviant We have become a lot more laxed on premarital sex Teen Sex This is deviant pretty much across the board You think teen sex is more and more unacceptable as you get older This focus is on high school GIRLS Double standard on boys because they are suppose to be having sex Hold teens to different standards because they are young and might not be thinking things through Pregnancy is a big fear The US has a high rate of: STDs, Teen Sex, Pregnancy among teens compared to other similar industrialized countries A decline in teen pregnancy as of late because of condom use Abstinence only programs don’t really work - they do delay the initial sex act but they are less likely to use protection once they do Some programs try to scare teens from having sex with false information – not good because once they figure out it’s wrong they don’t trust anything you said Talking about sex with teens about sex to teens
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Talking about sex with teens does NOT make them engage in sex Talking about sex with teens means an increase in condom use Talking about sex is a parental duty most parents don’t do Sex Ed Must be age appropriate Pregnancy rates are lower now ESPECIALLY among black females There has been a decline in intercourse but an increase in oral sex Girls with HIGH self esteem are less likely to be sexually active – this is opposite for boys – sex is linked to masculinity – men who take abstinence vows are likely to question their manhood DOUBLE STANDARD Boys engage in sex seen as men Girls engage in sex and they are seen as whores Extra Marital Sex – Talking about legal marriage How many people have done this: Men 25% while Women 17% The Gap is closing 90% of men and 94% of women think that this is bad and 1/3 of the population think it should be illegal Swinging (another couple involved in sex) – this is not deceptive but is considered more deviant than adultery which is deceptive Men commit adultery for sex, women tend to look for love People who have done it said sex with their partner is much more fulfilling than with their lover Much more common among the poor This is NOT the big cause of divorce – it’s just one factor
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Phone Sex People calling into a service to pay for talk The callers are primarily men and the operators are mainly women The most common caller is the quick sex guy The operators call the people that they like “the professionals” – they associate them with lawyers, doctors, etc) Nude Dancing Both the nude dancers and the phone sex operators are selling sexual fantasies
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Sociology TEST 2 - Heterosexual Deviance Premarital Sex...

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