Erotic Property

Erotic Property - Types of Property as they relate to...

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Types of Property as they relate to stratification Collins argues that the relationship between men and women represents one of the most “take for granted” aspects of society because biological was thought to dictate what should occur (you should notice a theme here)
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Collins views these relationships as property Very important to understand that property is not a thing Property is a social relationship This implies that there can be all kinds of property relationships (which there are)
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Key aspect of property is the right of possession, the right to prevent others from possessing it and the willingness of society to back the right It is in this sense that marriage can be seen as property
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Erotic or Sexual property As Collins points out, we know this is the case as, for example, grounds for annulment of a marriage include the marriage not being “consummated” Traditions show us this (emphasis upon virginity in traditional societies, etc.) The language of property: mine (possession talk)
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course PSYC 205 taught by Professor Sell during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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