Human Sex Midterm 1 Review

Human Sex Midterm 1 Review - Human Sex Midterm 1 Review...

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Perspectives on Sexuality Prohibitions and assertions about sexuality: o Islamic Middle East - In the Qur’an it says: No intercourse before marriage Intercourse within marriage is highest good Women considered inherently sexual o China – Defined Gender Roles (Proverbs) Sex for Procreation Very Positive About Sexuality within Marriage o West – Christian Augustine (343-430 A.D.): Intercourse only for procreation. Missionary position Aquinas (1224-1274): Genitals only for procreation All other sexual acts as sin Protestant Reformation (16 th Century): Sex Within Marriage for: Desire for children Avoid fornication Lighten/ ease sadness Endear each other Victorian Era (1800s) – Madonna/ Whore Dichotomy Women as “delicate” and lacking sexual desire Madonna – Wives and daughters Whore – Prostitutes Early 20 th Century U.S. Healthy Sexuality Freud : Sexuality as Innate (Women and Men) Mid 20 th Century U.S. – Post WWII
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2010 for the course HDE 12 taught by Professor Reitan during the Fall '08 term at UC Davis.

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