346 Sexuality

346 Sexuality - Systems of Power and Inequality Sexuality RCG Lecture Notes Sexuality Andersen and Collins Sexuality is Socially Constructed

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Systems of Power and Inequality: Sexuality RCG Lecture Notes
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Sexuality: Andersen and Collins Sexuality is Socially Constructed Sexuality: Physical-Biological Component “Real Significance” Stems from Social Dimensions Operates as a System of Power and Inequality Comparable to/intersecting with systems of RCG
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Definitions: Sex: Refers to Male and Female Bodies Based on Average Reproductive Differences Gender: Social Dimensions Associated with Male and Female Bodies (Masculinity, Femininity) Sexual Behavior: Acts We Do with Our Bodies that Society Defines as Sexual; Tied to Reproductive Arena Sexual Identity/Orientation: Identity Based on the Sex of Partners; Relatively Stable Over Time; Sex and Gender organize Sexual identity.
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The Gender of Sexuality : Schwartz and Rutter – The Biology of Desire Biology is Critical Factor in Sexuality Humans Respond to Other Humans Biological Research Presupposes that Sexual Choices Are Dictated by body Biological Research Often Focus on Hormones
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This note was uploaded on 02/05/2011 for the course SOC 364 taught by Professor Thing during the Spring '11 term at CSU Long Beach.

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346 Sexuality - Systems of Power and Inequality Sexuality RCG Lecture Notes Sexuality Andersen and Collins Sexuality is Socially Constructed

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