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Unformatted text preview: CHFD 4870(Human Sexuality)-Chapter 1 Perspectives on Sexuality • Sexuality: the emotion of feeling comfortable being sensual & sexual whether it is verbally or physically. • Human sexuality: the ways in which we experience and express sexuality(what you wear, how you look) Four components of sexual intelligence • Understanding yourself • Having interpersonal and sexual skills • Scientific knowledge • Having consideration of the cultural context of sexuality • “conscience clause controversy”: way to understand sexuality Sexual Diversity What influences sexual attitudes & diversity? • Ethnic group: share a common historical ancestry, religion, educational level, socioeconomic status Acculturation • Replacing beliefs & behavior patterns with those of the dominant culture, often creating subcultures that diverge from its culture of origin. • Biopsychosocial: interaction of psychological factors social conditioning factors The Islamic Middle East • Based on beliefs of Muhammad(opposed premarital sex) •...
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2011 for the course CHFD 4870 taught by Professor Burwell during the Fall '10 term at UGA.
- Fall '10