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Unformatted text preview: 10-9 Sexual Deviance • Current events, announcements • What is sexual deviance? o Historically, we have viewed sexual deviance as good vs. bad/right vs. wrong o Study of sexual deviance has changed significantly in the past few decades o SEXUAL DEVIANCE – a sexual act that is viewed as harmful and abnormal *Sternheimer – is any kind of actual or perceived behavior or identity that nominates someone for social exclusion Extremely vague definition – why? Bc something perceived that way can be acceptable for one person and not for another – sexual deviance is not fixed – not agreed upon universally – battles over these definition *Context/reaction/and who – how strongly they react • These battle grounds take place in different areas with different values o Sexual deviance exist on a continuum Extreme end – almost always condemned vs. almost always accepted We’re going to see that there are a lot of things that are in the MIDDLE Things that are almost always ACCEPTED: • Sex within marriage • Sex before marriage among adults vs. among teens (still some disapproval)Sex before marriage among adults vs....
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- Spring '10
- Kinsey, John DeMelio