Constructionists use sexual scripts to understand sexual behavior and there are three varieties of s

Constructionists use sexual scripts to understand sexual behavior and there are three varieties of s

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Constructionists use sexual scripts to understand sexual behavior and there are three varieties of scripts that guide human sexual life: 1. Cultural scenarios 2. Interpersonal scripts 3. Intrapsychic scripting Cultural Scenarios The "instructional guides that exist at the level of collective life" Provide broad outlines for appropriate behavior what is acceptable and unacceptable and with whom and under what circumstances sex may take place. There are blank spaces/gray areas in cultural scenarios; interpersonal scripts fill in where cultural scenarios leave off Interpersonal Scripts Permit the actor to turn from acting in a play with parts written by
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Unformatted text preview: another (that is culture) to "being a partial script writer or adapter shaping the materials of relevant cultural scenarios into scripts for behavior in particular contexts." Constrained by and created with real partners in the concrete world: what is allowed and what isn't. Such constraints do not apply to intrapsychic scripting Intrapsychic Scripting Enables the actor to "reorganize" reality, to create "a private world of wishes and desires" The more diverse the society, the more varied and diverse are the scripts that operate to guide our sexual behavior....
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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