Most appealing Sexual Activities

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Most appealing Sexual Activities: Traditional penile-vaginal sex turned out to be the only sexual activity that was almost universally appealing: 83% of men and 78% of women said that is was "very appealing to them." 80% of the sample said that every time they had sex during the past year, they had vaginal sex. Half of the men and a third of the women said that watching their partner undress was very appealing Giving oral sex: 37% men, 19% women Thus: the activates the respondents said they found appealing were quite traditional and conventional. Unusual, far-out "deviant" activities attracted very few positive evaluations. The Tourist Sex Trade: Feminism versus ethnography? (see pages 254-257, Goode, 8 ed.) " Etic " versus "
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Unformatted text preview: emic " accounts? • Who benefits from prostitution? • Choice and stigma? • Tradition or imposition? RADICAL FEMINISM • The defining feature is the view that all heterosexual sex is patriarchal or male dominated and therefore oppressive. • "Sex work" generally and prostitution and pornography specifically, represents the most extreme forms of patriarchy and sexual oppression • All women are exploited, demeaned, and brutalized by pornography: Men who are exposed to it carry over this exploitative stance into their relations with all the women in their lives. • All sex is saturated by patriarchy- the "anti-sex" position- All heterosexual sex is sexual slavery. Hence, it is necessary to do away with all sex....
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