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Unit 4 Quiz

1 .   Which of the following are examples of significant events that facilitated the development and promotion of sex drugs for women , according to Heather Hartley in “ The ‘ Pinking ’ of Viagra Culture ” ( 2006 ) ?
 Increased mainstream media coverage of FSD Mass dissemination of estimates of the prevalence of FSD , such as the ‘ 43 - 31 ’ study in the Journal of the American Medical Association ( JAMA )
 The institutionalization of FSD in academic circles , including the development of systems of classification to facilitate the medical treatment of FSD , as well an increased number of conferences , a professional organization , and a medical specialty
 All of the above facilitated the development and promotion of sex drugs for women
2 .   After 30 years of rigorous scientific research , there are finally several FDA approved drugs available for the treatment of Female Sexual Dysfunction ( FSD ) in the United States .
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3 .   Which of the following is true of the Human Sexual Response Cycle ( HSRC ) , which McGann calls the “ iconic embodiment ” of the medical model of sex ( 2006 ) ?
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4 .   The idea of a surgical ‘ fix ’ of sexual pleasure locates sexual pleasure at the level of theindividual body , rather than in relation to a ‘ fit ’ between bodies and the practices they are engaged in , which disregards the particularities of sex , according to Braun ( 2005 ) . :
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5 .   The majority of the clitoris is external .
 True
 False
Answer:     False
6 .   Research on masturbation and sexual health indicates that young women with negative views towards masturbation tend to speak in terms of their body being the property of men and do not associate sexual activity with pleasure . On the other hand , young women with positive views towards masturbation tend to express a feeling of control over their bodies and a sense of empowerment with regard to expecting sexual pleasure .
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7 .   The ‘ therapeutic regulation of sex ’ that McGann describes in “ Healing ( Disorderly ) Desire ” ( 2006 ) is an example of social control that relies on opaque dichotomies , such as those of health / illness and normality / abnormality .
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8 .   The _ ____________ was first marketed to physicians and then to middle class women , as a medical device in the treatment of hysteria and other female neuroses .
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9 .   While the prevalence of the vibrator was liberating for many women , it also created a number of anxieties , Juffer ( 1998 ) argues , such as becoming alienating by the technology of the vibrator , as well as becoming dependent on a machine for orgasms .
 True
 False
10 .   Which of the following is NOT one of the ways that the clitoris has been conceptualized historically in Europe and the U.S. ?
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11 .   Which of the following is an example of medicalization ?
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12 .   _ ________________ was regarded as a standard treatment for hysteria , menstrual disorders and other female complaints , for at least the last 2,000 years .
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13 .   How do medical - therapeutic practices help define and enforce a society ’s sexual hierarchy and sexual norms , according to McGann ( 2006 ) ?
 An illness diagnosis can provide seemingly positive rational for restricting or changing individual sexual behaviors deemed ‘ disturbing ’
 They allow a wide variety of sexual cultures to be celebrated in the name of health
 Individuals must only be under the direct care of ‘ healing professionals ’ in order to suffer repressive consequences of therapeutic sexual regulation
 ‘ Expert medical knowledge ’ decreases the criminalization of non-standard sexual practices
14 .   According to “ The ‘ Pinking ’ of Viagra Culture ” by Heather Hartley ( 2006 ) , after Pfizer ’s clinical trials of Viagra in women showed that it was not effective , some drug companies :
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15 .   According to McGann ( 2006 ) , ____________ is a DSM - classified sexual disorder that enforces our cultural gender dichotomy and our understanding of heterosexuality as the ‘ natural ’ attraction of gendered opposites . It also regulates sexual expression by limiting ‘ normal sex ’ to that which occurs between traditionally gendered people , and distorts the sexuality of gender - atypical people .
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16 .   As seen in the 2011 New York Times article , Carol Queen ( curator of the Antique Vibrator Museum and sexologist for sex toy retailer Good Vibrators ) argues that _______________ in the
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17 .   What is female sexual dysfunction ( FSD ) ?
 It is a sexual problem in women that has not been medicalized
 It is a condition whose institutionalization shows the pharma-medical industry ’s genuine concern for women ’s wellbeing .
 It is a pathology that can be completely cured by taking Viagra .
 None of the above .
18 .   Why did many feminists see masturbation as an important component of female liberation ?
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19 .   What is Virginia Braun ( 2005 ) ’s argument for how FGCS can also reinforce a traditional model of male sexuality ?
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20 .   According to Heather Hartley ( 2006 ) the shift from ‘ Strategy I’ , securing FDA approval for a woman ’s sex drug , to ‘ Strategy II ’ , the off - label prescribing of men ’s sex drugs to women , demonstrates :
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4. The idea of a surgical ‘fix’ of sexual pleasure locates sexual pleasure at the level of theindividual body, rather than in relation to a ‘fit’ between bodies and the practices they are engaged in, which disregards the particularities of sex, according to Braun (2005).: True False
5. The majority of the clitoris is external.
6. Research on masturbation and sexual health indicates that young women with negative views towards masturbation tend to speak in terms of their body being the property of men and do not associate sexual activity with pleasure. On the other hand, young women with positive views towards masturbation tend to express a feeling of control over their bodies and a sense of empowerment with regard to expecting sexual pleasure.
7. The ‘therapeutic regulation of sex’ that McGann describes in “Healing (Disorderly) Desire” (2006) is an example of social control that relies on opaque dichotomies, such as those of health/illness and normality/ abnormality.
8. The _____________ was first marketed to physicians and then to middle class women, as a medical device in the treatment of hysteria and other female neuroses. vaginal douche vibrator gin and tonic cigarette
9. While the prevalence of the vibrator was liberating for many women, it also created a number of anxieties, Juffer (1998) argues, such as becoming alienating by the technology of the vibrator, as well as becoming dependent on a machine for orgasms.
10. Which of the following is NOT one of the ways that the clitoris has been conceptualized historically in Europe and the U.S.?

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