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The Resource The gender of sexuality : exploring sexual possibilities, Virginia Rutter and Pepper Schwartz

The gender of sexuality : exploring sexual possibilities, Virginia Rutter and Pepper Schwartz

Label
The gender of sexuality : exploring sexual possibilities
Title
The gender of sexuality
Title remainder
exploring sexual possibilities
Statement of responsibility
Virginia Rutter and Pepper Schwartz
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rutter, Virginia
Dewey number
306.7
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ21
LC item number
.S328 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Schwartz, Pepper
Series statement
The gender lens series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sex
  • Sex (Psychology)
  • Sex differences (Psychology)
  • Sex role
  • Gender identity
Label
The gender of sexuality : exploring sexual possibilities, Virginia Rutter and Pepper Schwartz
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Rev. ed. of: The gender of sexuality / Pepper Schwartz, Virginia Rutter. Thousand Oaks : Pine Forge Press, c1998
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • 1. Sexual desire and gender -- Desire: attraction and arousal -- Biology of desire: Nature's explanation -- The influence of hormones -- Mechanisms of arousal -- Evolutionary psychology -- Social origins of desire -- Social construction of sexuality -- Social control of sexuality -- Integrative perspective on gender and sexuality -- Sexual identity and orientation -- Continuum of desire -- Gender as the basis for sexual identity -- 2. Sexual behavior and gender -- Challenge of studying sexual behavior -- World of gender difference -- Race, ethnicity, and social class -- Gendered patterns in sexual practices -- Masturbation -- Relational sex versus recreational sex -- Fantasy and pornography -- Initiation and sexual negotiation -- Orgasm and stimulation -- Numbers of partners -- Nonmonogamy -- Consent and coercion -- 3. Uncommitted sexual relationships -- What does sexual freedom look like? -- The control of sexuality: over time and across space -- Historical change in the United States -- The shifting double standard -- The sexual revolution -- Social forces and casual sex -- Frontlash and backlash in the 1990s and beyond -- What's happening now -- Special issues: examining the continuum -- Gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender -- Bisexuality -- Transgender -- Sex practices among single people -- Getting into sex -- First intercourse -- Frequency and sex partners -- Sexual etiquette -- Heterosexual etiquette: contraception, safe sex, and abortion -- Miscommunication and sexual privilege -- Sexual coercion -- Sexual confusion -- Sexual aggression and complicated emotions -- The future of sex among singles --
  • 4. Sex and marriage -- Why do people marry? -- The social context of marriage -- Gender, ethnicity, and sexual orientation -- The "marriage script": an enactment of gender difference -- Race and the significance of marriage -- Same-sex commitment -- The importance of sex in marriage -- Commitment and passion -- Sexual frequency -- Initiation and refusal -- Same-sex pairs -- Everyday influences on committed sex -- Emotional complications for heterosexuals -- Same-sex burdens -- Concerns of older partners -- Social trends in improving committed sex -- Sex advice of the 1960s -- Advice of the 1970s: more pleasure, our way -- Advice of the 1980s: problems, problems, problems -- The 1990s and the New Millenium: desire! or desire? -- Outside temptations -- Why do people have outside sexual relationships? -- Is nonmonogamy gendered? -- Problem of sustained desire in a divorce-prone society -- Peer marriage: love between equals -- 5. The politics of sexuality -- Sex as a "political football" -- Newer sex scandals, newer themes -- Ambivalent obsession -- Politics and women's bodies -- Debates past and present -- Teenage sexuality, hooking up, and emerging adulthood -- Adolescence and families -- The state of teen sexual behavior -- Sexuality education -- Teen health -- Sexual assault -- Feminist versus patriarchal positions -- Strange bedfellows -- False prophets, false accusations, and true lies -- Same-sex marriage -- Where have we been? The legal journey -- Where are we now? Laws and attitudes -- The debates -- Same-sex parenting: does gender matter? -- Legal precedent -- 6. But how do we use what we know? Questions and answers -- Sexual function -- Sexual orientation -- Sexual harassment and violence
Control code
ocn724673659
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xxi, 303 p.
Isbn
9780742570030
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011026638
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780742570047
  • (OCoLC)724673659
Label
The gender of sexuality : exploring sexual possibilities, Virginia Rutter and Pepper Schwartz
Publication
Note
Rev. ed. of: The gender of sexuality / Pepper Schwartz, Virginia Rutter. Thousand Oaks : Pine Forge Press, c1998
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • 1. Sexual desire and gender -- Desire: attraction and arousal -- Biology of desire: Nature's explanation -- The influence of hormones -- Mechanisms of arousal -- Evolutionary psychology -- Social origins of desire -- Social construction of sexuality -- Social control of sexuality -- Integrative perspective on gender and sexuality -- Sexual identity and orientation -- Continuum of desire -- Gender as the basis for sexual identity -- 2. Sexual behavior and gender -- Challenge of studying sexual behavior -- World of gender difference -- Race, ethnicity, and social class -- Gendered patterns in sexual practices -- Masturbation -- Relational sex versus recreational sex -- Fantasy and pornography -- Initiation and sexual negotiation -- Orgasm and stimulation -- Numbers of partners -- Nonmonogamy -- Consent and coercion -- 3. Uncommitted sexual relationships -- What does sexual freedom look like? -- The control of sexuality: over time and across space -- Historical change in the United States -- The shifting double standard -- The sexual revolution -- Social forces and casual sex -- Frontlash and backlash in the 1990s and beyond -- What's happening now -- Special issues: examining the continuum -- Gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender -- Bisexuality -- Transgender -- Sex practices among single people -- Getting into sex -- First intercourse -- Frequency and sex partners -- Sexual etiquette -- Heterosexual etiquette: contraception, safe sex, and abortion -- Miscommunication and sexual privilege -- Sexual coercion -- Sexual confusion -- Sexual aggression and complicated emotions -- The future of sex among singles --
  • 4. Sex and marriage -- Why do people marry? -- The social context of marriage -- Gender, ethnicity, and sexual orientation -- The "marriage script": an enactment of gender difference -- Race and the significance of marriage -- Same-sex commitment -- The importance of sex in marriage -- Commitment and passion -- Sexual frequency -- Initiation and refusal -- Same-sex pairs -- Everyday influences on committed sex -- Emotional complications for heterosexuals -- Same-sex burdens -- Concerns of older partners -- Social trends in improving committed sex -- Sex advice of the 1960s -- Advice of the 1970s: more pleasure, our way -- Advice of the 1980s: problems, problems, problems -- The 1990s and the New Millenium: desire! or desire? -- Outside temptations -- Why do people have outside sexual relationships? -- Is nonmonogamy gendered? -- Problem of sustained desire in a divorce-prone society -- Peer marriage: love between equals -- 5. The politics of sexuality -- Sex as a "political football" -- Newer sex scandals, newer themes -- Ambivalent obsession -- Politics and women's bodies -- Debates past and present -- Teenage sexuality, hooking up, and emerging adulthood -- Adolescence and families -- The state of teen sexual behavior -- Sexuality education -- Teen health -- Sexual assault -- Feminist versus patriarchal positions -- Strange bedfellows -- False prophets, false accusations, and true lies -- Same-sex marriage -- Where have we been? The legal journey -- Where are we now? Laws and attitudes -- The debates -- Same-sex parenting: does gender matter? -- Legal precedent -- 6. But how do we use what we know? Questions and answers -- Sexual function -- Sexual orientation -- Sexual harassment and violence
Control code
ocn724673659
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xxi, 303 p.
Isbn
9780742570030
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011026638
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780742570047
  • (OCoLC)724673659

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