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Sex is not a natural act and other essays

Author: Leonore Tiefer
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1995.
Series: Psychology, gender, and theory.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of essays that provide an account of the social construction of sex and sexuality. The book explores the ramifications of social constructionism as it pertains to sex, as well as  Read more...

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Tiefer, Leonore.
Sex is not a natural act and other essays.
Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1995
(OCoLC)644213715
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leonore Tiefer
ISBN: 0813316588 9780813316581 0813316596 9780813316598
OCLC Number: 31133499
Description: xvi, 232 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: An Uphill Battle --
pt. 1. Sex is Not a Natural Act: Theme and Variations. 1. "Am I Normal?" The Question of Sex. 2. Social Constructionism and the Study of Human Sexuality. 3. Sexual Biology and the Symbolism of the Natural. 4. Historical, Scientific, Clinical, and Feminist Criticisms of "the Human Sexual Response Cycle" Model. 5. Applications of Social Constructionism to Research on Gender and Sexuality --
pt. 2. Popular Writings on the Theme. 6. Six Months at the Daily News. 7. The Kiss. 8. Advice to the Lovelorn --
pt. 3. Feminism and Sexuality. 9. An Activist in Sexology. 10. Gender and Meaning in the Nomenclature of Sexual Dysfunctions. 11. Deconstructing Prefeminist Sexuality Research. 12. The Feminist Revolution and Sexuality. 13. Feminisms and Pornographies. 14. Some Harms to Women of Restrictions on Sexually Related Expression --
pt. 4. Phallocentrism Redux. 15. Sexism in Sex Therapy: Whose Idea Is "Sensate" Focus?
Series Title: Psychology, gender, and theory.
Responsibility: Leonore Tiefer.
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