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The sexual organization of the city

Author: Edward O Laumann
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why do sexual partnerships rarely cross racial and ethnic lines? Why do gays have few public meeting spots in certain areas, but a wide variety in others? Why are African Americans less likely to marry? This work considers these and many more questions.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Sexual organization of the city.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2003017586
(OCoLC)52819681
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edward O Laumann
ISBN: 9780226470337 0226470334
OCLC Number: 724024048
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 418 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction --
The Theory of Sex Markets / Stephen Ellingson, Edward O. Laumann, Anthony Paik, and Jenna Mahay --
The Chicago Health and Social Life Survey Design / Martha Van Haitsma, Anthony Paik, and Edward O. Laumann --
The Structure of Urban Sexual Markets --
Neighborhoods as Sex Markets / Jenna Mahay and Edward O. Laumann --
Race and the Construction of Same-Sex Sex Markets in Four Chicago Neighborhoods / Stephen Ellingson and Kirby Schroeder --
Sexual and Social Consequences of Sexual Marketplaces --
Meeting and Mating over the Life Course / Jenna Mahay and Edward O. Laumann --
The Sex Market and Its Implications for Family Formation / Yoosik Youm and Anthony Paik --
Commitment, Jealousy, and the Quality of Life / Anthony Paik, Edward O. Laumann, and Martha Van Haitsma --
Violence and Sexuality: Examining Intimate-Partner Violence and Forced Sexual Activity / Jennifer Tello Buntin, Zohar Lechtman, and Edward O. Laumann --
Social Networks and Sexually Transmitted Diseases / Yoosik Youm and Edward O. Laumann --
Institutional Responses and Silences --
Constructing Causal Stories and Moral Boundaries: Institutional Approaches to Sexual Problems / Stephen Ellingson --
Religion and the Politics of Sexuality / Steve Ellingson, Martha Van Haitsma, Edward O. Laumann, and Nelson Tebbe --
The Cultural Economy of Urban Sexuality / Stephen Ellingson, Jenna Mahay, Anthony Paik, and Edward O. Laumann.
Responsibility: edited by Edward O. Laumann [and others].

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Drawing on extensive surveys and interviews with Chicago adults, the editor and his colleagues show that the city is a place where sexual choices and options are constrained. They observe that the  Read more...

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