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Selves, Symbols, and Sexualities : an Interactionist Anthology

Author: Thomas S Weinberg; Staci Newmahr
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, [2015]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This proposed book is an anthology of both original and reprinted articles on sexuality from a sociological perspective. The readings in this collection focus on the diverse and multi-layered meanings of sexuality, sexual behaviors and sexual identities. The essays in this book will explore sexuality as a social process. As a whole, the book takes the perspective that what each of us understands to be sexual is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Selves, Symbols, and Sexualities.
Los Angeles : SAGE, [2015]
(DLC) 2014000279
(OCoLC)869367459
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas S Weinberg; Staci Newmahr
ISBN: 9781483323893 1483323897 9781483312675 1483312674 9781483399263 1483399265
OCLC Number: 931593914
Notes: Part I. Theorizing Sex Ch. 1 Sex, Symbolic Interactionism, and Social Constructionism by Chris Brickell Ch. 2 Muscle and Blood: Erotic Fantasy in Theory and Practice by Don Kulick Ch. 3 Stating Desire: Sexuality, the State, and Social Control by Misty Luminais Ch. 4 Scripting Sexual Practice in Differing Social Contexts: Young Women Negotiating Mothers' Expectations in Hong Kong and Britain by Stevi Jackson and Petula Sik Ying Ho Ch. 5 Sex as Theater: Action, Character and the Erotic by Charles Edgley Part II. Constructing Sexual Meanings Ch. 6 Talking Sex: Parents, Schools, and Sexuality by Sinikka Elliott and Josephine Ngo McKelvy Ch. 7 Techno-sexuality: The Sexual Pragmatists of the Technological Age by Dennis D. Waskul Ch. 8 Painting Desire Pink: Meaning-Making at a Romance Sex Store by Alison Better Part III.
Negotiating Sexual Selfhood Ch.9 "'Somewhere between Evangelical and Queer': Sexual-Religious Identity Work in an LGBT Christian Church by J. Edward Sumerau Ch.10 Negotiating Promiscuity: Straight Edge (sXe), Sex, and the Self by Jamie L. Mullaney Ch.11 The Challenges of Identity Formation for Bisexual-Multiracial Women of Asian/White Descent by Beverly Yuen Thompson Ch.12 "Give Me a Dominant of Any Gender Over Any Kind of Non-Dominant": Sexual Orientation Beyond Gender by Brandy L. Simula Part IV. Sex, Emotion, and Identity Ch.13 "Bittersweet" Emotions, Identities, and Sexualities: Insights From a Lesbian Community Space by Clare Forstie Ch.14 Not Necessarily Broken: Redefining Success When Polyamorous Relationships End by Elisabeth Sheff Ch.15 A Symbolic Interactionist Approach to Asexuality by Susie Scott, Matt Dawson, and Staci Newmahr Part V.
Sexual Stories Ch.16 The Unfortunate Adventures of a Girl in the Know by Stella Meningkat Ch.17 Backroom "Dance" by Ruby Pearson Ch.18 A Conflicted Mind by John P. Ch.19 On Confessing One's Kink in a Sexuality Textbook by Tanya Bezreh Ch.20 Intersections of Vampirism and Sexuality: A Narrative Description of a Vampire Feeding by D J Williams Ch.21 Adjusting the Inner Face by Giselle Ridgeway.
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Contents: Introduction / Thomas S. Weinberg --
Sex, symbolic interactionism, and social constructionism / Chris Brickell --
Muscle and blood: erotic fantasy in theory and practice / Don Kulik --
Stating desire: sexuality, the state, and social control / Misty Luminais --
Scripting sexual practice in differing social contexts: young women negotiating mothers' expectations in Hong Kong and Britain / Stevi Jackson and Petula Sik Ying Ho --
Sex as theater: action, character, and the erotic / Charles Edgley --
Talking sex: parents, schools, and sexuality / Sinikka Elliot and Josephine Ngo McKelvy --
Techno-sexuality: the sexual pragmatists of the technological age / Dennis D. Waskul --
Painting desire pink: meaning-making at a romance sex store / Alison Better --
"Somewhere between evangelical and queer": sexual-religious identity work in a LGBT Christian church / J. Edward Sumerau --
Negotiating promiscuity: straight edge (sXe), sex, and the self / Jamie L. Mullaney --
The challenges of identity formation for bisexual-multiracial women of Asian/white descent / Beverly Yuen Thompson --
"Give me a dominant of any gender over any kind of non-dominant": sexual orientation beyond gender / Brandy L. Simula --
"Bittersweet" emotions, identities, and sexualities: insights from a lesbian community space / Clare Forstie --
Not necessarily broken: redefining success when polyamorous relationships end / Elisabeth Sheff --
A symbolic interactionist approach to asexuality / Susie Scott, Matt Dawson, and Staci Newmahr --
The unfortunate adventures of a girl in the know / Stella Meningkat --
Backroom "dance" / Ruby Pearson --
A conflicted mind / John P. --
On confessing one's kink in a sexuality textbook / Tanya Bezreh --
Intersections of vampirism and sexuality: a narrative description of a vampire feeding / D J Williams --
Adjusting the inner face / Giselle Ridgeway --
Conclusion / Staci Newmahr.
Responsibility: Thomas S. Weinberg, Staci Newmahr, editors.

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