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Sexualities: Identities, Behaviors, and Society

Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsAnthology

  • Stony Brook Sexualities Research Group
  • Michael Kimmel
Publication date31/01/2014
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages704
EditionSecond Edition
ISBN (print)9780199944231
<mark>Original language</mark>English


Featuring a variety of readings, this interdisciplinary anthology addresses such key questions as: How are sexualities socially constructed? Why are sexualities more than just natural "urges" or "drives"? and How are sexualities personal, social, and political? Sexualities: Identities, Behaviors, and Society, Second Edition, focuses on gender, using multiple disciplines, international populations, and theories to explore sexualities. Edited by Michael Kimmel and the Stony Brook Sexualities Research Group, the readings--including several written specifically for this volume--will grab students' attention. Topics range from the motivations of X-rated movie stars to vibrator use to gendered sexual fantasies. The text considers same-sex orientation, people of color, and global populations throughout.