By Gilbert Herdt, Cymene Howe
Exploring sexuality within the twenty-first century, this specific booklet collects jointly greater than fifty well timed and obtainable contributions to create a wide-ranging and compelling photograph of up to date American sexuality. Incorporating the most recent state of the art controversies, thought and methodological fabric from the key domain names of sexual schooling, sexual well-being, sexual rights, and globalization, this ebook contains a tremendous editorial evaluate that opens up the sector for college kids and lecturers alike. This anthology might be a useful complement to all degrees of scholars and researchers drawn to sexuality throughout a number disciplines, together with anthropology, sociology, gender and sexuality stories and politics.
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According to Bernard Lefkowitz’s book Our Guys: The Glen Ridge Rape and the Secret Life of the Perfect Suburb, the assumption was that nice, middle-class, suburban, white athletes could not possibly have raped their mentally handicapped classmate with, among other objects, a broomstick. In other words, unlike the “wolfpack” in Central Park, they were presumably incapable of such atrocities. The athletes received bail, and although they were ultimately convicted of sexual assault, they got suspended sentences and probation.
Sexual rights movements and advocacy around the world have become one of the most fertile arenas for understanding sexuality. How are women able to negotiate condom use and remain healthy when their sexual and reproductive rights are questioned or undermined? Raising the rights of women following the Beijing Accord, trying to combat homophobia, or advocating for the rights of sexually trafﬁcked persons are new arenas for thinking about social justice and offer new venues for mobilizing opposition 11 1 8 12 Gilbert Herdt and Cymene Howe to inequality.
Dangerous Sexualities: Medico-moral Politics in England Since 1830. London: Routledge. Watkins, M. 1994. On the Real Side: A History of African American Comedy. New York: Simon & Schuster. 1111 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1 2 311 4 5 6 7 8 9 20 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 30 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 40 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 118 4 Homophobia and harassment in school-age populations Christine E. Pettett It was midafternoon and I had just completed interviewing an expert on homophobia in America’s schools. I walked outside and saw that the neighborhood convenience store was ﬁlling up with its daily crowd of high school students.
21st Century Sexualities: Contemporary Issues in Health, Education, and Rights by Gilbert Herdt, Cymene Howe