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The Social Construction of Sexuality (Contemporary Societies)

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In The Social Construction of Sexuality, Steven Seidman investigates the political and social consequences of privileging certain sexual practices and identities while stigmatizing others. Addressing a range of topics from gay and lesbian identities to sex work, he delves into issues of social control that inform popular beliefs and moral standards. The Second Edition of The Social Construction of Sexuality features a new part that focuses on sexuality and social institutions.

Synopsis:

An affordable primer to sexuality from a sociological perspective.

About the Author

Steven Seidman has lectured widely in the United States and Europe on the topic of sexuality. He is the author of many books, including Romantic Longings: Love in America, 1830-1980, Embattled Eros: Sexual Ethics and Politics in America, Queer Theory/Sociology, and Beyond the Closet: The Transformation of Gay and Lesbian Life. He currently teaches sociology at the State University of New York at Albany.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393934021
Author:
Seidman, Steven
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
Homosexuality
Subject:
Gender identity
Subject:
Human Sexuality
Subject:
Gender Studies
Subject:
Psychology : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Second Edition
Series:
Contemporary Societies Series
Publication Date:
20091031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.10x5.50x.60 in. .60 lbs.

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