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Sexuality, Society, and Feminism (Psychology of Women)

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Published by American Psychological Association (APA) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Feminism,
  • Human Sexuality,
  • Psychology Of Sexuality,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Psychology,
  • USA,
  • Sex,
  • Feminism & Feminist Theory,
  • Sex (Psychology),
  • Sexual ethics

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCheryl Brown Travis (Editor), Jacquelyn W. White (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8602974M
    ISBN 101557986177
    ISBN 109781557986177

    Gender, Sex and Feminism. According to the feminist belief, women are being exploited by the sources like books, media, and the society by means of children’s toys. Feminists are of the view that the society aims to put conditions on children from their birth about their anticipated roles in society. Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy. European Journal of Women's Studies. Feminist Media Studies. Feminist Theory. Feminist Studies. Frontiers: a Journal of Women Studies. Gay and Lesbian Issues and Psychology Review. Gay & Lesbian Review Worldwide. Gender and History. Gender & Society. Gender, Place and Culture: a Journal of Feminist Geography.

    She has published more than 75 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters and several books on adolescent sexuality, research methods, and feminist theory. Dr. Tolman is a Fellow of APA, Division 35 (Society for the Psychology of Women) and Division 9 (Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues [SPSSI]) and has received wide recognition Format: Hardcover. second round of organized feminism.6 In her book, Friedan discussed the use of sexual exploitation in advertising, the effect of sex roles on sexual fulfillment, and women's sexual discontents; but NOW, the or-ganization Friedan founded to fight sex .

      Sex work has long been criticized and stigmatized in our society. While many members of society view sex work as immoral and degrading to women, I argue that sex work is essentially just work, and that it is not necessarily harmful to women. Under circumstances in which sex work is accepted and regulated in society, in which the sex worker is. Feminist sexology shares many principles with the overarching field of sexology; in particular, it does not try to prescribe a certain path or "normality" for women's sexuality, but only observe and note the different and varied ways in which women express their sexuality. It is a young field, but one that is growing rapidly.


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Sexuality, Society, and Feminism is a call for feminist scholars to begin to mold conceptual models and methods of inquiry and to carve out a feminist agenda that will shape this science for and about women. In this edited book, top feminist scholars apply a feminist lens to the ways American society defines and shapes women's sexuality.

Sexuality, Society, and Feminism. This new volume challenges traditional perspectives into female sexuality and helps pave the way for revised understandings of women's sexuality.

Top feminist scholars begin the task of molding conceptual models and methods of inquiry that will help shape a science for and about : Cheryl Brown Travis. Sexuality, Society, and Feminism is a call for feminist scholars to begin to mold conceptual models and methods of inquiry and to carve out a feminist agenda that will shape this science for and about women.

In this edited book, top feminist scholars apply a feminist lens to the ways American society defines and shapes women's : Sexuality, Society, and Feminism.

This new volume challenges traditional perspectives into female sexuality and helps pave the way for revised understandings of women's sexuality. Top feminist scholars begin the task of molding conceptual models and methods of inquiry that will help shape a science for and about s: 1. "Top feminist scholars apply a feminist lens to the ways American society defines and shapes women's sexuality.

Sexuality, while experienced at the individual level, is a social phenomenon: Its meaning is dynamic and emerges from the social context.

Vibrator Nation: How Feminist Sex-Toy Stores Changed the Business of Pleasure by Lynn Comella is a history lesson in sex-positive feminism, as it. “An honest book on a crucial subject by a wonderful writer. Her book will be widely praised and widely attacked. Even the attackers, somewhere within themselves, will know it’s true.

This is a book that deals in reality.” —Jay Nordlinger, senior editor, National Review “Sex Matters is a cultural milestone.

Mona Charen dissolves decades of fallacies in the acid of honesty/5(51). The quintessential text of second wave feminism, Friedan’s book became one of the original pieces of feminist theory to become a Occupation: Writer.

Sheila Jeffreys, The Lesbian Heresy.A Feminist Perspective on the Lesbian Sexual Revolution (London, The Women’s Press, ). This book examines debates concerning sexuality within lesbian feminism, including the controversies surrounding the impact of sexology on the construction of lesbian identity, the politics of lesbian erotica, S/M, butch and femme Cited by: 9.

Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay () Already viewed as a classic of fourth-wave feminism, Gay’s book examines race, weight, sex, gender, violence and popular culture. She blends the observational.

Fiction Books About Gender Identity Orlando by Virginia Woolf. One of the classics of queer literature, Virginia Woolf’s Orlando stands singular amongst its peers as a novel centering on gender and identity. For Woolf, for whom gender was a constriction both in terms of her career and her romantic life, Orlando seems an exploration of a world in which the binary Author: Christina Orlando.

Sexuality, Society, and Feminism appeals to a broad audience ranging from readers interested in sociology, cultural diversity, social work, and women's studies to those focusing on psychology, medicine, and other health sciences.

A quick look at the table of contents demonstrates the broad area of topics discussed. Kirsten Swinth is an associate professor of history and American studies at Fordham University. Swinth is the author of Feminism’s Forgotten Fight: The Unfinished Struggle for Work and Family and Professionals: Women Artists and the Development of Modern American Art, – About Sexuality & Society: Sexuality & Society explores the intersections between culture, sexuality, social inequality, health, and policy, bringing sociological and interdisciplinary analysis to contemporary sexuality trends.

Why: In the U.S. and other western societies, sexuality is understood primarily in individual (moral, medical, or psychological) terms. The Feminine Mystique, a landmark book by feminist Betty Friedan published in that described the pervasive dissatisfaction among women in mainstream American society in the post-World War II period.

She coined the term feminine mystique to describe the societal assumption that women could find fulfillment through housework, marriage, sexual passivity. Feminism is said to be the movement to end women's oppression (hooks26). One possible way to understand ‘woman’ in this claim is to take it as a sex term: ‘woman’ picks out human females and being a human female depends.

Paglia's discovery of Simone de Beauvoir 's The Second Sex in inspired her to write a book larger in scope. Sexual Personae began to take shape in essays Paglia wrote in college between and The title was inspired by Ingmar Bergman 's film Persona, which Paglia saw on its American release in Author: Camille Paglia.

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Rebecca Mead on the landmark feminist book “Sexual Politics,” written by Kate Millett, in Gender, Sexuality & Feminism (GSF) is an international open-access, scholarly, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal publishing theoretically innovative and methodologically diverse research in the fields of gender studies, masculinities, sexualities and journal has ceased publication.

More. The sexuality of Black women is an important topic for Black feminism. From the politics of respectabilityto the politics of pleasure, Black women have developed a number of strategies to navigate the pathologizing of Black women’s sexuality.

Historian Evelyn Hammonds documents the progression of the controlling images of Black womanhood throughout history in her piece .Feminism is a complex set of ideologies and theories, that at its core seeks to achieve equal social, political, and economic rights for women and sm refers to a diverse variety of beliefs, ideas, movements, and agendas for action.

It refers to any actions, especially organized, that promote changes in society to end patterns that have disadvantaged women.

Feminism in Modern Japan is an original and path-breaking book which traces the history of feminist thought and women's activism in Japan from the late nineteenth century to the present. The author offers a fascinating account of those who struck out against convention in the dissemination of ideas which challenged accepted notions of thinking about women, men and society 5/5(1).