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Courage, Conquest, and Condoms: Harmful Ideologies of Masculinity and Sexual Encounters in Zambia in the Time of HIV/AIDS

Anthony Simpson

in AIDS, Culture, and Africa

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032535
eISBN:
9780813039305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032535.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter examines how ideologies of masculinity and sexual encounters in Zambia lead to the rejection of condom use and the promotion of sexual risk-taking. This study draws upon research ... More


Ambiguous Bodies: Reading the Grotesque in Japanese Setsuwa Tales

Michelle Osterfeld Li

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759755
eISBN:
9780804771061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759755.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book draws from theories of the grotesque to examine many of the strange and extraordinary creatures and phenomena in the premodern Japanese tales called setsuwa. Grotesque representations in ... More


Whose Child Is This?

Norvin Richards

in The Ethics of Parenthood

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199731749
eISBN:
9780199866311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731749.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

When someone has been separated from his or her children and wants to be a parent to the child, it has to be decided whether (l) that is to be permitted or (2) this person is to have no special ... More


Sexuality: A Challenge to Chastity

in Brides of Christ: Conventual Life in Colonial Mexico

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752831
eISBN:
9780804787512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752831.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the sexuality emerging from the close relationships forged between nuns and their confessors in colonial Mexico. It analyzes several forms of courtship and sexually charged ... More


A Sexual Encounter

Calum Carmichael

in Sex and Religion in the Bible

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300153774
eISBN:
9780300153781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300153774.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter argues that the use of sexuality to convey serious ideas was made to mirror the events of the sixth day of creation; when the first male and female appeared. It then presents the two ... More


Aphrodite’s Island: Sexual Mythologies in Early Contact Tahiti

Anne Salmond

in Changing Contexts, Shifting Meanings: Transformations of Cultural Traditions in Oceania

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833664
eISBN:
9780824870355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833664.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter investigates changing cultural practices on Tahiti, focusing on sexual encounters, among others, between Tahitians and British seamen in 1767, Bougainville's French crew in 1768, and ... More


E. L. James

Tim Parks

in Life and Work: Writers, Readers, and the Conversations between Them

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300215366
eISBN:
9780300216738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215366.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter offers a reading of E. L. James's novel Fifty Shades of Grey, which features explicitly erotic scenes with elements of sexual practices involving sadomasochism. The novel's underlying ... More


“Gotta Protect My Own”

Jennifer F. Hamer

in Abandoned in the Heartland: Work, Family, and Living in East St. Louis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520269316
eISBN:
9780520950177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520269316.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses how the lifelong burdens borne by the men of East St. Louis translate into their fears about a bedrock of their identity: their responsibility to keep loved ones safe and ... More


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