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The College Campus: Sex 101?

Mark Regnerus and Jeremy Uecker

in Premarital Sex in America: How Young Americans Meet, Mate, and Think about Marrying

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199743285
eISBN:
9780199894741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743285.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter considers the sex lives of college students, beginning with an extended discussion of the hookup. In-person interviews describe what hooking up means and what it’s ... More


Titillation: The Evolution of the Newspaper Pin‐up

Adrian Bingham

in Family Newspapers?: Sex, Private Life, and the British Popular Press 1918-1978

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199279586
eISBN:
9780191707308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279586.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter considers the contribution of the press to the sexualization of the female body. As photography was integrated into newspapers in the first third of the century, pictures of attractive ... More


Technologies of Sexiness: Sex, Identity, and Consumer Culture

Adrienne Evans and Sarah Riley

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199914760
eISBN:
9780190202545
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199914760.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

What does sexiness mean today? Has sexiness become something that is bought and sold? What identity effects does a sexiness informed by consumer culture have? This book addresses these questions, off ... More


Encountering public art: monumental breasts and the Skywhale

Alison Bartlett

in Social Experiences of Breastfeeding: Building Bridges between Research, Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447338499
eISBN:
9781447338543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338499.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter is grounded in the idea that more visual imagery of breastfeeding will contribute to its normalisation, and counter the commercial sexualisation of breasts. It suggests, however, that ... More


Feminized Labor and the Classed Body

Susan Dewey

in Neon Wasteland: On Love, Motherhood, and Sex Work in a Rust Belt Town

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520266902
eISBN:
9780520948310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266902.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter addresses the feminization of poverty and concomitant pervasive sexualization of femininity evident in almost all spheres of life in the United States. With the advent of ... More


Introduction

Sara Mills

in Gender and Colonial Space

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719053351
eISBN:
9781781702284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719053351.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the process by which spatial relations are considered classed, raced and gendered within the imperial and colonial contexts. It notes that the focus of the study ... More


Sex Expression and American Women Writers 1860–1940

Dale M. Bauer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832301
eISBN:
9781469605647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887691_bauer
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book contends that American women novelists of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries registered a call for a new sexual freedom. By creating a lexicon of “sex expression,” many ... More


Fixing the Tourist Gaze: Essentializing the Primitive and the Creation of Desire in Textual and Visual Media

Michelle MacCarthy

in Making the Modern Primitive: Cultural Tourism in the Trobriand Islands

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780824855604
eISBN:
9780824872175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855604.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at the kinds of visual and textual representations that inform and influence ideas about “primitivity”. It provides an overview of the kinds of representations common in television ... More


Conclusion Sexual Exhaustion

Dale M. Bauer

in Sex Expression and American Women Writers 1860–1940

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832301
eISBN:
9781469605647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887691_bauer.11
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book concludes by explaining that the fictions discussed herein disclose how women writers understood the sexualization of culture, even as they separated it from the increasing commodification ... More


Female Hereditary Performers in Post-Independence India: Communities, Histories and Livelihoods

Anna Morcom

in Illicit Worlds of Indian Dance: Cultures of Exclusion

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199343539
eISBN:
9780199388189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199343539.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter focuses on the communities of female hereditary performers themselves. Drawing on evidence from colonial ethnographies as well as from contemporary fieldwork, it begins by outlining the ... More


Chercher la femme: Traces of an Ever-Present Absence

Jacqueline Couti

in Dangerous Creole Liaisons

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781383018
eISBN:
9781781384046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383018.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This introductory chapter first discusses the 2009 strike in Guadeloupe and Martinique and a 2012 Martinican carnival float re-enacting the argument between the politicians Claude Guéant and Serge ... More


Sexualization and participation

Amy Adele Hasinoff

in Sexting Panic: Rethinking Criminalization, Privacy, and Consent

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038983
eISBN:
9780252096969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038983.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines the tension between the idea that participatory new media practices typically produce positive, democratic effects and the assumption that sexualization creates a problematic ... More


Conclusion

Amy Adele Hasinoff

in Sexting Panic: Rethinking Criminalization, Privacy, and Consent

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038983
eISBN:
9780252096969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038983.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book has explored three dominant problems in how people tend to think about sexting: that sexting is a crime, that adolescents sext because they are biologically irrational and irresponsible, ... More


U.S. Colonialism, Migration, and Sexualities: The Filipino American Case

Yen Le Espiritu

in Sex for Life: From Virginity to Viagra, How Sexuality Changes Throughout Our Lives

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772522
eISBN:
9780814723814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772522.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter studies how immigration between the Philippines and the United States has altered men's and women's sexual lives. Focusing on Filipino immigrants, the chapter argues that, owing to the ... More


Doubled Stagnations: Mapping Debates

Adrienne Evans and Sarah Riley

in Technologies of Sexiness: Sex, Identity, and Consumer Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199914760
eISBN:
9780190202545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199914760.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Sexiness has become a topic of significant public interest, debate, and concern. This has meant that an emotive noise concerning sexualization has drowned out more complex ways of understanding the ... More


“What is better, a car or a wife?”: Automobiles and Modern Bodies

in Reproduction by Design: Sex, Robots, Trees, and Test-Tube Babies in Interwar Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226560694
eISBN:
9780226560717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226560717.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter describes why probably the most ubiquitous representation of the impact of machine culture was the sexualization of the motorcar on the one hand and the automobilization of humans on the ... More


Putin the Sex Back in Politics: Gender Norms, Sexualization,and Political Legitimation in Russia

Valerie Sperling

in Sex, Politics, and Putin: Political Legitimacy in Russia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199324347
eISBN:
9780199381890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199324347.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter spotlights the Russian case, addressing the question: Why have we seen the use of gender norms and sexualization in Russian politics in the Putin era? The chapter reviews the Kremlin’s ... More


Bikinis and Other S/pacific N/oceans

Teresia K. Teaiwa

in Militarized Currents: Toward a Decolonized Future in Asia and the Pacific

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665051
eISBN:
9781452946320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665051.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter suggests that the bikini bathing suit manifests both a celebration and a forgetting of the nuclear power that strategically and materially marginalizes and erases the living history of ... More


Integrating Evolutionary Affective Neuroscience and Feminism in Gender Research

Leslie L. Heywood and Justin R. Garcia

in Gender, Sex, and Sexualities: Psychological Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190658540
eISBN:
9780190658571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190658540.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Tensions between feminist and biological theories applied to human behavior have generated extended debate. The debate has been multifaceted, with threads focusing on, for instance, particular forms ... More


‘Marriage Completes Half Your Religion, Sister’: Salafi Match-Making

Anabel Inge

in The Making of a Salafi Muslim Woman: Paths to Conversion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190611675
eISBN:
9780190611705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190611675.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This is a colourful account of Salafi women’s struggles to find the ideal husband. It describes how the women painstakingly investigated their suitors—for example, by distributing ‘reference forms’, ... More


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