Part I: Introduction to Sexualities
1. Shaking the Foundations: Early Inquiries in Sexualities Studies
Frederich Engels: 'The Monogamous Family'
Gary Kinsman: 'The Creation of Homosexuality as a "Social Problem"'
Simone de Beauvoir: 'Destiny: The Data of Biology'
Rubin: 'Thinking Sex: Notes for a Radical Theory of the Politics of Sexuality'
Michel Foucault: 'The Incitement to Discourse'
2. Contemporary Approaches and Applications
Sandy Welsh: 'Gender and Sexual Harassment'
Mariana Valverde: 'Bisexuality: Coping with Sexual
Viviane Namaste: 'Making the Lives of Transsexual People Visible: Addressing the Politics of Social Erasure'
Martin Cannon: 'The Regulation of First Nations Sexuality'
Dialogue Box 1: 'When Did You Decide You Were "Striaght"?'
Part II: Sexual Identities in Changing
3. Change: The Shifting Meanings of Self and Sexuality
Alan Hunt and Bruce Curtis: 'A Genealogy of the Genital Kiss: Oral Sex in the Twentieth Century'
Steven Maynard: '"Horrible Temptations": Sex, Men, and Working-class Male Youth in Urban Ontario,
Velma Demerson: 'Excerpt from Incorrigible'
Mary Louise Adams: '"Why Can't I Be Normal?": Sex Advice for Teens'
4. Young People Having Sex: Sexualities, Sexual Identities, and Sexual Behaviours
Todd G. Morrison, Travis A. Ryan, Lisa Fox, Daragh T. McDermott, and Melanie A.
Morrison: 'Canadian University Students' Perceptions of the Practices that Constitute "Normal" Sexuality for Men and Women'
Melanie Beres: '"It Just Happens": Negotiating Casual Heterosexual Sex'
Andre P. Grace and Kristopher Wells: 'The Marc Hall Prom Predicament: Queer Individual Rights v.
Institutional Church Rights in Canadian Public Education'
Cailey Hartwick, Serge Desmarais, and Karl Hennig: 'Characteristics of Male and Female Victims of Sexual Coercion'
5. Sex for Life? Changing Patterns within Long-term Relationships
Adam Isaiah Green: 'Until Death Do Us Part? The
Impact of Differential Access to Marriage on a Sample of Urban Men'
- Celine Le Bourdais, Evelyne Lapierre-Adamcyk with the collaboration of Philippe Pacaut: 'Changes in Conjugal Life in Canada: Is Cohabitation Progressively Replacing Marriage?'
Mariana Valverde: 'A New Entity in the History
of Sexuality: The Respectable Same-Sex Couple'
Jessie M. Tzeng: 'Ethnically Heterogamous Marriages: The Case of Asian Canadians'
Dialogue Box 2: 'Whistler Guys Study'
Part III: Status and Stigma: Sex and Sexualities in Social Institutions
6. Health, Illness, and
M. Morgan Holmes: 'Mind the Gaps: Intersex and (Re-productive) Spaces in Disability Studies, and Bioethics'
OmiSoore Dryden: 'Canadians Denied: A Queer Diasporic Analysis of the Canadian Blood Donor'
Richard Carpiano: 'Passive Medicalization: The Case of Viagra and Erectile
Elizabeth M. Saewyc, Coleen S. Poon, Yuko Homma, and Carol L. Skay: 'Stigma Management? The Links between Enacted Stigma and Teen Pregnancy Trends among Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Students in British Columbia'
7. Sex Information and Education Council of Canada
Mitelman and Jo Visser: 'Trends in Adolescent Sexuality: A Look at Canadian Youth'
Sex Information and Education Council of Canada (SIECCAN): 'Sexual Health Education in the Schools: Questions and Answers (3rd edition)'
E. Sandra Byers, Heather A. Sears, Susan D. Voyer, Jennifer L. Thurlow,
Jacqueline N. Cohen, and Angela D. Weaver: 'An Adolescent Perspective on Sexual Health Education at School and at Home: 1. High School Students'
Damian Collins: 'Culture, Religion, and Curriculum: Lessons from the "Three Books" Controversy in Surrey, BC'
8. Media Representing
Charity Marsh: 'Reading Contemporary "Bad Girls": The Transgressions and Triumphs of Madonna's "What It Feels Like for a Girl"'
Anita Shaw: 'Media Representations of Adolescent Pregnancy: The Problem with Choice'
Shawna Ferris: '''The Lone Streetwalker": Missing Women and Sex
Work-Related News in Mainstream Canadian Media'
Kenneth Dowler: 'Sex, Lies, and Videotape: The Presentation of Sex Crime in Local Television News.'
Dialogue Box 3: 'Kiss and Tell'
Part IV: Mutually Constructing Knowledge: Sex, Gender, and Sexualities
9. Homophobia and Its
Implications for Everyone
Diane Naugler: 'Wearing Pink as a Stand against Bullying: Why We Need to Say More'
Tyler L. Brown and Kevin G. Alderson: 'Sexual Identity and Heterosexual Male Students' Usage of Homosexual Insults: An Exploratory Study'
Tia Dafnos: 'What Does Being Gay Have to
Do with It? A Feminist Analysis of the Jubran Case (Canada)'
Phyllis Dalley and Mark David Campbell: 'Constructing and Contesting Discourses of Heteronormativity: An Ethnographic Study of Youth in a Francophone High School in Canada'
10. Racialization, Immigration, and the Politics of
David Newhouse: 'Magic and Joy: Traditional Aboriginal Views of Human Sexuality'
Khosro Refale Shirpak, Eleanor Maticka-Tyndale, and Maryam Chinichian: 'Iranian Immigrants' Perceptions of Sexuality in Canada: A Symbolic Interactionist Approach'
Susan Brigham and Catherine
Baillie Abidi: 'International Female Migration to Atlantic Canada through Internet Mediated Matchmaking Agencies'
Andrea Zoe Aster: 'Double Jeopardy: Building Strong Communities to Fight Homophobia and Racism'
11. Sex and Gender: Boundaries, Connections, and Meanings in the Context of
Jennifer L. Berdahl: 'Harassment Based on Sex: Protecting Social Status in the Context of Gender Hierarchy'
Rebecca Raby: '"Tank Tops Are Ok but I Don't Want to See Her Thong": Girls' Engagements with Secondary School Dress Codes'
Ajnesh Prasad: 'Reconsidering the Socio-Scientific
Enterprise of Sexual Difference: The Case of Kimberly Nixon'
Didi Khayatt: 'What's to Fear: Calling Homophobia into Question'
Dialogue Box 4: 'Trust the Web: It Gets Better'
Test Bank Prepared by the author Diane Naugler
For each chapter:
20 multiple-choice questions
20 true-or-false questions
10 short-answer questions
5 essay/discussion questions
Diane Naugler (Ph. D., York University) is a faculty member in the Department of Sociology at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Her research interests include the social construction of genders and sexualities, feminist theory and questions of embodiment, and surgical intervention (such as
cosmetic surgeries and related procedures). Her work has appeared in The Journal of Homosexuality, Atlantis: a Women's Studies Journal, and Resources for Feminist Research.
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