Sex Matters: The Sexuality and Society Reader (3rd Edition)

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9780205610617: Sex Matters: The Sexuality and Society Reader (3rd Edition)

This anthology of almost 60 readings--from contemporary scholarly literature, trade books, popular media, as well as contributed articles-- examines the many ways in which human sexuality is socially constructed and regulated behavior, and how it is studied by social scientists.

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A reader for courses on Human Sexuality.

 

This anthology of almost 60 readings--from contemporary scholarly literature, trade books, popular media, as well as contributed articles-- examines the many ways in which human sexuality is socially constructed and regulated behavior, and how it is studied by social scientists.

About the Author:

The Editors

Mindy Stombler, Ph.D., is a senior lecturer of sociology at Georgia State University. Her research interests include the construction of collective identity in fraternity culture, focusing on black and white fraternity little sister programs and gay fraternities. Her research on gay fraternities examines how men negotiate the dual identities of being gay and being Greek and how men in gay fraternities reproduce hegemonic masculinity. Her latest research project examines power relations and oral sex.

Dawn M. Baunach, Ph.D., is an associate professor of sociology at Georgia State University. Her research interests include inequality and stratification, gender and sexuality, work and occupations, and social demography. She is currently studying various sexual attitudes and behaviors, including gay marriage, sexual fluidities, sexual prejudice, and sexual disclosure.

Elisabeth O. Burgess, Ph.D., is Director of the Gerontology Institute and an associate professor of sociology at Georgia State University. Her research interests focus on changes in intimate relations over the life course, including involuntary celibacy, sexuality and aging, and intergenerational relationships. In addition, Dr. Burgess writes on theories of aging and attitudes toward older adults.

Denise Donnelly, Ph.D., is an associate professor of sociology and Senior Faculty Associate for the Advancement of Women at Georgia State University. Her research interests include involuntary celibacy, services to battered women, culturally competent approaches to ending violence, peace in Northern Ireland, and race and gentrification.

Wendy Simonds, Ph.D., is a professor of sociology at Georgia State University. She is author of Abortion at Work: Ideology and Practice in a Feminist Clinic (Rutgers, 1996), Women and Self-Help Culture: Reading between the Lines (Rutgers, 1992), coauthor with Barbara Katz Rothman of Centuries of Solace: Expressions of Maternal Grief in Popular Literature (Temple, 1992), and coauthor with Barbara Katz Rothman and Bari Meltzer Norman of Laboring On: Birth in Transition in the U.S. (Routledge, 2007). She is currently working on a project entitled Queers on Marriage.

Elroi J. Windsor, M.A., is a doctoral candidate in the department of sociology at Georgia State University.  Windsor's current research focuses on surgical body modification and the disparate regulation of its transgender and cisgender consumers.

 

 

The Authors

John Archer is a professor and the research coordinator in the School of Psychology at the University of Central Lancashire in Preston, Lancashire of the United Kingdom.

Elizabeth A. Armstrong is an associate professor and the director of undergraduate studies in the department of sociology at Indiana University in Bloomington.

Alison Bain is an associate professor of geography at York University in Ontario, Canada.

Elizabeth Bernstein is an assistant professor of women's studies and sociology at Barnard College, Columbia University in New York City.

Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore (www.mattildabernsteinsycamore.com) is the author, most recently, of So Many Ways to Sleep Badly, and the editor of Nobody Passes: Rejecting the Rules of Gender and Conformity and That’s Revolting! Queer Strategies for Resisting Assimilation.

Kathleen Bogle is an assistant professor of sociology and criminal justice at La Salle University in Philadelphia.

Heather Boonstra is a senior public policy associate in the Alan Guttmacher Institute’s Washington, D.C. office.

Keith Boykin is the editor of The Daily Voice, a host of the BET television show My Two Cents, a New York Times bestselling author, and a frequent political commentator on CNN and MSNBC.

Allan M. Brandt is the Amalie Moses Kass Professor of the History of Medicine and the Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Virginia Braun is a senior lecturer of psychology at the University of Auckland in New Zealand.

Barbara G. Brents is an associate professor of sociology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Vern L. Bullough was, before his death, a distinguished scholar and author professor emeritus in the history department at California State University in Northside.

Elizabeth Cavalier is a doctoral candidate in the sociology department at Georgia State University.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is one of the thirteen major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services, which is the principal agency in the U.S. government for protecting the health and safety of all Americans and for providing essential human services.

Anjani Chandra is a researcher at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Greta Christina is editor of the “Best Erotic Comics” annual anthology series.  She has written and edited several other books, and has contributed to numerous magazines, newspapers, and anthologies.  She lives in San Francisco with her wife, Ingrid.  She blogs at gretachristina.typepad.com.

Patricia Hill Collins is an author and distinguished professor of sociology at the University of Maryland in College Park.

David W. Coon is a professor in the college of nursing and health care innovation at Arizona State University in Phoenix.

Robert Darby is an independent scholar and cultural historian with an interest in the history of sexuality and sexual medicine.

Michelle Davies is a senior lecturer in the School of Psychology at the University of Central Lancashire in Preston, Lancashire of the United Kingdom.

Clive M. Davis is a professor emeritus of psychology at Syracuse University in New York.

Phillip W. Davis is an associate professor of sociology at Georgia State University in Atlanta.

John D. DeLamater is a professor of sociology at the University of Wisconsin in Madison.

Kathleen Dolan is an associate professor of sociology at North Georgia College and State University in Dahlonega.

Cynthia Enloe is a research professor of international development and social change at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts.

Loree Erickson is a community organizer and porn star academic at York University in Toronto.

Jeffrey Escoffier writes on sexuality, gay history and politics, and social theory and has taught history and politics of sexuality at Universities of California at Berkeley and Davis, Rutgers University, and the New School University.

Amy M. Fasula is a researcher at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Elizabeth Fee is chief of the history of medicine division of the National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health and professor of history of medicine in the School of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.

April L. Few is an associate professor of human development at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg.

Katherine Frank is a honorary research fellow of sociology at the University of Wisconsin in Madison and an adjunct faculty member of the College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor, Maine.

John H. Gagnon is a distinguished professor emeritus of sociology at the State University of New York in Stony Brook.

Ina May Gaskin is the executive director of the Farm Midwifery Center in Summertown, Tennessee.

Nicola Gavey is an associate professor of psychology at the University of Auckland in New Zealand.

M. Alfredo Gonz ález is an urban and medical anthropologist, and a long-time HIV activist living in New York City.  He has done research in New York City, South Florida, the Dominican Republic, and Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.

Judith Gordon was, before her death, a nursery school teacher and journalist.

Sol Gordon is a professor emeritus of child and family studies at Syracuse University in New York and former director of ...

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