SUMMARY Þ Sexuality: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

SUMMARY Sexuality: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

SUMMARY Þ Sexuality: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) Ø Is our sexuality determined primarily by our genes Or is it shaped by the social norms and expectations we happen to be born into This Very Short Introduction provides an accessible thoughtful and thought provoking introduction to maS lesbians and gay men as well as religious fundamentalists have transformed our ways of thinking about sexuality in the past few decades About the Series Combining authority with wit accessibility and style Very Short Introductions offer an introduction to some of life's most interesting topics Written by experts for the newcomer they demonstrate the finest contemporary thinking about the central problems and issues in hundreds of key topics from philosophy to Freud uantum theory to Isla. Fascinating Especially because this book clearly analyses how sexual practices and thinking about sex has changed over the ages This makes all realize that there is much variety in sexuality as usually admitted in media and such and therefore creates feelings of freedom and acceptance for individuals

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L domain have in reality varied greatly in different historical or cultural contexts The volume also examines ways in which governments have tried to regulate citizens' sexualities in the past through policies and laws concerning public health HIVAids prostitution and sex education paying special attention to the particular zeal with which women's sexuality has been policed The volume concludes by discussing political activism around sexuality widely focusing on the ways in which feminist. The title says it all It is a very short introduction of topics of sexuality It is nevertheless a great starting point

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Sexuality A Very Short Introduction Very Short IntroductionsIs our sexuality determined primarily by our genes Or is it shaped by the social norms and expectations we happen to be born into This Very Short Introduction provides an accessible thoughtful and thought provoking introduction to major debates around sexuality in the modern world highlighting the social and political aspects of sexuality It critically explores different ways of defining and thinking about sexuality and shows that many of our assumptions about what is natural in the sexua. A fascinating book A for its coverage of different aspects of sexuality It managed to do a good job covering History as well as theory and sociology of sexuality Though it lacked any chapter on the biology of sexuality the book retaliated with fascinating details on science history of the matterI rather enjoyed this book And what is how astonishingly neutral the author managed to be while explaining the endless controversies across time