Category Archive for: SEXUALITY AND SEX ROLES

Attack on Sex-Role Socialization

Attack on Sex-Role Socialization masculinity and femininity ‘refer to the differing feelings and behavior expected of males and females at a particular time’ and place and are largely a product of sex-role socialization. Such socialization has been accomplished in many ways, many of which are unintended ‘ and unconscious [Travis and  1977; Pogrebin, IIJ80}. In American society boys have .been rewarded for being…

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Tile Attack on Sexist Institutional Practices

Tile Attack on Sexist Institutional Practices Two recently published books illustrate two different approaches to the question, “Why do so few women become corporate executives?” One, Genning and [Hardin’s  all [1977], written in .1 pop psychology style, . assumes that executive promotion is now equally open tu women and concludes that women’s own behavior is responsible for their lack of success. While this…

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Homo Sexuality

Homo Sexuality The term homosexual is applied both to persons who, have a strong preference for sex partners of the same sex and to those who, regardless of sex prefer sexually once engage ln sex relations with persons of the same sex. A capacity to respond sexually to both sexes is present among humans and many other species [Ford, 1980]. Nonhuman primates…

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Pliability of the Sex Drive

Pliability of the Sex Drive   In most species ·the sexual behavior of. all healthy adult males is very much alike, and that of all healthy adult females is very much alike. True, some learning may-be involved. In the wild state th~ “social” animals (those who normally live ~ groups, such as lions, monkeys, and wolves) can learn mating procedures through imitation.…

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Variety and Continuity

Variety and Continuity The twin human desires for sexual continuity and sexual variety are another East of the biological basis for human social fife. Some species mate footling and are strictly faithful to their mates; others are promiscuous, with the female mating with any (or all) males available .. Humans apparently wish to do  both .. In all human societies most…

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Continuous Sexuality

Continuous Sexuality Sexuality includes all the feelings and behavior linked to sex through either biology or social learning The female of most species is sally active only during valorous estrous period, when she emits a chemical called a protuberance which powerfully attracts and sexually excites males of that species. At other times the female is unperceptive, and without the pheromone, males arc…

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SEXUALITY AND SEX RULS

SEXUAL Foundations of HUMAN Social Life The sex drive is one of the building blocks for human social life. While no inborn drive compels humans to act in any particular way, each drive consists of a set of recurrent tension stares which impels people to some kind of activity to relieve the tension. A drive cannot be ignored and will not “go…

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