Sex Is Not A Natural Act & Other Essays

Revisits and updates the centrality of the social construction of sexuality, especially in the age of Viagra, FSD female sexual dysfunction and the media saturation of sex Leonore Tiefer is one of the foremost sexologists working in the United States today she is a well known and respected scholar who writes engagingly and humorously about a wide array of topics in sexRevisits and updates the centrality of the social construction of sexuality, especially in the age of Viagra, FSD female sexual dysfunction and the media saturation of sex Leonore Tiefer is one of the foremost sexologists working in the United States today she is a well known and respected scholar who writes engagingly and humorously about a wide array of topics in sexuality to appeal to both students and general readers Revised and updated with new pieces on the medicalization of sex, FSD female sexual dysfunction and the politics of sex, as well as classic pieces found in the original edition, such as Am I Normal The Question of Sex.
Sex Is Not A Natural Act Other Essays Revisits and updates the centrality of the social construction of sexuality especially in the age of Viagra FSD female sexual dysfunction and the media saturation of sex Leonore Tiefer is one of the

  • Title: Sex Is Not A Natural Act & Other Essays
  • Author: Leonore Tiefer
  • ISBN: 9780813341859
  • Page: 324
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Sex Is Not A Natural Act & Other Essays”

    1. Sex is not an natural act and other essays is a compilation of feminist sexologist Lenore Tiefer's writings. Starting out studying hormones and mating behaviors in hamsters, Dr. Tiefer later re-specialized in clinical psychology, and was at one time seeing erectile dysfunction patients and their sexual partners at the urology department at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx. Thus, she speaks from a unique vantage point, clearly, passionately, and articulately. According to her website, her c [...]

    2. Fantastic! Tiefer is as formidable a feminist theorist as she is a psychologist, plus funny to boot. This is a fascinating book exploring how sexuality is socially constructed in contemporary American culture and how medicalization and the pharmaceutical industry are doggedly at work to erase the contexts that make sexuality as complicated and nuanced as it really is. This would be an easy and accessible read even if you have no background in sex research or feminist theory, but incredibly insig [...]

    3. This book would make me legitimately angry, except it's gotten to the point where it's just a joke. The very biased message is pounded into the reader over and over with no real basis or reasoning, is very femminaziesque, and doesn't even take into account other points of view except to completely bash on them.

    4. my goodness, one of the best books i had to read in undergrad. i read this for Psych 690: Scientific and Cultural Perspectives of Sexuality (cross listed as a women studies class and easily the best title of a course I took). It was a goodin'

    5. I really wish I had my copy of this book here with me in Oxford; it's just pop psychology and easy-Foucaultian analysis, but I like a little ease in all honesty.

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