Chapter 1. Anthropology Rediscovers Sexuality: A Theoretical Comment

  1. Jennifer Robertson
  1. Carole S. Vance

Published Online: 21 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470775981.ch1

Same-Sex Cultures and Sexualities: An Anthropological Reader

Same-Sex Cultures and Sexualities: An Anthropological Reader

How to Cite

Vance, C. S. (2008) Anthropology Rediscovers Sexuality: A Theoretical Comment, in Same-Sex Cultures and Sexualities: An Anthropological Reader (ed J. Robertson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470775981.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631232995

Online ISBN: 9780470775981

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Keywords:

  • anthropology;
  • sexuality;
  • social constructionist approaches;
  • AIDS;
  • nature-nurture debates

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Sexuality and Gender

  • Sexuality and Identity

  • Sexuality as a Contested Domain

  • The Development of Social Construction Models, 1975–1990

  • Cultural Influence Models of Sexuality, 1920–1990

  • AIDS and Research on Sexuality

  • References