The Anthropology of Sex

The Anthropology of Sex

Hastings Donnan


Sex scholarship has an extended historical past in anthropology, from the reviews of voyeuristic Victorian gents ethnographers, to newer analyses of homosexual intercourse, transsexualism, and the newly seen sorts of modern sexuality within the West. The Anthropology of Sex attracts at the comparative box study of anthropologists to check the connection among intercourse as id, perform and event.

Sexual cultures fluctuate tremendously and, whereas usually the subject of tabloid titillation, they're extra not often subjected to strict cultural research. The Anthropology of intercourse is the 1st paintings to seriously synthesise over a century of comparative services, wisdom and figuring out of numerous sexual kinds.

Explores sexuality from range to perversity and asks how various sexual practices are associated.

Probes the cultural and comparative context of latest sexual perform and trust.

Examines the shaping of intercourse by means of worldwide and globalizing forces.

The Anthropology of Sex might be key examining for undergraduate and postgraduate classes in anthropology and comparable disciplines.

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