Flashcards in Quiz Chapter 8 & 9 Deck (30)
An unequal distribution of power in which gender shapes who has access to a group's resources, opportunities, rights, and privileges is known as
"Research into masculinity and femininity as flexible, complex, and historically and culturally constructed categories" is known as
Alfred Kinsey hypothesized which of the following about human sexual behavior?
Humans exist on a continuum between homosexual and heterosexual behavior
Ann Stoler explored the intersections of sexuality, race, class, and nation for working out
power relations of colonialism
Asexuality is the unbiased erotic attraction to individuals of all genders and biological sexes.
Helen Fisher suggests that humans have developed nuerochemical reactions that drive an "evolutionary trajectory of love." Which neurochemical does she identify as important in human sexuality?
T/F Gendered packaging, descriptions, advertisements, and product names continue to promote a gendered ideology in the United States.
Bisexuality is the attraction to and sexual relations between members of both sexes.
Transgender individuals are common in many Native American groups. Which of the following terms is most appropriately used today to describe these individuals?
A man striking a woman in an argument (or vice-versa) is an example of
Sex and gender are the same thing.
White-collar male workers in which nation are likely to visit highly sexualized "hostess bars" with colleagues after work?
"Sex" a term used to refer to biological differences between males and females, while "gender" is the cultural expectations of masculine and feminine behavior.
Most Western societies have historically responded to the small minority of individuals who are intersex by
assigning a gender, often with surgery or hormone treatment
The complex range of desires, beliefs, and behaviors related to erotic physical contact is known as
Michel Foucault concept of "biopower" refers to the growing acceptance of transgender individuals in Western societies.
In October 2014, Columbia University students carried 28 mattresses onto campus to protest
allegations of improper handling of sexual assault cases.
In Nigeria, influences from international gay rights movements affect the masu harka and the yan daudu by
• Complicating their traditional practices of same-sex practices in addition to traditional Muslim marriages.
• Narrowing definitions of sexuality and influencing others' perceptions of their lifestyle.
• Highlighting wounds from colonial control.
Approximately what percentage of humans are born with biological traits associated with neither exactly male nor exactly female?
The average human male is physically stronger than the average human female. However, on average, human females live longer than human males. This is an example of
The ______ of India are both feared and revered, living in the space between man and woman.
According to archaeological evidence and comparative ethnographic work, patterns of male dominance have existed since our earliest cultures.
The scientific study of sexuality that began to emerge in the United States in the late 1800s and continues today is known as
According to chapter 9, what percentage of college students in a 2006 survey would define oral sex as "having sex" with someone?
In Mexican society, males are often associated with the term "machismo," which indicates toughness and self-centeredness. This is an example of
cultural construction of gender
Echoing the early ethnographies of the Native American culture that romanticized the Two-Spirits, Native Americans who are part of the LGBTQ+ community feel more accepted than their white peers.
The belief that people, events, and the cultural environment around us shapes our sexual desires and behaviors is known as the __________ theoretical approach to human sexuality.
According to Chrys Ingraham, the notion of "white weddings" influences American society in which of the following ways?
The father "giving away" the bride promotes the idea of women as "property."
Approximately 60 percent of the world's poorest people are women and girls.