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Sociology (SOCI)

Department of Sociology and Anthropology Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

SOCI 3044 [0.5 credit]

Sociology of Sex and Sexuality

Key concepts of sex, sexuality, gender, eroticism and pleasure. The history of sex and sexuality with reference to heterosexuality. The regulation of sexual relations and practices. Why are sex and morals linked? Sex and marriage: monogamy and serial monogamy. Sex, love and intimacy. The sexual revolution and the possibility of sexual equality.
Prerequisites: SOCI 1001 and SOCI 1002, or SOCI 1003  [1.0] or ANTH 1001 and ANTH 1002, or ANTH 1003 [1.0].
Lectures and discussion three hours a week.

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