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On sexuality and controversy

In this video, listen to Dr Rachel Spronk discuss the concept of sexuality. What is sexuality? And why does it seem to be so controversial?

In this video, listen to Dr Rachel Spronk discuss the concept of sexuality. As you listen to this lecture, try to answer the following questions:

  • On what levels can sexuality be understood? Can you think of your own example of each of these three levels?
  • What does it mean to say that sexuality is “socially constructed”?
  • Why is sexuality often controversial?
  • What is at stake in following or deviating from what are considered “appropriate” social norms?

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