Perhaps the foremost issue in the emerging area of inquiry known as lesbian and gay studies is the social constructionist controversy. Social constructionism is the view that the categories of sexual orientation are cultural constructs rather than naturally universal categories. Forms of Desire brings together important essays by social constructionists and their critics, representing several disciplines and approaches to this debate about the history and science of sexuality.In this parable, just as in this concluding essay in general, I have tried to clarifywhat exactly isat issue betweensocial constructionists and ... 241a42, for his definitions of essentialism and social constructionism which involve nature/ nurture and voluntarism/determinism. Also seepp. 244a51, 261a62, and his a Nature vs.
|Title||:||Forms of Desire|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2013-04-15|