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Latina/o sexualities : probing powers, passions, practices, and policies

Author: Marysol Asencio
Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, ©2010.
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Situated at the juncture of Latina/o studies and sexualities studies, the contributors to Latina/o Sexualities synthesize and critique the literature and carve a separate space where issues of Latina/o sexualities can be explored given the limitations of prevalent research models. This work compels the current wave in sexuality studies to be more inclusive of ethnic minorities and sets an agenda that policy makers  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Electronic book
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Latina/o sexualities.
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2008051485
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marysol Asencio
ISBN: 9780813548227 0813548225
OCLC Number: 647880016
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 376 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction : Mapping Latina/o sexualities research and scholarship / Marysol Asencio and Katie Acosta --
A history of Latina/o sexualities / Ramón A. Gutiérrez --
Making sex matter : histories of Latina/o sexualities, 1898 to 1965 / Pablo Mitchell --
Latina/o childhood sexuality / Sonya Grant Arreola --
Latina/o parent-adolescent communication about sexuality : an interdisciplinary literature review / Laura F. Romo, Erum Nadeem, and Claudia Kouyoumdjian --
Sexual health of Latina/o populations in the United States / Sandra Arévalo and Hortensia Amaro --
Latina/o sex policy / Elena R. Gutiérrez --
Heterosexuality exposed : some feminist sociological reflections on heterosexual sex and romance in U.S. Latina/o communities / Gloria González-López --
Representations of Latina/o sexuality in popular culture / Deborah R. Vargas --
Cultural production of knowledge on Latina/o sexualities / José Quiroga and Melanie López Frank --
Where there's Querer : knowledge production and the praxis of HIV prevention / George Ayala, Jaime Cortez, and Patrick "Pato" Hebert --
Religion/spirituality, U.S. Latina/o communities, and sexuality scholarship : a thread of current works / Salvador Vidal-Ortiz --
Latina/o sexualities in motion : Latina/o sexualities research agenda project / Susana Peña --
Latinas, sex work, and trafficking in the United States / Amalia L. Cabezas with Dolores Ortiz and Sonia Valencia --
Latina Lesbianas, BiMujeres, and trans identities : charting courses in the social sciences / Luz Calvo and Catrióna Rueda Esquibel --
Latina/o transpopulations / Marcia Ochoa --
Boundaries and bisexuality : reframing the discourse on Latina/o bisexualities / Miguel Muñoz-Laboy and Carmen Yon Leau --
Revisiting activos and pasivos : toward new cartographies of Latino/Latin American male same-sex desire / Salvador Vidal-Ortiz [and others] --
Retiring behavioral risk, disease, and deficit models : sexual health frameworks for Latino gay men and other men who enjoy sex with men / George Ayala --
Epilogue : Rethinking the maps where "Latina/o" and "sexuality" meet / Carlos Decena.
Responsibility: edited by Marysol Asencio.


Latina/os are one of the largest minority population in the United States. They are also one of the fastest growing. Gathering empirical work in the social and behavioral sciences, this reader offers  Read more...
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