Flashcards in Chapter 1 : Sex behaviours and crimes in the US Deck (38)
who is ted bundy
he is a serial killer
culture of a society
is the normative system of behaviour instructing persons on the proper way to behave
person convicted of or pleaded guilty of commiting a sexual oriented offense and who is likely to commit them in the future
habitual sex offender
determined by the sentenced court to have previously commited or plead guilty to one or more sexually oritented offense
sexually oriented offender
person who has been convincted of or pleaded guilty to commiting a sexually oriented offense
folkways and provide example
normal habitual ways of behaving or 'good manners' ex. girl walk before men into doors
who responsible for teaching kids about folkways?
parents and other social institutions
mores and provide example
behaviours that if they are violated would lead to the destruction of society. laws that forbid these behaviours! b/c destroy the moral fabric of society. so formally they are the behaviours and customs that must be followed to prevent the desctruction of soceity. EX. murder
sexual gratification from drinking blood
sex drive oriented towards and sexual gratification from the same sex
when did the topic of homosexuality actually come to be discussed and debated?
gay liberation movement
rooms used for impersonal sex
penetration of any organ except the vagina ex. ears, anus etc.
types of homosexuals
secret, blatant, adjusted, institutional, homosexual prostitute, homosexual pedophile
is homosexual but keeps his orientation hidden from others,
a homosexual who in the way he dresses, acts, manerisms, etc. makes NO ATTEMPT TO DISGUISE the fact that he is gay. invites identification and labelling by attending places such as gay bars for ex.
homosexual who is content with being gay. has accepted his sexual orientation and does not suffer due to his/her choice of partners. if asked, they may readily admit that they are gay ,but dont FLAUNT their homosexuality like the blatant homosexual.
homosexual who doesn't have self image of being gay. they become involved in homosexual practices because of the situation/environment they find themselves in. ex. jail,s military etc. where they have no access to the other sex. usually, when removed from the institution, they are heterosexual.
male who offers sexual favors to other males for money. mostly age 15-17, usually come from lower SES societies and have suffered physical abuse as children, MOTIVATION=MONETARY GAINS
wants to have sex with only same sex childredn
how do we determine what is normal?
using sexual standards including the statistical standard, cultural, religious and subjective standards
statistical standard for sex
ex. if more than 50% of the popln practice certain sexual behaviours, then they are normal. can be dangerous b/c it cane makes thinking like breaking laws, "normal" ex. majority teenage girls shop lift -- is this normal? problematic b/c it doesnt take into account any sense of socially correct or incorrect things
vomitting on parter after consuming wine or drinking urine
society has a set of normal rules and regulations that take form of laws, statues, and ordinances. violations of these or transgressions usually lead to some form of puishment.
folkways, laws,, moores and institutions control behaviour.
legally sanctioned folkways and moores
how do we learn cultural standards?
family first cradle for learning about these experiences, , then friends, religious institutions and other sources provide cultural information.
standard for sexual normalcy. back in the day, religion played an important role in developing the value systems of soceity and individuals.
standard for normalcy of sexual behaviours.
usually the most important in a persons life. this defines for a person the appropriateness of his/her actions and how these actions fall in the normal range of behaviours for this person at this stage of their lives.