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Framing the Sexual SubjectThe Politics of Gender, Sexuality, and Power$
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Richard Parker, Regina Maria Barbosa, and Peter Aggleton

Print publication date: 2000

Print ISBN-13: 9780520218369

Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520218369.001.0001

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Gendered Scripts and the Sexual Scene

Gendered Scripts and the Sexual Scene

Promoting Sexual Subjects among Brazilian Teenagers

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(p.216) Chapter Ten Gendered Scripts and the Sexual Scene
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Framing the Sexual Subject
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Richard Parker

Regina Maria Barbosa

Peter Aggleton

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University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520218369.003.0011

This chapter aims to re-think the types of intervention strategies that have controlled education and prevention approaches to HIV/AIDS vulnerability. It analyzes in detail the roles of gender and sexuality in the experience of young night school students from impoverished inner-city neighborhoods in Sāo Paulo. It shows the many ways structural forces impact upon, and limit the choices available to boys and girls. This chapter also presents a conceptual framework for the deconstruction and reconstruction of gender relations and sexual experience through a dialogical and dialectical methodology that is originally pioneered in struggles against illiteracy and class oppression.

Keywords:   intervention strategies, prevention approaches, HIV/AIDS vulnerability, gender and sexuality, gender relations, sexual experience, illiteracy, class oppression

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