Erotic Journeys by Gloria Gonzalez-Lopez
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Erotic Journeys
By Gloria Gonzalez-Lopez

Erotic Journeys

Mexican Immigrants and Their Sex Lives

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Erotic Journeys by Gloria Gonzalez-Lopez

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Erotic Journeys is a fascinating, revealing, and respectful examination of the romantic relationships and sex lives of the fastest-growing minority group in the nation. In a series of in-depth interviews, Gloria Gonzalez-Lopez investigates the ways in which sixty heterosexual Mexican women and men living in Los Angeles reinvent their sex lives as part of their immigration and settlement experiences. Defying a broad spectrum of preconceived notions, these immigrants confirm in their vivid narratives that sexuality - far from being culturally determined - is fluid and complex. Gonzalez-Lopez explains that these Mexicans enter the United States with particular sexual ideologies and practices that, while diverse, are regulated by family ethics and regional patriarchies. After migration, a range of factors - including employment, the risks and dangers of resettlement, social networking with other immigrants, and the new demands of a fast-paced industrialized metropolis - begin to transform the immigrants' intimate lives in deep and unexpected ways. The remarkably candid interviews show that these men and women are skillful negotiating agents of their own sexuality. The author's incisive analysis of their narratives sets the stage for a nuanced and compelling understanding of this complex topic and its many social implications.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780520231399
ISBN-10: 0520231392
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 22mm)
Pages: 331
Imprint: University of California Press
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 21-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Gloria Gonzalez-Lopez

Gloria Gonzalez-Lopez is an Assistant Professor of Sociology, and a Faculty Associate at the Center for Mexican American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin.

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