SZ6063 Antropology of Human Sexuality

Faculty of Education
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
1/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Martina Jančová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Martina Jančová, Ph.D.
Department of Biology - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: Mgr. Martina Jančová, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Biology - Faculty of Education
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
Course objectives
Students: explain the sexual dimorphism in the human appearance and behavior, understand the patterns of sexual and erotic behavior, rituals, and institutions, are able to discuss the concepts of behavior and respect for those confines and peculiarity during encounters between different cultures in today's globalizing world.
Syllabus
  • 1.-2. The biology of sexuality – phylogeny and ontogeny of human sexual behavior, sexual development. 3. Sexual behavior – identification, orientation, emotions, sexual behaviour in childhood and adolescence, sexual hormones and sexuality. 4. Human nature of cultural and anthropological point of view. 5. The cultural definition of masculinity and femininity, the third gender 6. Sexual codes, the cultural teories of reproduction. 7. Marriage-definition, forms, sexuality. 8. The incestuous taboo and the rules of selection of partners. 9. Monogamy, polygamy, polyandry. 10. Jealousy, infidelity, war of sperm – a strategy of man, women strategy. 11. Family – the core family and other forms, characteristics, advantages, disadvantages, extension. 12. The diversity of the culture and customs, the genitals – male and female circumcision, castration, hemicastration, piercing, hair removal...
Literature
    recommended literature
  • LEHMILLER, Justin J. The psychology of human sexuality. Second edition. Hoboken: Wiley Blackwell, 2018. xxix, 442. ISBN 9781119164715. info
  • BILDER, Glenda. Human biological aging : from macromolecules to organ systems. Hoboken: Wiley-Blackwell, 2016. ix, 330. ISBN 9781118967027. info
  • VRHEL, František and Jaroslav MALINA. Panoráma biologické a sociokulturní antropologie 4: Antropologie sexuality: Sociokulturní hledisko. Editor: Jaroslav Malina. Brno (CZ): Nadace Universitas Masarykiana v Brně, nakladatelství a vydavatelství Nauma v Brně, 2002. 80 pp. Modulové učební texty pro studenty antropologie. ISBN 80-210-2821-1. info
  • ZVĚŘINA, Jaroslav and Jaroslav MALINA. Panoráma biologické a sociokulturní antropologie 5: Sexuologie pro antropology (Panorama of biological and sociocultural anthropology 5: Sexuology for anthropologists). Editor: Jaroslav Malina. Brno (CZ): Nadace Universitas Masarykiana v Brně, nakladatelství a vydavatelství Nauma v Brně, 2002. 68 pp. Modulové učební texty pro studenty antropologie. ISBN 80-210-2822-X. info
  • SKUPNIK, Jaroslav and Jaroslav MALINA. Panoráma biologické a sociokulturní antropologie 7: Manželství a sexualita z antropologické perspektivy. Editor: Jaroslav Malina. Brno (CZ): Nadace Universitas Masarykiana v Brně, nakladatelství a vydavatelství Nauma v Brně, 2002. 76 pp. Modulové učební texty pro studenty antropologie. ISBN 80-210-2840-8. info
  • ZVĚŘINA, Jaroslav. Lékařská sexuologie. [1. vyd.]. Praha: Nakladatelství odborné literatury H&H, 1991. 233 s. ISBN 8085467046. info
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  • • BAKER, Robin (2005). Válka spermií. Jota. 296 s. ISBN 80-7217-363-4
  • • MORRIS, Desmond (1997)). Intimate Behavior: A Zoologist's Classic Study of Human Intimacy. Kodansha Globe. 393 s. ISBN: 3669363639
  • • Bishop, Clifford Osthelder, Xenia, ed. (2001): Sexualia: From Prehistory to Cyberspace. Köln am Rhein: Könemann Verlagsgesellschaft mbH.
  • • PLZÁK, Miroslav (2011). Taktika a strategie v lásce. Motto, 232 s. ISBN 978-80-7246-565-1
  • VANČATA, Václav, Marina VANČATOVÁ and Jaroslav MALINA. Panoráma biologické a sociokulturní antropologie 10: Sexualita primátů. Editor: Jaroslav Malina. Brno (CZ): Nadace Universitas Masarykiana v Brně, nakladatelství a vydavatelství Nauma v Brně, 2002. 92 pp. Modulové učební texty pro studenty antropologie. ISBN 80-210-2865-3. info
  • MORRIS, Desmond. Lidský živočich : osobní pohled na lidský druh. Vyd. 1. V Praze: Euromedia Group, 1997. 223 s. ISBN 8071765295. info
Teaching methods
lectures, class discussion, reading
Assessment methods
collective oral discussion
Language of instruction
Czech
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Note related to how often the course is taught: každý týden 2 hod v druhé polovině jarního semestru.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2020, recent)
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