Masculinidad y relaciones sexuales entre humanos y animales en contextos agroganaderos andaluces

  1. Agustín Coca-Pérez 1
  2. Rafael Cáceres-Feria 1
  3. José María Valcuende del Río 1
  1. 1 Universidad Pablo de Olavide

    Universidad Pablo de Olavide

    Sevilla, España


RELIES: Revista del Laboratorio Iberoamericano para el Estudio Sociohistórico de las Sexualidades

ISSN: 2659-8620

Year of publication: 2021

Issue: 6

Pages: 86-105

Type: Article

DOI: 10.46661/RELIES.6386 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor

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Sexuality between humans and animals cannot be understood solely as an identity category, a deviation, or pathology, nor as the expression of unbridled sexuality. So far, medical and psychiatric perspectives have dominated the study of human‐animal sexuality. However, research in Anthropology highlights the need to study the meanings of these sexual practice saccording to local contexts. In the case analysed here, in southern Spain, sexual relations maintained with animals by some men are framed within a process of sexual apprenticeship, intrinsically linked with the construction of masculinity.

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