ASA logo
Cover Page
Requires Subscription DOC

How to Cite

Abbott, Sharon. 2010. “THE SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION OF SEXUALITY”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


Social Constructionism is a theoretical perspective premised on the idea that the meanings we give to behaviors, individuals, and identities are socially constituted and historically determined. As such, the perspective provides an avenue to challenge taken-for-granted definitions and assumptions. Using this theoretical perspective as a backdrop, this...

Download this resource to see full details. Download this resource to see full details.


Subject Area(s):
Resource Type(s):
Class Level(s):
College 300

When using resources from TRAILS, please include a clear and legible citation.

Cover Page
Requires Subscription DOC

Our website uses cookies to improve your browsing experience, to increase the speed and security for the site, to provide analytics about our site and visitors, and for marketing. By proceeding to the site, you are expressing your consent to the use of cookies. To find out more about how we use cookies, see our Privacy Policy .