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Marshall, Annecka
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Reconsidering dutty wine: Mona studentsí views on black female sexuality in Jamaica
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8th Annual Conference Crisis, Chaos and Change: Caribbean Development Challenges in the 21st Century
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March 26-28, 2007
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Trinidad and Tobago
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18
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http:; sta.uwi.edu/conferences/salises/documents/Marshall%20%20A.pdf
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Abstract
This paper is based on a qualitative research project that investigates Jamaican womenís diverse sexual identities and experiences. The data collected from a questionnaire sample explores respondentsí perceptions about the changing meanings of Black female sexualities. The paper interrogates the manner that participants redefine new expressions of sexual desire in response to social expectations in Jamaica. Participants create autonomous self-concepts that celebrate sexual agency, pleasure and empowerment. Respondents renegotiate gender equality within intimate partnerships to develop sexual freedom within the context of HIV/AIDS, gender based violence and sex tourism.....
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