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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which of the following is the question that Foucault identifies as the one that needs to be addressed?
2. Which of the following best describes the pedagogization of children's sex?
3. What new technology of sex emerged at the end of the eighteenth century?
4. When does the alternate history that Foucault tells for sexuality start?
5. Attempt at regulation, or the deployment of alliance, of sexuality had what important effect?
Short Essay Questions
1. Is there disinterested knowledge? Explain.
2. How does Foucault claim monarchs of the middle ages persuaded the existing power centers to accept and participate in their power?
3. In what form did sexuality first arise, and what was its intended purpose?
4. Relationships between power and knowledge are transformational matrices and highly subject to change. Give an example of a power-knowledge relationship that has changed dramatically.
5. How does sexuality vary between classes?
6. How did sexuality spread to the general population?
7. What does Foucault have to say about resistance? Where can you find it?
8. What role does discourse play in power?
9. What is the hysterization of women's bodies?
10. How does Foucault define power? What is it like?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain what Foucault means by a society based on the symbolics of blood and a society based on the analytics of sex.
Part 1: What are the symbolics of blood? What is a society like that is based on them?
Part 2: What are the analytics of sex? What is a society like that is based on them?
Part 3: What two pre-existing social constructs made sex and its accompanying power structure so apt to fill the power void during the transition?
Essay Topic 2
The confessional paved the way for the creation of other mechanisms and institutions to create authorized and necessary forms of sexual discourse. Write an essay describing those mechanisms and institutions and their own forms of sexual discourse.
Part 1: Judicial.
Part 2: Medical.
Part 3: Governmental.
Part 4: Pedagogical.
Essay Topic 3
The history of sexuality is marked by large changes from century to century. Describe the view of sexuality, and how it changed, for each of the following time periods:
Part 1: 16th to 17th century.
Part 2: 18th century:
Part 3: Beginning of the 19th century:
Part 4: Middle of the 19th century.
Part 5: Late-19th century.
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