Ideal as an introduction and as a quick reference, Key Concepts in Critical Management Studies explores the essential concepts used within the field today. Specially edited and written by a range of international experts, key ideas are succinctly explained and illustrated beyond a simple definition. Further reading suggestions and cross-referencing provide the reader with means to develop their knowledge further.

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Sexuality

Sexuality
Albert J.Mills

Definition: Sexuality refers to an individual's sexual self; those aspects of a person that are thought to relate to their interest and ability to engage in some form of sexual activity.

Sexuality centres on, but is not restricted to, such things as sexual attractiveness, sexual preference, sexual relationships, sexual fantasies, and a person's reproductive capacities. Anything, in fact, felt to deal with sexual feelings, thoughts, behaviours and relationships. However, as will be discussed below, definitions of sexuality cannot be entirely separated from the discourse of sexuality in which they are embedded. In other words, sexuality is the focus but also the outcome of various discourses of sexuality.

In one form or another essentialist notions of sexuality have played a dominant role in society over time. At ...

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