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Sexual identity: effeminacy among university students

Mohd. Noor, Noraini and Farooqui, Jamil and Muhammad Nasr, Ahmad Abd Al-Rahim and Md. Noon, Hazizan and Abd Rahman, Shukran (2005) Sexual identity: effeminacy among university students. IIUM Press, Kuala Lumpur. ISBN 983295715X

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Abstract

The study focuses on the effeminate male students of the university. The phenomenon of effeminate male students on some university campusses has become a matter of concern. It is presumably the first study of such students at an institution of higher learning. It started before this issue became a subject of debate in newspapers. The study consists of an introduction; three chapters on empirical findings pertaining to students' perceptions of effeminate male students, the psychological profile of effeminates in comparison to normal male and female students, and qualitative interviews with both the effeminates and their friends; a conclusion and seven appendices. The experts attributed sexual identity disorder to the influence of nature and nurture. They distinguished between the genetically effeminate males and those who deliberately become effeminates. It is latter that should be guided in order to eliminate their sexual identity confusion and protect the society.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: 1099/186 (HQ1075.5M4S518N 2005)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Homosexuality-male, sex role-Malaysia, Identity-psychology
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs. Wan Salwati Wan Salleh
Date Deposited: 03 May 2011 15:17
Last Modified: 28 Jul 2011 11:42
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/186

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