Read and l isten to
Long History of Child Abuse Haunts Island “Paradise” (Be prepared to listen to
the podcast, which is about 30 minutes long, in one sitting.). Discuss the news
story in relation to Chapter Two in Sex, Gender, and Kinship. In particular,
discuss the following.
•How does human sexuality vary from culture to culture?
(Cite at least two examples from Sex, Gender, and Kinship.)
•Discuss the diversity of human sexuality and sexual
behavior in relation to the news story.
•What relationships between sexuality, tradition, and
culture does this story illustrate? Do you think that the perpetrators of the
alleged sexual abuse should have been convicted and punished? Why or why not?
Why was there a difference of interpretation between the older and younger