sex researchers to bridge the overwhelming gap between two dominant approaches to understanding sexuality – the positivist, empirical approach and the social constructionist approach (Bancroft, 2000). While on the one hand, it is undeniable that such fundamental biological processes as genetics, hormones, and biological development play important roles in the expression of sexuality at every level, it is also undeniable, on the other hand, that a culture's discourse around sexuality also influences sexual expression in ways that are not necessarily amenable to quantifiable, empirical study. Although it is generally acknowledged that there is some kind of interaction between individual biology and culture, these two strains of research have not yet found a shared language which mutually satisfies the two camps, and no methodologically useful way of modeling this interaction has been widely accepted among sex researchers. If we hope to understand sexuality in all its complexity, we must account for both sides of the story. The positivists must acknowledge as legitimate and incorporate into their research the important cultural factors that influence sexuality; in parallel, the social constructionists must acknowledge that basic genetic and biological processes affect cultural expressions of gender and sex.
Sex research needs simplified models of sexuality that are valuable insofar as they help create positive change (Bancroft, 2000). Dynamical systems theory may be a possible solution. Already utilized in fields as diverse as developmental psychology (cf. Thelen and Smith, 1994), artificial intelligence and philosophy of mind (Clark, 1998), meteorology (Lorenz 1963), anthropology (Bateson, 1980), and curriculum development (Doll, 1993), dynamical systems theory (DST) differs from both the traditional medical approach and the critical social constructionist approach in its theoretical assumptions and, more significantly, in its methodological approach to studying its subject. Dynamical systems theory may provide a practical, coherent way to model sexual development, identity, and culture in a way that accounts for the complex interactions between individual biology and psychology with social forces, accounting for both individual variability as well as social-level characteristics
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Monday, February 15, 2010
One must have for that special fun filled night is a lace bra and panty set. These are great for under a dress for that surprise as the dress hits the floor in the room after dinner. There is nothing sexier than knowing the whole time that a surprise lurks for him later but he can't see it. Add a finishing touch by hoping over to www.holidash.com and seeing what scents turn men on the most.
Another option you have is a bustier set without garters. If you break a garter on on a getaway you are out of luck on your outfit and might not have time to replace it. Get a great bustier without garters from many online retailers. Make sure you pick a smooth material to be worn under your regular clothes or a lacier one if being worn later. You can always ad a pair of stockings to this to turn the heat up! If you do break the clasp you can try cutting all the straps off and hope you have stay-up stockings.
You could do the unthinkable and buy one of those very girlie and youthful cotton shorts and tank sets. These work well for travel as they are small and can be folded in the suit case and no need to worry about wrinkling.
Go completely over the edge? Buy some edible undies for him and her! They pack light, no refrigeration needed and a good time can be had by all, as long as no one has a food allergy. Just think of the fact that you won't have to throw anything in laundry when you get home.
Plus size ladies can opt for a sexy chemise with a robe combination if she is afraid to show some skin. Nothing more sensual than seeing the assets that you have upfront with a push up style anything! Take care that this item is rolled in the suitcase and not folded.
Tuesday, February 9, 2010
Sexy panties are part of men's fantasies and they are clearly men's favorite lingerie. Sexy lingerie like panties come in many styles but they are all women's panties worn by girls and women and all have their benefits and beauty.
No other panties even come close to sexy panties in popularity as well as the fantasy that surrounds these flimsy, skimpy and dainty panties. Panties have come a long way over the years as they not that long ago weren't anyone's favorite anything. By now we all know that panties originated as solely a garment to prevent women from soiling their other outer garments. Since garments were so expensive women wore panties to prevent these garments from leakage and other accidents that would require expensive laundering.
Fast forward to today and the last 35 odd years and panties underwent a transformation that saw spandex, nylon and cotton blends that allowed panties to go from the "granny panties" which were full blown underpants to the adored panties on a pedestal. Panties are now form fitting, wispy and so lightweight that many manufacturers advertise them as so light you will forget that you are wearing panties at all. The Brazilians have contributed to the fashion world of panties with the thong and g-strings to their credit.
But how did these humble little panties become so desirable and provocative? What caused this transformation that unlike men's underwear are such a source of joy and inspiration. Women know that men love women's panties and how they make a woman look. Women love the ways panties add to a wardrobe and simply help complete an outfit. So what is it about panties that has create such a fervor?
1. The incredible array of styles of panties such as tangas, thongs , bikini's, g-strings, c-strings, full back, sheer, silk, satin, lace, crotch less and more make for a significant reason why panties are so popular. It is virtually impossible to not find a style that a woman likes or loves to wear. Include with this is the colors, fabrics and patterns.
2. No I haven't forgotten boy shorts, boy leg and ruffle panties are among the most popular among younger women as well as plus size women and women who love wearing a fuller panty that stretches for a very comfortable fit yet aren't as skimpy as thongs and g-strings.
3. Panties are actually fun lingerie as they are inexpensive enough to buy a couple at a time. A girl can buy panties to suit her mood, outfit, occasion and thus, unlike shoes, dresses and other garments, panties can be worn for a while and discarded or simply not worn as she can find others that suit her today.
4. Sure, men love bras but that is another garment but panties are men's favorites as they silhouette her butt and other erogenous zones thus panties may benefit from their proximity to another of men's favorite spots. On the other hand most women wear panties all the time and many men have input into which one a woman wears as well as enjoying the view.
Opinions may vary but this much is true, girls and panties are an inextricable part of men's fantasies from mid school to adulthood. The fantasy has arguable origins but lingers as men can't seem to get enough of women and panties. Actually women enjoy these sexy panties as much if not more than men.
Thursday, February 4, 2010
I am no dumb good looking blonde! and..... doing business in the international marketplace is a challenge most American corporations are not prepared for. Rare is the American corporation that understands the proper way to prepare itself and its employees. The environments resulting from global corruption in which the employees of the company will find themselves require intensive preparation. Too often the failure of the company to prepare the employee, for what ever reason, results in the sacrifice of an employee that would have been a lifelong asset for the company.
When an American corporation plans to open a new office in a state different from the home office, significant planning is undertaken. Site surveys are taken, building facilities teams travel to the new site and surveys are undertaken. Bidding construction contractors are interviewed and financial administrators ensure that proper
banking and legal contacts are in place. In short, a full court press by the company management to ensure a successful start-up of the
If this same American company decides to open an office in a foreign country do they follow the same procedure? Most likely and all too often they do not. Instead, they pick some rising young star in the company and send them to the new country on their own. They might as well place the rope around the neck of that aspiring company star because failure is almost certainly guaranteed.
American executives and companies totally misunderstand that expecting performance levels from foreign managers that match US colleagues is inherently unfair. More over it usually puts the US employee in an impossible and no-win situation. The reason is the US understanding of what is, and what is not, corruption.
In many third world countries the building of relationships is not considered corruption. When done properly there is a difference between activities that violate the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the relationship building required to reach expected US performance standards.
The key to successful relationship building is defining correctly the target position with which the relationship is to be built. The relationship should always be built with a target position rather than a specific individual. In third world countries, relationships maintained between US corporations and important positions in government and key industries is the key to problem solving. When these relationships are properly maintained the US company will be informed of pending problems and pitfalls before there is even an indication that there could be a problem.
How are these key and important relationships maintained? The successful route is to develop a friendly relationship before there are problems; before any thing is needed or even seen as a remote possibility.
Here are two examples of opportunities to properly and legally maintaining these types of company to position relationships.
Often US companies in foreign countries have recreation facilities for executives and other key employees. These are shared usually shared on a rotating cycle basis. The foreign persons temporarily occupying a targeted position should be offered the opportunity to be included in that rotating schedule. Often the invitation will be declined but still with benefit gained. If the invitation is accepted a good start will have been made toward building and maintaining a most valuable connection.
When that same person arrives in the USA for a convention another key opportunity is available. What would be wrong with his wife, who may have accompanied him, being invited to lunch with the wives of the US company executives? What would be wrong with taking her shopping and showing her the special places she can shop? This would be so unexpected that no other action would be needed or expected.
When the US company has an approaching problem back in the foreign location they will often be informed of the problem, and a relatively easy solution, before the US company was even aware of the situation. Usually the easy solution will not involve any actions that would be in violation of US foreign business activities.
Building and maintaining these key company to position relationships will provide the US key employees the tools for success that they would otherwise not usually have available. Not having these tools will too often result in the US executive taking steps in violation of either US company standards or of the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. This will result in serious problems for the company and most likely the loss of a key employees promising career