Yale University Press, Empirically testing these and other similar hypotheses requires dynamic data on sex and contraception use over time. Alternatively, the Black woman has been portrayed very negatively in the media. Whether a "Madame Butterfly" in the Far East, or the harem courtesan in North Africa and the Middle East depicted in paintings from Ingres to Matisse, or the "Black Eve" on French colonial stamps, the "native woman" was an important lure in attracting European men from the private and public sectors to the colonies. These young girls were often left abandoned on plantations while their husbands attended to business afar, were on military duty, or just traveling for pleasure. Religious doctrine generally opposes premarital sex, and religious young people are more likely than those who are not religious to delay first sex, avoid premarital sex, and have fewer sexual partners Manlove et al. In fact, in a period prone to view and dismiss Africans as inferior beings on the lower end of the scale of social evolution, "she did more than any other writer to produce in Europe a willingness to try to understand African behaviour" 36 — an understanding based on concrete observations rather than on a priori postulates or theories concerning "primitive" men. America has done a great job of selling the 'white' woman. It is understandable that the women were unhappy with their lack of freedom. An in-depth study of class and sexual behavior among college women found that young women from more-advantaged social backgrounds, who also had higher academic aspirations, delayed serious relationships and pregnancy in explicit recognition that their opportunity costs were high Armstrong and Hamilton He is not South African.