Discovering Human Sexuality

Author: Simon LeVay
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781605352756
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This is an alternative version of LeVay and Baldwin's acclaimed text 'Human Sexuality'. The book is more accessible to students with a limited background in biology, but maintains the evidence-based approach and readability of the original.

Discovering Human Sexuality Fourth Edition

Author: Simon LeVay
Publisher: Sinauer Associates, Incorporated
ISBN: 9781605356693
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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An evidence-based, accessible introduction to the study of sexuality and the diverse ways in which it brings joys and challenges to our lives. Now in its fourth edition, Discovering Human Sexuality has established itself as a popular and widely praised text that respects diversity both in the sexual world and among the students who read it. The backgrounds of the authors--in biology, sociology, teaching, and writing--have made possible a text that is multidisciplinary, authoritative, sex-positive, and a delight to read. The scope of Discovering Human Sexuality ranges from homosexuality in ancient Greece to the recent Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment scandal while covering a stunningly diverse array of topics. Questions considered include: How does the menstrual cycle work? What's "splitting the bamboo"? Can premature ejaculation be treated? If a man has undetectable levels of HIV, can he have sex without condoms? Which sex offenders will repeat their crimes? Is there a gay gene? What's wrong with polygamy? Is emergeny contraception abortion? Which bathrooms should trans women use? This book gives factual answers to important questions and provides material for informed debate for issues without a single solution.

Discovering Human Sexuality

Author: Former Associate Professor Simon LeVay, Ph.D.
Publisher: Sinauer Associates Is
ISBN: 9781605357294
Format: PDF, Docs
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An evidence-based, accessible introduction to the study of sexuality and the diverse ways in which it brings joys and challenges to our lives. Now in its fourth edition, Discovering Human Sexuality has established itself as a popular and widely praised text that respects diversity both in the sexual world and among the students who read it. The backgrounds of the authors--in biology, sociology, teaching, and writing--have made possible a text that is multidisciplinary, authoritative, sex-positive, and a delight to read. The scope of Discovering Human Sexuality ranges from homosexuality in ancient Greece to the recent Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment scandal while covering a stunningly diverse array of topics. Questions considered include: How does the menstrual cycle work? What's "splitting the bamboo"? Can premature ejaculation be treated? If a man has undetectable levels of HIV, can he have sex without condoms? Which sex offenders will repeat their crimes? Is there a gay gene? What's wrong with polygamy? Is emergeny contraception abortion? Which bathrooms should trans women use? This book gives factual answers to important questions and provides material for informed debate for issues without a single solution.

Human Sexuality

Author: Roger R. Hock
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780133971385
Format: PDF, Mobi
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NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyPsychLab® does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyPsychLab search for 0134224906 / 9780134224909 Human Sexuality plus MyPsychLab with eText - Access Card Package, 4/e Package consists of: * 0133971384 / 9780133971385 Human Sexuality, 4/e (Casebound) * 0134206304 / 9780134206301 MyPsychLab with eText for Human Sexuality, 4/e MyPsychLab should only be purchased when required by an instructor. For courses in Human Sexuality Help each student develop a sexual philosophy based on choice, awareness, and responsibility Human Sexuality presents a relatable overview of the discipline that inspires students to think critically about the sexual world and their place in it. By taking an interpersonal approach and encouraging each student to develop a personal sexual philosophy, author Roger Hock helps students connect the material covered to their real-life decisions and behaviors, boosting engagement with the course. Sensitivity to diverse groups -- not only in terms of race and ethnicity, but also in terms of sexual orientation, age, sexual knowledge, and sexual experience -- allows all students to feel as comfortable and open about sexual topics as possible. The Fourth Edition includes updated data as well as coverage of contemporary issues that dominate today's headlines to ensure currency and relevancy. Also available with MyPsychLab® This title is also available with MyPsychLab -- an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyPsychLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. Human Sexuality, Fourth Edition is also available via REVEL(tm), an immersive learning experience designed for the way today's students read, think, and learn.

Case Studies in Sex Therapy

Author: Raymond Rosen
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9780898628487
Format: PDF, ePub
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With simple cases of premature ejaculation or anorgasmia becoming increasingly rare, clinicians are now utilizing a sophisticated array of multidisciplinary approaches to treat a complex variety of challenging problems and patient populations. Bringing together, under one cover, case studies and clinical discussions by the very authorities whose work is changing the field, Case Studies in Sex Therapy provides a state-of-the-art guide to current clinical practice. Chapters in the first section focus on cases of sexual desire disorders and explore such issues as desire disparity between partners, clinical interventions in marital and sex therapy, biological aspects of inhibited sexual desire, treatment considerations with a homosexual couple, the application of integrative therapy for treating secondary low sex desire, and the many factors that may contribute to sexual avoidance. The next section demonstrates both the opportunities and the complex challenges posed to the clinician by the array of new medical, surgical, and pharmacological therapies. Addressing the growing interest in sexual addiction and compulsion, the third section covers controversial issues such as the treatment of a sexually addictive client and the treatment implications when a client has been sexually exploited by another therapist.

Family Stress

Author: Pauline Boss
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780761926122
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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An anthology of 23 major articles from family stress literature that provides academics and students with an accessible, coherent compilation of writings by past, present and emerging family stress scholars. The book includes classic and current writings from multi-disciplinary streams of work in family social science, social work, nursing, family sociology, family therapy, and family psychology. The chapters address the increasingly diverse and complex family situations of stress and crisis and provide a new generation of family stress scholars with convenient access to a sampling of articles by past and present researchers, theorists, and clinicians. The editor has written chapter introductions that encourage students, researchers, and practitioners to expand their own thinking about the concepts and models of family stress and coping to guide the development of future work in this field.

Human Sexuality

Author: Simon LeVay
Publisher: Sinauer Associates Incorporated
ISBN: 9780878935703
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book helps students understand the diversity of human sexual expression and the many perspectives from which sexuality can be studied. Known for its high-quality presentation of biological aspects, the book also devotes rich coverage to the insights gained from a range of fields, such as cognitive science and social psychology.

Evolutionary Psychology

Author: Lance Workman
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107044642
Format: PDF
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"Written for undergraduate psychology students, and assuming little knowledge of evolutionary science, the third edition of this classic textbook provides an essential introduction to evolutionary psychology. Fully updated with the latest research and new learning features, it provides a thought-provoking overview of evolution and illuminates the evolutionary foundation of many of the broader topics taught in psychology departments. The text retains its balanced and critical evaluation of hypotheses and full coverage of the fundamental topics required for undergraduates. This new edition includes more material on the social and reproductive behaviour of non-human primates, morality, cognition, development and culture as well as new photos, illustrations,text boxes and thought questions to support student learning. Nearly 300 online multiple choice questions complete the student questioning package. This new material complements the classic features of this text, which include suggestions for further reading, chapter summaries, a glossary, and two-colour figures throughout"--

Sexing the Body

Author: Anne Fausto-Sterling
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0786724331
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Why do some people prefer heterosexual love while others fancy the same sex? Is sexual identity biologically determined or a product of convention? In this brilliant and provocative book, the acclaimed author of Myths of Gender argues that even the most fundamental knowledge about sex is shaped by the culture in which scientific knowledge is produced.Drawing on astonishing real-life cases and a probing analysis of centuries of scientific research, Fausto-Sterling demonstrates how scientists have historically politicized the body. In lively and impassioned prose, she breaks down three key dualisms - sex/gender, nature/nurture, and real/constructed - and asserts that individuals born as mixtures of male and female exist as one of five natural human variants and, as such, should not be forced to compromise their differences to fit a flawed societal definition of normality.