Human Sexuality

Author: Bryan Strong
Publisher: Mayfield Publishing Company
ISBN:
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This introduction to human sexuality features a unique organization that integrates essential coverage of ethnic, cultural, gender, and sexual orientation differences and similarities. The text maintains a psychosocial approach, but also provides a balanced treatment of the biological, psychological, sociological, anthropological, and historical aspects of human sexuality.

Honor Thy Children

Author: Molly Fumia
Publisher: Conari Press
ISBN: 9781609257378
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The inspirational account of a Japanese-American family's triumph in the face of the death of their three children, two from AIDS and a third the victim of a tragic drive-by shooting, Honor Thy Children chronicles the creation, devastation, and remarkable resurrection of the Nakatanis - who journey from unimaginable grief to healing.

Human Sexuality in a World of Diversity

Author: Spencer A. Rathus
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780205952274
Format: PDF, Kindle
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"Engaging students and cultivating understanding in a world of diversity." "Human Sexuality in a World of Diversity," 9/e examines the rich diversity found in human sexuality. More significantly, the text places an emphasis on cultivating understanding in a world of increasing diversity through personal engagement. Students are encouraged to reflect upon their own beliefs and experiences throughout the text in order to foster a more personal and impactful learning experience. The text also helps students develop their own opinions by promoting critical thinking skills, personal sexual health awareness, and responsible decision-making. MyDeveleopmentLab is an integral part of the Rathus / Nevid / Fichner-Rathus program. Key learning applications include Video Series for Human Sexuality, ""My Life, My Sexuality,"" Assessment, and Personalized Study Plan. Teaching & Learning Experience "Personalize Learning"" - "MyDevelopmentLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program. It helps students prepare for class and instructor gauge individual and class performance. "Improve Critical Thinking"" - "Critical Thinking" "boxes are integrated into the margins. Boxes ask students to delve deeper into the material and reconsider their own opinions and ideas. "Engage Students "- The newly updated "Real Students Real Questions" feature increases students' critical thinking skills by incorporating real questions from actual college students, as posed to instructors. "Explore Research ""-" Throughout the text, " """A Closer Look"" boxes provide in-depth discussions of scientific techniques and skill-building exercises such as "Breast Self-Examination," Self-Examination of the Testes," and "What to Do If You Suspect You Have Contracted an STD." "Understand Sexuality "- Through new and updated features like ""My Life, My Sexuality,"" and ""A World of Diversity"" the authors strengthen comprehension of the material while fostering greater reflection and understanding. "Support Instructors"" "- The 9th edition is accompanied by a rich instructor support package, including new video embedded PowerPoints, a heavily updated Instructor's Manual and Test Bank that are organized according to in-text Learning Objectives for ease of use, and MyDevelopmentLab with the new Human Sexuality Video Series. 0205961398 / 9780205961399 Human Sexuality in a World of Diversity (Case) Plus NEW MyDevelopmentLab with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of 0205206522 / 9780205206520 NEW MyDevelopmentLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card 0205909469 / 9780205909469 Human Sexuality in a World of Diversity (hardcover)

Human Sexuality Diversity in Contemporary America

Author: William Yarber
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 9780077861940
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Celebrating sexual diversity in contemporary America. Human Sexuality: Diversity in Contemporary America takes a sex-positive approach, encouraging students to become proactive about their own sexual wellbeing. Presented in an integrated, digital learning program, Yarber & Sayad's contemporary research and exploration of cultural diversity provide a personalized learning experience for today's students. The new edition of SmartBook, a personalized learning program offering students the insight they need to study smarter and improve classroom results.

Understanding Sexuality Research

Author: Michael W. Wiederman
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780534509583
Format: PDF
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With reader-friendly guidance, UNDERSTANDING SEXUALITY RESEARCH uses realistic, hypothetical cases to promote students' critical thinking. The first five chapters present salient issues to consider when evaluating research on human sexuality. The next ten application chapters correspond well with the primary chapters presented in most sexuality texts, making it easy for instructors to integrate the book into the course throughout the semester. Students learn to effectively apply critical thinking skills to human sexuality research and become more critical judges of research conducted by others.

Drug Abuse Prevention

Author: Richard Wilson
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449666698
Format: PDF, ePub
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Using an evidence-based approach, Drug Abuse Prevention: A School and Community Partnership, Third Edition teaches students and practitioners the important concepts and skills needed to design effective drug prevention programs. Written to cover more than just the facts about drugs, this text provides a background of drug use and abuse, presents the principles and skills of prevention, with particular focus on adolescents and school settings, and reinforces the importance of schools forming community partnerships with key institutions and the application of policy tools to enhance the impact of education alone. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.

Nutrition in Public Health

Author: Arlene Spark
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1466589957
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This second edition of a bestseller, Nutrition in Public Health: Principles, Policies, and Practice focuses on the role of the federal government in determining nutrition policy and influencing practice. Beginning with an overview of public health principles, the book examines the application of nutritional policy to dietary guidance, health promotion, and the practice of public health nutrition. Highlights of New Coverage in the Second Edition: Legislation such as Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010; Agricultural Act of 2014 (Farm Bill); and proposals for the next Farm Bill Discussions of study designs, the SEED-SCALE model for health promotion, health disparities and health equity, worksite wellness, Let’s Move!, and other initiatives Impact of the ACA on menu labeling policies, the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Act, and legislation regarding breastfeeding Examination of health disparities, demographic trends, and health literacy; sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression; and the role of social media in tailored health communications 2010 Dietary Guidelines with analysis of potential upcoming changes in 2015 Dietary Guidelines, Healthy Eating Index 2010, MyPlate, and Harvard Healthy Eating Plate Best Bones Forever! Campaign, text messaging for tailored health communication, and 4 Day Throw Away study assessing the use of social media for education regarding food safety The book explores the importance of nutrition as a component of the broad field of public health. The authors review the principles of public health nutrition, examining nutritional epidemiology and programs that deal with health disparities, weight control challenges, and the needs of special populations. The text addresses the practice of public health nutrition through tools for conducting a food and nutrition assessment of a community, designing and carrying out a social marketing campaign, and developing large and small grant proposals. Nutrition in Public Health provides an integrated view of nutrition needs and the policies and political mechanisms that affect the delivery of quality food and nutrition services. It gives students a thorough understanding of the federal government’s role in determining nutrition policy and influencing practice.

Race Ethnicity Gender and Class

Author: Joseph F. Healey
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1506399754
Format: PDF
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Known for its clear and engaging writing, the bestselling Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Class by Joseph F. Healey, Andi Stepnick, and Eileen O’Brien has been thoroughly updated to make it fresher, more relevant, and more accessible to undergraduates. The Eighth Edition retains the same use of sociological theory to tell the story of race and other socially constructed inequalities in the U.S. and for examining the variety of experiences within each minority group, particularly differences between those of men and women. This edition also puts greater emphasis on intersectionality, gender, and sexual orientation that will offer students a deeper understanding of diversity. New to this Edition New co-author Andi Stepnick adds fresh perspectives to the book from her teaching and research on race, gender, social movements, and popular culture. New coverage of intersectionality, gender, and sexual orientation offer students a deeper understanding of diversity in the U.S. The text has been thoroughly updated from hundreds of new sources to reflect the latest research, current events, and changes in U.S. society. 80 new and updated graphs, tables, maps, and graphics draw on a wide range of sources, including the U.S. Census, Gallup, and Pew. 35 new internet activities provide opportunities for students to apply concepts by exploring oral history archives, art exhibits, video clips, and other online sites.