9780205015672

Human Sexuality Today

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205015672

  • ISBN10:

    0205015670

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/27/2010
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

Updated in a new 7thedition, this book provides students with the information they need to make responsible decisions and helps them feel comfortable with themselves while learning about their sexuality.#xA0;The text presents students with a global perspective by highlighting the impact on cultural and ethnic factors in Human Sexuality. #xA0;The book is presented to draw students into the content to make the material relevant.For undergraduate psychology courses at both two-year and four-year schools: SP0101

Author Biography

Bruce King received a B.A. in psychology from UCLA in 1969 and a Ph.D. in biopsychology from the University of Chicago in 1978.  He taught for 29 years at the University of New Orleans and is presently chair of the Department of Psychology at Clemson University.  He has taught human sexuality to over 50,000 students.  In addition to conducting research in the field of human sexuality, Dr. King has co-authored a textbook on statistics and has published over 75 papers on the biological basis of feeding behavior and obesity.  He is a Fellow in the Association for Psychological Science, American Psychological Association, and the International Behavioral Neuroscience Society.

Table of Contents

1.  Why a Course in Human Sexuality? 
2. Our Sexual and Reproductive Anatomy. 
3. Hormones and Sexuality. 
4. Similarities and Differences in Our Sexual Responses.
5. Sexually Transmitted Infections and Sexually Related Diseases. 
6. Birth Control.

7. Pregnancy and Childbirth.
8. Becoming a Woman/Becoming a Man: Gender Identity and Gender Roles.
9. Sexual Orientation.
10. Life-Span Sexual Development.
11. Adult Sexual Behaviors and Attitudes.
12. Love and Relationships.
13. Sexual Problems and Therapy.
14. Paraphilias and Sexual Variants.
15. Sexual Victimization: Rape, Coercion, Harassment, and Abuse of Children.
16. Selling Sex: Social and Legal Issues.
Glossary.
Resources.
Credits.
Answers.
References.
Index.

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