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Human Sexuality in a World of Diversity (paperback)

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Edition:
Teacher
ISBN13:

9780205786138

ISBN10:
0205786138
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/7/2010
Publisher(s):
Pearson

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Summary

The perfect balance between science and pedagogy. Human Sexuality in a World of Diversity, 8e examines the rich diversity found in human sexuality and helps students develop their own opinions by promoting critical thinking skills, personal sexual health awareness, and responsible decision-making. Firmly rooted in science, the text systematically encourages students to apply the research to their own lives.

Author Biography

Spencer A. Rathus received his PhD from the University at Albany. He is on the faculty at The College of new Jersey. His areas of interest include psychological assessment, cognitive behavior therapy, and deviant behavior. He is the originator of the Rathus Assertiveness Schedule, which has become a Citation Classic. He has authored several books, including Psychology: concepts and Connections; PSYCH, HDEV, CDEV, Essentials of Psychology, and Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development. He co-authored Making the Most of College with Lois Fichner-Rathus; AIDS: What Every Student Needs To Know with Susan Boughn; and Behavior Therapy, Psychology and the Challenges of Life, Your Health and Health in the New Millennium with Jeffrey S. Nevid. His professional activities include service on the American Psychological Association Task Force on Diversity Issues at the Precollege and Undergraduate Levels of Education in Psychology, and on the Advisory Panel, American Psychological Association, Board of Educational Affairs (BEA) Task Force on Undergraduate Psychology Major Competencies.


 

Jeffrey S. Nevid is Professor of Psychology at St. John's University in New York, where he directs the Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, teaches at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and supervises doctoral students in clinical practicum work.  He received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University at Albany and was a staff psychologist at Samaritan Hospital in Troy, New York.  He later completed a National Institute of Mental Health Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Mental Health Evaluation Research at Northwestern University. He holds a Diplomate in Clinical Psychology from the American Board of Professional Psychology, is a Fellow of the Academy of Clinical Psychology, and has served on the editorial boards of several journals and as Associate Editor of the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology.  His publications have appeared his in such journals as Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, Health Psychology, Journal of Occupational Medicine, Behavior Therapy, American Journal of Community Psychology, Professional Psychology:  Research and Practice, Journal of Clinical Psychology, Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, Teaching of Psychology, American Journal of Health Promotion , and Psychology and Psychotherapy.  

    Dr. Nevid is also author of the book, Choices:  Sex in the Age of STDs and the introductory psychology text, Psychology:  Concepts and Applications, as well as several other college texts in the fields of psychology and health that he coauthored with Spencer A. Rathus.  Dr. Nevid has also been involved in conducting a program of pedagogical research focusing on helping students become more effective learners.


 

Lois Fichner-Rathus is Professor of Art in the Art Department of The College of New Jersey, where she has also chaired the Program in Gender Studies. She holds a combined undergraduate degree in fine arts and art history, an M.A. from the Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art, and a Ph.D. in the History, Theory, and Criticism of Art from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her areas of specialization include feminist art history and criticism, contemporary art, and modern art and architecture. She has authored several textbooks, including Understanding Art and Foundations of Art and Design. She has also published articles in professional journals and exhibited her large-format photographic prints.

 

Table of Contents

1      What Is Human Sexuality? 

2      Research Methods in Human Sexuality 

3      Female Sexual Anatomy and Physiology 

4      Male Sexual Anatomy and Physiology 

5      Sexual Arousal and Response 

6      Gender Identity and Gender Roles 

7      Attraction and Love-Binding Forces 

8      Relationships and Communication 

9      Sexual Behavior and Fantasies 

10    Sexual Orientation 

11    Conception, Pregnancy, and Childbirth 

12    Contraception and Abortion 

13    Sexuality in Childhood and Adolescence 

14    Sexuality in Adulthood 

15    Sexual Dysfunctions 

16    Sexually Transmitted Infections 

17    Atypical Sexual Variations 

18    Sexual Coercion 

19    The World of Commercial Sex:  A Disneyland for Adults?



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