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This trusted text examines the biological, psychological, and sociological perspectives of human sexuality and provides practical information needed for everyday living, all with a firm grounding in research. The thoroughly revised twelfth edition of Hyde, Understanding Human Sexuality, features a new emphasis on critical thinking skill development, with input from expert Diane Halpern to ensure clarity and accessibility for students. The author team features a unique combination of a psychologist and a sociologist, which gives this text a distinct interdisciplinary perspective.
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Table of Contents
CHAPTER 1 Sexuality in Perspective CHAPTER 2 Theoretical Perspectives on Sexuality CHAPTER 3 Sex Research CHAPTER 4 Sexual Anatomy CHAPTER 5 Sex Hormones, Sexual Differentiation, and the Menstrual Cycle CHAPTER 6 Conception, Pregnancy, and Childbirth CHAPTER 7 Contraception and Abortion CHAPTER 8 Sexual Arousal CHAPTER 9 Sexuality and the Life Cycle: Childhood and Adolescence CHAPTER 10 Sexuality and the Life Cycle: Adulthood CHAPTER 11 Attraction, Love, and Communication CHAPTER 12 Gender and Sexuality CHAPTER 13 Sexual Orientation: Gay, Straight, or Bi? CHAPTER 14 Variations in Sexual Behavior CHAPTER 15 Sexual Coercion CHAPTER 16 Sex for Sale CHAPTER 17 Sexual Disorders and Sex Therapy CHAPTER 18 Sexually Transmitted Infections CHAPTER 19 Ethics, Religion, and Sexuality CHAPTER 20 Sex and the Law EPILOGUE Looking to the Future: Sexuality Education