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This trusted text examines the biological, psychological, and social science of human sexuality, provides practical information needed for everyday living, and familiarizes students with research methods used in sexuality. The author team features a unique combination of a psychologist and a sociologist, which gives this text a distinct interdisciplinary perspective. The thoroughly revised ninth edition features cutting-edge research, a new photo program, and a new companion SexSource CD-ROM packaged free with every new copy of the text.
John D. DeLamater is Professor of Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Janet Shibley Hyde is the Helen Thompson Woolley Professor of Psychology and Women's Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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 and Sexual Differentiation
Chapter 6: Menstruation and Menopause
Chapter 7: Conception, Pregnancy, and Childbirth
Chapter 8: Contraception and Abortion
Chapter 9: The Physiology of Sexual Response
Chapter 10: Techniques of Arousal and Communication
Chapter 11: Sexuality and the Life Cycle: Childhood and Adolescence
Chapter 12: Sexuality and the Life Cycle: Adulthood
Chapter 13: Attraction, Intimacy, and Love
Chapter 14: Gender and Sexuality
Chapter 15: Sexual Orientation: Gay, Straight, or Bi?
Chapter 16: Variations in Sexual Behavior
Chapter 17: Sexual Coercion
Chapter 18: Sex for Sale
Chapter 19: Sexual Disorders and Sex Therapy
Chapter 20: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Chapter 21: Ethics, Religion, and Sexuality
Chapter 22: Sex and the Law
Chapter 23: Sexuality Education
Appendix: Directory of Resources in Human Sexuality