Understanding Human Sexuality with SexSource CD-ROM and PowerWeb

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  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2005-07-06
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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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.

Author Biography

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

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