Human Sexuality Today

Human Sexuality Today

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For Human Sexuality courses in psychology, sociology, anthropology, health and biology departments.

This appealing, readable and accurate guide to human sexuality achieves a sound balance between facts and understanding, giving students the information they need to make responsible decisions and helping them feel comfortable about themselves while learning about their sexuality. The text continues its reputation as the best value for the money with a free built-in study guide at the end of each chapter.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 276 pages
  • 210.8 x 279.4 x 22.9mm | 1,138.53g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • 0130340723
  • 9780130340726

Table of contents

(NOTE: Each chapter concludes with an end-of-chapter study guide including key terms, interactive reviews, self-tests and suggested readings.)

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 and Sexually Related Diseases.

6. Birth Control.

7. Pregnancy and Childbirth.

8. Communicating About Sex.

9. Sexuality as a Social Concept.

10. Becoming a Woman/Becoming a Man: Gender Identity and Gender Roles.

11. Sexual Orientation.

12. Life-Span Sexual Development.

13. Adult Sexual Behaviors.

14. Love and Relationships.

15. Sexual Problems and Therapy.

16. Paraphilias and Sexual Variants.

17. Sexual Victimization: Rape, Coercion, Harassment, and Abuse of Children.

18. Sex and the Law.




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About Bruce M. King

Bruce King received his Ph.D. in biopsychology from the University of Chicago in 1978. He has taught human sexuality to over 34,000 students at the University of New Orleans since 1981. He has also conducted human sexuality workshops for physicians, public school teachers, staff members working with the mentally retarded, and parental groups. In addition to conducting research in the field of human sexuality, Dr. King has co-authored a textbook on statistics and has published over 60 papers on the biological basis of feeding behavior and obesity. He is a Fellow in the American Psychological Society and an honorary member of the Golden Key National Honor Society for excellence in teaching.
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