Sexual Deviance

Sexual Deviance : A Reader

4 (1 rating by Goodreads)

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day
When will my order arrive?


This comprehensive reader is the first to cover sexual deviance in its many forms, including topics as diverse as abstinence, public sex, sex work, and cybersex. Illustrating pathological, sociological, and ""normal"" sexual deviance, the editors identify key strands of research within the contemporary literature. Brief introductions to each selection underscore the importance of the essays, chosen for their thematic emphasis and broad classroom appeal
show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 330 pages
  • 149.9 x 231.1 x 22.9mm | 476.28g
  • Boulder, CO, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 158826100X
  • 9781588261007

Table of contents

Introduction - the Editors. - Deviance as History: The Future of Perversion - W. Simon. - Bareback Sex, Bug Chasers, and the Gift of Death - D. Gauthier and C. Forsyth. - ""NORMAL"" SEXUAL DEVIANCE. - College Virgins: How Men and Women Perceive Their Sexual Status - S. Sprecher and P. Regan. - Masturbation Uncovered: Autoeroticism in a Female Prison - C. Hensley, R. Tewksbury, and M. Koscheski. - PATHOLOGICAL SEXUAL DEVIANCE. - Motives of Reward Among Men Who Rape - R. Hale. - The World According to NAMBLA: Accounting for Deviance - M. DeYoung. - The Structuring of Vicarious Sex - C. Forsyth. - Is Telephone Scatologia a Variant of Exhibitionism? - J. Dalby. - S/M Interactions in Semi-Public Settings - C. Moser. - The Prevalence and Some Attributes of Females in the Sadomasochistic Subculture: A Second Report - E. Levitt, C. Moser, and K. Jamison. - SOCIOLOGICAL SEXUAL DEVIANCE. - Globalizing Sexual Exploitation: Sex Tourism and the Traffic in Women - S. Jeffreys. - ""What's a Nice Girl Like You Doing in a Place Like This?"": Pathways to a Career in Stripping - N. Sweet and R. Tewksbury. - ""The Worst Thing Is the Screwing"": Consumption and the Management of Identity in Sex Work - J. Brewis and S. Linstead. - Male Street Hustling: Introduction Processes and Stigma Containment - T. Calhoun.
show more

About Richard Tewksbury

Christopher Hensley is director of the Institute for Correctional Research and Training and assistant professor of sociology at Morehead State University. He is author of Prison Sex: Practice and Policy. Richard Tewksbury is professor of justice administration at the University of Louisville. He is co-editor (with Patricia Gagne) of Deviance and Deviants: An Anthology.
show more

Rating details

1 ratings
4 out of 5 stars
5 0% (0)
4 100% (1)
3 0% (0)
2 0% (0)
1 0% (0)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X