Dating And Sexuality In America

Dating And Sexuality In America

by Jeffrey S. Turner
     
 

A highly informative account of trends, concepts, and problems related to dating and sexuality in the United States, along with thought-provoking coverage of today's most important issues and controversies.

• 32 biographical profiles describing the research of respected contributors to the fields of dating, sexuality, adolescent development, and family

Overview

A highly informative account of trends, concepts, and problems related to dating and sexuality in the United States, along with thought-provoking coverage of today's most important issues and controversies.

• 32 biographical profiles describing the research of respected contributors to the fields of dating, sexuality, adolescent development, and family life

• A lively and engaging timeline chronicling the historic events that shaped dating and sexuality in America, such as the birth of the drive-in movie theater, the pill, the sexual revolution, MTV, HIV/AIDS, the Internet, and Viagra

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"An excellent starting point for research on adolescent dating and sexual behavior . . . does a fine job of presenting the issues in an unbiased, concise, and readable style . . . This comprehensive, single-volume reference work on a popular research topic is especially welcome. Recommended." - Library Media Connection

"The writing is solid and the list of resources is impressive. This should be used as a very good starting point for the discussion of dating in America." - American Reference Books Annual

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781851095841
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/01/2003
Series:
Contemporary World Issues Series
Pages:
306
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range:
13 - 18 Years

Meet the Author

Jeffrey S. Turner, PhD, is chairperson of the Human Development and Family Studies Department at Mitchell College, New London, CT. His published works include ABC-CLIO's Families in America.

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