Human Sexuality in a World of Diversity / Edition 7

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Human Sexuality in a World of Diversity builds upon the successful formula of integrating multicultural and multiethnic perspectives throughout that has made this one of the top sexuality books on the market. The fourth edition continues to broaden understanding of the range of cultural differences in human sexual experiences both around the world and within our own society. With the addition of a new feature on sexuality In the New Millennium, the book continues to lead the way in exploring new directions in human sexuality. Offers comprehensive updating of scientific developments in the field, including topics such as contraception, AIDS, and STDs. Includes self-assessment exercises and self-scoring questionnaires that give opportunities to explore attitudes and beliefs. Includes coverage of the recent Council on Aging study on sexuality and sexual activity among older adults. For anyone interested in psychological, health related, sociological, and biological aspects of human sexuality.
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New edition of a text that incorporates a multicultural, multiethnic perspective reflecting the diversity of sexual experience in our society and around the world. It incorporates a new feature entitled "In the New Millennium" that highlights the way these experiences are being transformed as we cross into the 21st century. Twenty chapters discuss human sexuality; research methods; anatomy and physiology; arousal and response; gender identity and roles; attraction and love; relationships and communications; techniques, behavior patterns, orientations, dysfunctions, transmitted infections, atypical sexual variations, coercion, and commercial sex; sexuality in childhood, adolescence, and adulthood; conception, pregnancy, childbirth, contraception, and abortion; and making responsible sexual decisions. Includes color photographs and illustrations. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205532919
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/27/2007
  • Series: MyPsychKit Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 752
  • Product dimensions: 8.74 (w) x 11.14 (h) x 1.23 (d)

Meet the Author

Spencer A. Rathus received his PhD from the University at Albany. He is on the faculty at The College of New Jersey. His areas of interest include psychological assessment, cognitive behavior therapy, and deviant behavior. He is the originator of the Rathus Assertiveness Schedule, which has become a Citation Classic. He has authored several books, including Psychology: concepts and Connections; PSYCH, HDEV, CDEV, Essentials of Psychology, and Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development. He co-authored Making the Most of College with Lois Fichner-Rathus; AIDS: What Every Student Needs To Know with Susan Boughn; and Behavior Therapy, Psychology and the Challenges of Life, Your Health and Health in the New Millennium with Jeffrey S. Nevid. His professional activities include service on the American Psychological Association Task Force on Diversity Issues at the Precollege and Undergraduate Levels of Education in Psychology, and on the Advisory Panel, American Psychological Association, Board of Educational Affairs (BEA) Task Force on Undergraduate Psychology Major Competencies.


Jeffrey S. Nevid is Professor of Psychology at St. John's University in New York, where he directs the Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, teaches at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and supervises doctoral students in clinical practicum work. He received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University at Albany and was a staff psychologist at Samaritan Hospital in Troy, New York. He later completed a National Institute of Mental Health Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Mental Health Evaluation Research at Northwestern University. He holds a Diplomate in Clinical Psychology from the American Board of Professional Psychology, is a Fellow of the Academy of Clinical Psychology, and has served on the editorial boards of several journals and as Associate Editor of the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. His publications have appeared his in such journals as Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, Health Psychology, Journal of Occupational Medicine, Behavior Therapy, American Journal of Community Psychology, Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, Journal of Clinical Psychology, Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, Teaching of Psychology, American Journal of Health Promotion , and Psychology and Psychotherapy.

Dr. Nevid is also author of the book, Choices: Sex in the Age of STDs and the introductory psychology text, Psychology: Concepts and Applications, as well as several other college texts in the fields of psychology and health that he coauthored with Spencer A. Rathus. Dr. Nevid has also been involved in conducting a program of pedagogical research focusing on helping students become more effective learners.


Lois Fichner-Rathus is Professor of Art in the Art Department of The College of New Jersey, where she has also chaired the Program in Gender Studies. She holds a combined undergraduate degree in fine arts and art history, an M.A. from the Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art, and a Ph.D. in the History, Theory, and Criticism of Art from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her areas of specialization include feminist art history and criticism, contemporary art, and modern art and architecture. She has authored several textbooks, including Understanding Art and Foundations of Art and Design. She has also published articles in professional journals and exhibited her large-format photographic prints.

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Table of Contents

1 What Is Human Sexuality? 3
2 Research Methods 35
3 Female Sexual Anatomy and Physiology 62
4 Male Sexual Anatomy and Physiology 101
5 Sexual Arousal and Response 125
6 Gender Identity and Gender Roles 153
7 Attraction and Love 185
8 Relationships, Intimacy, and Communication 207
9 Sexual Techniques and Behavior Patterns 233
10 Sexual Orientation 261
11 Conception, Pregnancy, and Childbirth 293
12 Contraception and Abortion 331
13 Sexuality in Childhood and Adolescence 373
14 Sexuality In Adulthood 403
15 Sexual Dysfunctions 439
16 Sexually Transmitted Diseases 471
17 Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome AIDS 501
18 Atypical Sexual Variations 535
19 Sexual Coercion 561
20 Commercial Sex 599
21 Making Responsible Sexual Decisions - An Epilogue 629
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