An Insider's View of Sexual Science since Kinsey

An Insider's View of Sexual Science since Kinsey

by Ira L. Reiss
     
 

In a personal, nontechnical, and informal style, eminent researcher Ira L. Reiss discusses the many situations he has encountered during the past fifty years, which he has spent researching sexuality and developing useful and innovative explanations concerning human sexuality. Most of the problems that were present during those years are still confronting those who

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Overview

In a personal, nontechnical, and informal style, eminent researcher Ira L. Reiss discusses the many situations he has encountered during the past fifty years, which he has spent researching sexuality and developing useful and innovative explanations concerning human sexuality. Most of the problems that were present during those years are still confronting those who work on human sexuality. The insights and solutions Reiss proposes are of great importance to all those who are interested in the sexual issues that affect people today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742546523
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
03/30/2006
Pages:
254
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.69(d)

Meet the Author

Ira L. Reiss is professor emeritus at the University of Minnesota. He has received several awards for his work and research on human sexuality, including the Kinsey Award from the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, of which he is past president.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Before My Ph.D. Chapter 2 The Anti-Sex Bias of the 1950s Chapter 3 What Is This Thing Called Science? Chapter 4 Sexual Revolution and Sexual Organizations Chapter 5 New Approaches to Sexuality Chapter 6 Building Explanations of Sexuality Chapter 7 Some Clashes of Science, Politics, and Values Chapter 8 An Insider View of A Major Crisis in SSSS Chapter 9 Exploring Therapy and HIV/AIDS Chapter 10 Building a Cross-Cultural Explanation of Sexuality Chapter 11 Can Sexual Science Really Help with Societal Problems? Chapter 12 New Projects and a New Life Agenda Chapter 13 Problem Areas in Sexual Science Today Chapter 14 Building A Ph.D. In Sexual Science Chapter 15 To The Next Generation of Sexual Scientists

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