The Male Heterosexual: Lust in His Loins, Sin in His Soul?

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Overview

With the erosion in western society of the traditional code of masculinity and a move towards more balanced gender roles, male heterosexual development now faces a challenge.

The Male Heterosexual explores biological, developmental psychological, sociocultural and historical perspectives of male sexuality. Larry A Morris deals with a range of issues surrounding male sexual development in a skilful and humorous manner. He concludes with a formula for cultivating healthy male sexuality.

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Morris, a clinical psychologist, surveys biological, developmental, psychological, sociocultural, and historical perspectives on male sexuality. He then takes up the issues of sexual dysfunctions, sexually transmitted diseases, and the modern men's movement, before offering a forumulation for the cultivation of healthy male sexuality. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803956391
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 12/30/1996
  • Pages: 288

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
1 A Sexual Gender Journey: The Itinerary 1
2 Biological Beginnings: Genes and Juices 8
3 Developmental Milestones: Sexuality Throughout the Life Cycle 30
4 Sociocultural Variables: Messages From the Underground 62
5 Sexual Heroes: Birth of Superpenis 88
6 Fallen Heroes: Superpenis Meets Kryptonite 120
7 Not for Women Only: Personal Sexual Victimization 148
8 Last Dance: Dancing the Dangerous Dance With Disease 162
9 The New Warrior: Sex at the Beat of a Drum? 180
10 Achieving True Manhood: Reconstructing Male Sexuality 199
References 217
Index 251
About the Author 273
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