Understanding Human Sexuality / Edition 9

Understanding Human Sexuality / Edition 9

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by Janet Shibley Hyde, John D. DeLamater
     
 

This trusted text examines the biological, psychological, and social science of human sexuality, provides practical information needed for everyday living, and familiarizes students with research methods used in sexuality. The author team features a unique combination of a psychologist and a sociologist, which gives this text a distinct interdisciplinary perspective.… See more details below

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This trusted text examines the biological, psychological, and social science of human sexuality, provides practical information needed for everyday living, and familiarizes students with research methods used in sexuality. The author team features a unique combination of a psychologist and a sociologist, which gives this text a distinct interdisciplinary perspective. The thoroughly revised tenth edition of Hyde, Understanding Human Sexuality, has new features focusing on Sex Research, Sexual Diversity and the First Person, all in a briefer and better organized text! Hyde comes with access to SexSource Online, an online resource of quality video clips to accompany course material.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072986365
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
03/01/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
704

Meet the Author

Janet Shibley Hyde, Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychology, and Evjue-Bascom Professor of Women’s Studies at the University of Wisconsin--Madison, received her education at Oberlin College and the University of California, Berkeley. She has taught a course in human sexuality since 1974, first at Bowling Green State University, then at Denison University, and now at the University of Wisconsin. Her research interests are in gender differences and gender-role development in children. Author of the textbook Half the Human Experience: The Psychology of Women, she is currently President of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality and is a Fellow of the American Psychological

Association. She has received many other honours, including an award for excellence in teaching at Bowling Green State University, the Chancellor’s Award for teaching at the University of Wisconsin, and the Kinsey Award from the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality for career contributions to sex research. She is married to John DeLamater.

ohn D. DeLamater, Professor of Sociology at the University of Wisconsin--Madison, received his education at the University of California, Santa Barbara and the University of Michigan. He created the Human Sexuality course at the University of Wisconsin in 1975 and has taught it regularly since then. His research and writing are focused on social and psychological influences on human sexuality; his recent work is in the areas of HIV/AIDs and STD prevention. He is the coauthor of the textbook Social Psychology. He is a Fellow of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality and Editor of The Journal of Sex Research. He has receivedawards for excellence in teaching from the Department of Sociology and Interfraternity Council-Panhellenic Association and is a member of the Teaching Academy at the University of Wisconsin. He regularly teaches a seminar for graduate students on teaching undergraduate courses. He is married to Janet Hyde.

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1Sexuality in Perspective1
Ch. 2Theoretical Perspectives on Sexuality24
Ch. 3Sex Research45
Ch. 4Sexual Anatomy71
Ch. 5Sex Hormones and Sexual Differentiation98
Ch. 6Menstruation and Menopause118
Ch. 7Conception, Pregnancy, and Childbirth139
Ch. 8Contraception and Abortion178
Ch. 9The Physiology of Sexual Response216
Ch. 10Techniques of Arousal and Communication244
Ch. 11Sexuality and the Life Cycle: Childhood and Adolescence276
Ch. 12Sexuality and the Life Cycle: Adulthood299
Ch. 13Attraction, Intimacy, and Love322
Ch. 14Gender Roles, Female Sexuality, and Male Sexuality344
Ch. 15Sexual Orientation: Gay, Straight, or Bi?371
Ch. 16Variations In Sexual Behavior404
Ch. 17Sexual Coercion425
Ch. 18Sex for Sale447
Ch. 19Sexual Disorders and Sex Therapy467
Ch. 20Sexually Transmitted Diseases494
Ch. 21Ethics, Religion, and Sexuality524
Ch. 22Sex and the Law552
Ch. 23Sex Education579
AppDirectory of Resources in Human Sexuality599

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