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Human Sexuality in a World of Diversity (case) / Edition 8
     

Human Sexuality in a World of Diversity (case) / Edition 8

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by Spencer A. Rathus, Jeffrey S. Nevid Ph.D., Lois Fichner-Rathus
 

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ISBN-10: 0205786065

ISBN-13: 9780205786060

Pub. Date: 01/29/2010

Publisher: Pearson

The perfect balance between science and pedagogy. Human Sexuality in a World of Diversity, 8e examines the rich diversity found in human sexuality and helps students develop their own opinions by promoting critical thinking skills, personal sexual health awareness, and responsible decision-making. Firmly rooted in science, the text systematically encourages

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The perfect balance between science and pedagogy. Human Sexuality in a World of Diversity, 8e examines the rich diversity found in human sexuality and helps students develop their own opinions by promoting critical thinking skills, personal sexual health awareness, and responsible decision-making. Firmly rooted in science, the text systematically encourages students to apply the research to their own lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205786060
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
01/29/2010
Series:
MyPsychKit Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
720
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

In this Section:

1. Brief Table of Contents

2. Full Table of Contents



Brief Table of Contents

Chapter 1: What Is Human Sexuality

Chapter 2: Research Methods in Human Sexuality

Chapter 3: Female Sexual Anatomy and Physiology

Chapter 4: Male Sexual Anatomy and Physiology

Chapter 5: Sexual Arousal and Response

Chapter 6: Gender Identity, Gender Roles, and Gender Differences

Chapter 7: Attraction and Love—Binding Forces

Chapter 8: Relationships and Communication

Chapter 9: Sexual Behaviors and Fantasies

Chapter 10: Sexual Orientation

Chapter 11: Conception, Pregnancy, and Childbirth

Chapter 12: Contraception and Abortion

Chapter 13: Sexuality in Childhood and Adolescence

Chapter 14: Sexuality in Adulthood

Chapter 15: Sexual Dysfunctions

Chapter 16: Sexually Transmitted Infections

Chapter 17: Atypical Sexual Variations

Chapter 18: Sexual Coercion

Chapter 19: Commercial Sex


Full Table of Contents

Chapter 1: What Is Human Sexuality

Learning Objectives 2

The Science of Human Sexuality?

Sexuality and Values

Thinking Critically about Human Sexuality

Perspectives on Human Sexuality

Chapter Review

Test Your Learning

Chapter 2: Research Methods in Human Sexuality

Learning Objectives

A Scientific Approach to Human Sexuality

Populations and Samples: Representing the World of Diversity

Methods of Observation

Correlation

The Experimental Method

Ethics in Sex Research

Chapter Review

Test Your Learning

Chapter 3: Female Sexual Anatomy and Physiology

Learning Objectives

External Sex Organs

Internal Sex Organs

The Breasts

The Menstrual Cycle

Menstrual Problems

Chapter Review

Test Your Learning

Chapter 4: Male Sexual Anatomy and Physiology

Learning Objectives

External Sex Organs

Internal Sex Organs

Health Problems of the Urogenital System

Male Sexual Functions

Chapter Review

Test Your Learning

Chapter 5: Sexual Arousal and Response

Learning Objectives

Making Sense of Sex

Aphrodisiacs: of Spanish Flies and Rhino Horns

Sexual Response and the Brain: Cerebral Sex?

Sex Hormones and Sexual Behavior

Sexual Response

Chapter Review

Test Your Learning

Chapter 6: Gender Identity, Gender Roles, and Gender Differences

Learning Objectives

Prenatal Sexual Differentiation

Gender Identity

Gender Roles and Stereotypes

Gender Differences

On Becoming a Man or a Woman: Gender Typing

Psychological Androgyny and the Reconstruction of Masculinity–Femininity: The More Traits, the Merrier?

Chapter Review

Test Your Learning

Chapter 7: Attraction and Love—Binding Forces

Learning Objectives

Physical Attractiveness: How Important Is Looking Good?

The Attraction–Similarity Hypothesis: Who Is “Right” for You?

Love: “The Morning and the Evening Star”?

Romantic Love

Contemporary Models of Love: Dare Science Intrude?

Chapter Review

Test Your Learning

Chapter 8: Relationships and Communication

Learning Objectives

The ABC(DE)’s of Romantic Relationships

Jealousy: Is the World a Real-Life Temptation Island ?

Deterioration of Relationships

Loneliness: “All the Lonely People, Where Do They All Come From?”

Satisfaction in Relationships: Communication as Key

Chapter Review

Test Your Learning

Chapter 9: Sexual Behaviors and Fantasies

Learning Objectives

Sex Without a Partner

Masturbation Techniques

Partnered Sex

Sexual Intercourse: Positions and Techniques

Sexual Fantasies

Chapter Review

Test Your Learning

Chapter 10: Sexual Orientation

Learning Objectives

Getting Oriented toward Sexual Orientation

Perspectives on Gay Male and Lesbian Sexual Orientations

Sexual Orientation in Contemporary Society

Adjustment of Gay Males and Lesbians

Coming Out: Coming to Terms with Being Gay

Chapter Review 290

Test Your Learning

Chapter 11: Conception, Pregnancy, and Childbirth

Learning Objectives

Conception: Against All Odds

Infertility and Assisted Reproductive Technology

Pregnancy

Prenatal Development

Childbirth

The Postpartum Period

Chapter Review

Test Your Learning

Chapter 12: Contraception and Abortion

Learning Objectives

Contraception

Contraception in the United States: The Political Battle

Methods of Contraception

Abortion

Perspectives on Abortion

Methods of Abortion

Chapter Review

Test Your Learning

Chapter 13: Sexuality in Childhood and Adolescence

Learning Objectives

Infancy (0 to 2 Years): The Search for the Origins of Human Sexuality

Early Childhood (3 to 8 Years)

Preadolescence (9 to 13 Years)

Sex Education

Adolescence

Chapter Review

Test Your Learning

Chapter 14: Sexuality in Adulthood

Learning Objectives

Being Single

Cohabitation: “Darling, Would You Be My POSSLQ?”

Marriage: Tying the Knot

Divorce: Breaking Bonds

Sex in the Later Years

Sex and Disability

Chapter Review

Test Your Learning

Chapter 15: Sexual Dysfunctions

Learning Objectives

Types of Sexual Dysfunctions

Origins of Sexual Dysfunctions: A Biopsychosocial Approach

Treatment of Sexual Dysfunctions

Chapter Review

Test Your Learning

Chapter 16: Sexually Transmitted Infections

Learning Objectives

Epidemic!

Bacterial Infections

Vaginal Infections

Viral Infections

Ectoparasitic Infestations

Chapter Review

Test Your Learning

Chapter 17: Atypical Sexual Variations

Learning Objectives 506

Normal versus Deviant

Sexual Behavior

The Paraphilias

Theoretical Perspectives

Treatment of Paraphilias

Chapter Review

Test Your Learning

Chapter 18: Sexual Coercion

Learning Objectives

Rape: The Most Intimate Crime of Violence

Types of Rape

Social Attitudes, Myths, and Cultural Factors that Encourage Rape

Psychological Characteristics of Rapists: Who Are They?

Adjustment of Rape Survivors

Childhood Sexual Abuse

Treatment of Rapists and Child Molesters

Sexual Harassment

Chapter Review

Test Your Learning

Chapter 19: Commercial Sex

Learning Objectives

Prostitution

Pornography and Obscenity

Chapter Review

Test Your Learning

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