Human Sexuality / Edition 2

Human Sexuality / Edition 2

by Roger R. Hock
ISBN-10:
0205660770
ISBN-13:
9780205660773
Pub. Date:
02/28/2009
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
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Human Sexuality / Edition 2

Hock's Human Sexuality, Second Edition, takes an interpersonal approach to human sexuality. The central message of the text is developing and defining your own sexual philosophy. Every chapter begins with actual student questions. Throughout the chapter the questions are answered and new ones are posed--encouraging students to think critically, analyze, and use the material in personally relevant ways. Hock takes a psychosocial approach, focusing on those topics that are most critical and of greatest relevance to the students' personal lives, their interactions with others, and how these topics affect them emotionally. This student-centered approach is incorporated into the text's discussions of all areas of sexuality--psychological, social and biological (including medical, health, anatomical and physiological). Sensitivity to diverse groups, not only in terms of race and ethnicity, but also in terms if sexual orientation and age, allows all students to feel as comfortable and open as possible.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780205660773
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication date: 02/28/2009
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 696
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 10.60(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1 Studying Human Sexuality

2 Sexual Anatomy

3 The Physiology of Human Sexual Responding

4 Love, Intimacy, and Sexual Communication

5 Contraception: Planning and Preventing Pregnancy

6 Sexual Behaviors: Experiencing Sexual Pleasure

7 Sexual Problems and Solutions

8 Sexually Transmitted Infections

9 Conception, Pregnancy, and Birth

10 Gender: Expectations, Roles, and Behaviors

11 Sexual Orientation

12 Sexual Development throughout Life

13 Sexual Aggression and Violence: Rape, Child Sexual Abuse, and Harassment

14 Paraphilias: The Extremes of Sexual Behavior

15 The Sexual Marketplace: Prostitution and Pornography

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