ISBN-10:
047116903X
ISBN-13:
9780471169031
Pub. Date:
10/28/1997
Publisher:
Wiley
Men and Sex: New Psychological Perspectives / Edition 1

Men and Sex: New Psychological Perspectives / Edition 1

by Ronald F. Levant, Gary R. Brooks

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ISBN-13: 9780471169031
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 10/28/1997
Pages: 283
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.59(h) x 1.04(d)

About the Author

RONALD F. LEVANT, EdD, is Associate Clinical Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. The founder and former director of the Boston University Fatherhood Project, Dr. Levant is the author of 60 refereed articles and book chapters and ten books, including Between Father and Child (with John Kelly), Masculinity Reconstructed (with Gini Kopecky), and A New Psychology of Men (edited with William Pollack). GARY R. BROOKS, PhD, is Chief of Psychology Service at the O. E. Teague Veterans Center, Temple, Texas. He is an Associate Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences with the Texas A&M University Health Sciences Center. Gary Brooks is author of numerous refereed articles and book chapters, as well as the book The Centerfold Syndrome, and coauthor of Bridging Separate Gender Worlds. Dr. Brooks conducts frequent continuing education workshops.

Table of Contents

THEORY.

Nonrelational Sexuality in Men (R. Levant).

The Centerfold Syndrome (G. Brooks).

PROBLEMS.

Appearance Obsession: Women's Reactions to Men's Objectification of Their Bodies (J. Johnston).

Repetitive Infidelity, Womanizing, and Don Juanism (D. Lusterman).

Sex as Commodity: Men and the Sex Industry (W. Stock).

Sexual Harassment and Rape: A View from Higher Education (E. Backman & L. Backman).

Male Gender Socialization and the Perpetration of Sexual Abuse (D. Lisak).

VARIATIONS.

Men's Resolution of Nonrelational Sex Across the Lifespan (G. Good & N. Sherrod).

African American Men and Nonrelational Sex (V. McClean).

Gay Men and Nonrelational Sex (R. Scrivner).

Toward the Reconstruction of Male Sexuality: A Prescription for the Future (G. Brooks & R. Levant).

Index.

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