The most authoritative college textbook available on human sexuality, this new edition of Crooks and Baur's OUR SEXUALITY has been thoroughly and carefully updated to reflect the most current research literature. Sensitive, comprehensive, and candid scholars and teachers, the authors continue to engage students with the most exciting, emerging research in the field. The authors have further refined their focus on strengthening healthy communication among partners, as well as their overall coverage on maintaining a responsible and healthy sexual relationship. They have also given even greater attention to diversity and inclusiveness. Other highlights include the very latest research, including a new feature called Spotlight on Research;" new stories about the experiences of real people from the Authors' Files;" and a writing style that is warm, direct, and non-judgmental. As always, thorough coverage of all major topics is incorporated into every section (including sexual health). The result is a timely new edition that retains and builds upon all of the strengths that have made it the best-selling book in the market.
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About the Author
Karla Baur has a master's degree in social work; her advanced academic work stressed clinical training. She is a licensed clinical social worker in private practice with a specialty in sex therapy. Karla has been certified as a sex educator, therapist, and sex therapy supervisor by the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists. She has instructed sexuality classes at several colleges and universities and provides training for other mental health professionals.
Table of Contents
1. Perspectives on Sexuality. 2. Sex Research: Methods and Problems. 3. Gender Issues. 4. Female Sexual Anatomy and Physiology. 5. Male Sexual Anatomy and Physiology. 6. Sexual Arousal and Response. 7. Love, Attraction, Attachment, and Intimate Relationships. 8. Communication in Sexual Behavior. 9. Sexual Behaviors. 10. Sexual Orientations. 11. Contraception. 12. Conceiving Children: Process and Choice. 13. Sexuality During Childhood and Adolescence. 14. Sexuality and the Adult Years. 15. The Nature and Origin of Sexual Difficulties. 16. Sex Therapy and Sex Enhancement. 17. Sexually Transmitted Diseases. 18. Atypical Sexual Behavior. 19. Sexual Coercion. 20. Sex For Sale.