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Author Bolin, Anne.

Title Human sexuality : biological, psychological, and cultural perspectives / Anne Bolin, Patricia Whelehan
Published New York : Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group, 2009


Description 1 online resource
Contents Introduction -- Biological, psychological, and cultural approaches -- The evolutionary history of human sexuality -- Introduction to the hormonal basis of modern human sexuality -- Modern human male anatomy and physiology -- Modern human female anatomy and physiology -- Fertility, conception, and sexual differentiation -- Pregnancy and childbirth as a bio-cultural experience -- Early childhood sexuality -- Puberty and adolescence -- Topics in adult sexuality: human sexual response -- Topics in adult sexuality: birth control -- Topics in adult sexuality: life course issues related to gender identity, gender roles, and aging -- Sexual orientations, behaviors, and lifestyles -- HIV and AIDS -- Globalization and sexuality: the meaning and issues of "sex work" -- Summary and conclusion
Summary Human Sexuality is a unique textbook that provides a complete analysis of this crucial aspect of life around the world. Utilizing viewpoints across cultural and national boundaries, and deftly weaving evolutionary and psychological perspectives, Bolin and Whelehan go beyond the traditional evolution and primatology to address cross-cultural and contemporary issues, as well as anthropological contributions and psycho-social perspectives
Notes Title from PDF title page (viewed October 2, 2009)
"An Informa business"--Page 4 of cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 540-609) and index
Subject Sex.
Sex customs.
Sex (Biology)
Sexual health.
Gender identity.
Psychosexual development.
Sexual Behavior -- physiology
Sexual Behavior -- psychology
Sexual Behavior
Sexual Health
Gender Identity
Psychosexual Development
sex role.
sex (biological characteristic)
PSYCHOLOGY -- Human Sexuality.
SELF-HELP -- Sexual Instruction.
Psychosexual development
Gender identity
Sex (Biology)
Sex customs
Sexual health
Sexuelle Entwicklung
Seksuele hygiƫne.
Seksuele gebruiken.
Seksueel gedrag.
Form Electronic book
Author Whelehan, Patricia.
LC no. 2007048852
ISBN 9780203889237