Human Sexuality: Diversity in Contemporary America

Paperback | September 13, 2012

byWilliam Yarber, Barbara Sayad, Bryan Strong

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Human Sexuality: Diversity in Contemporary America presents a forward thinking, open approach to Human Sexuality for today's student. The new lead authors, Bill Yarber and Barbara Sayad, continue to bring their research experience to the book while maintaining the engaging writing style that original author Bryan Strong brought to this best-selling text for years. The first text to achieve a full integration of cutting-edge research with a contemporary "sex-positive" approach, it also strives to represent the modern, diverse world that students encounter outside the classroom. Both within the text itself and throughout the exemplary art and photo program, the focus is on inclusion. Human Sexuality has been lauded by students and instructors alike for providing the most integrated and non-judgmental view of sexual orientation available. The eighth edition maintains these themes while adding a new contemporary design, streamlined format and significant content and feature revisions and updates.

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Human Sexuality: Diversity in Contemporary America presents a forward thinking, open approach to Human Sexuality for today's student. The new lead authors, Bill Yarber and Barbara Sayad, continue to bring their research experience to the book while maintaining the engaging writing style that original author Bryan Strong brought to thi...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:10 × 8 × 1.1 inPublished:September 13, 2012Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0078035317

ISBN - 13:9780078035319

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Table of Contents

Human Sexuality: Diversity in Contemporary America

Chapter 1: Perspectives on Human Sexuality

Chapter 2: Studying Human Sexuality

Chapter 3: Female Sexual Anatomy, Physiology, and Response

Chapter 4: Male Sexual Anatomy, Physiology, and Response

Chapter 5: Gender and Gender Roles

Chapter 6: Sexuality in Childhood and Adolescence

Chapter 7: Sexuality in Adulthood

Chapter 8: Love and Communication in Intimate Relationships

Chapter 9: Sexual Expression

Chapter 10: Variations in Sexual Behavior

Chapter 11: Contraception, Birth Control, and Abortion

Chapter 12: Conception, Pregnancy, and Childbirth

Chapter 13: The Sexual Body in Health and Illness

Chapter 14: Sexual Function Difficulties, Dissatisfaction, Enhancement, and Therapy

Chapter 15: Sexually Transmitted Infections

Chapter 16: HIV and AIDS

Chapter 17: Sexual Coercion: Harassment, Aggression, and Abuse

Chapter 18: Sexually Explicit Materials, Prostitution, and Sex Laws