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Human Sexuality

  • How Gender Shapes the Worldby Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 104.99 US$ 90.29

    This book focuses on how gender in its many guises - Linguistic, Natural, Social - is reflected in human languages, how it features in myths and metaphors, and the role it plays in human cognition. Examples are drawn from all over the world, with a special focus on Aikhenvald's extensive fieldwork in Amazonia and New Guinea. more...

  • Sexual Assault Prevention on College Campusesby Matt J. Gray; Christina M. Hassija; Sarah E. Steinmetz

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Sexual assault continues to be a problem on college campuses despite greater attention to reducing rates of assault and an increased presence in the public discourse. Programming has been historically directed towards women by providing them with information about how to keep themselves safe rather than confronting a climate conducive to sexual violence.... more...

  • Macht, Kindheiten und sexueller Missbrauch in Ghanaby Bettina Böhm

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    Bettina Böhm befasst sich mit Einstellungen zu sexuellem Kindesmissbrauch in Ghana und deren Implikationen für Prävention und Intervention. Insbesondere kontextualisiert sie diese Einstellungen im Sinne geschlechterbasierter Erwartungen an Mädchen und Jungen und detailliert die Auswirkungen dieser Erwartungen auf die Problemwahrnehmung und den Umgang... more...

  • The Bioarchaeology of Socio-Sexual Livesby Pamela L. Geller

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.99

    This volume uses bioarchaeological remains to examine the complexities and diversity of past socio-sexual lives. This book does not begin with the presumption that certain aspects of sex, gender, and sexuality are universal and longstanding. Rather, the case studies within?extend from Neolithic Europe to pre-Columbian Mesoamerica... more...

  • Psychology of Genderby Vicki S. Helgeson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 168.95

    Noted for its fair and equal coverage of men and women, this book reviews the research and issues surrounding gender from multiple perspectives including psychology, sociology, anthropology, and public health, with an emphasis on the interaction between biological and social theories. The implications of social roles, status, and gender-related traits... more...

  • Psychopathia sexualis de Richard von Krafft-Ebingby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Publié au cours de l'année 1886, Psychopathia Sexualis est devenu immédiatement un best-seller de la littérature psychiatrique, traduit très vite en plusieurs langues. Avec cette étude médico-légale d'une sélection de cas exemplaires, Richard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing (1840-1902) étendait au domaine de la sexualité son travail de classification des... more...

  • The Psychology of Love and Hate in Intimate Relationshipsby Katherine Aumer

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.99

    Social psychology has made great advancements in understanding how our romantic relationships function and to some extent, dissolve. However, the social and behavioral sciences in much of western scholarship often focus exclusively on the more positive aspects of intimate relationships--and less so on more controversial or unconventional aspects.... more...

  • A Joosr Guide to... Why We Love by Helen Fisherby Joosr

    Joosr Ltd 2016; US$ 2.99

    In today's fast-paced world, it's tough to find the time to read. But with Joosr guides, you can get the key insights from bestselling non-fiction titles in less than 20 minutes. Whether you want to gain knowledge on the go or find the books you'll love, Joosr's brief and accessible eBook summaries fit into your life. Find out more at ... more...

  • Straight Jacketby Matthew Todd

    Transworld 2016; US$ 23.96

    Written by Matthew Todd, editor of Attitude , the UK's best-selling gay magazine, Straight Jacket is a revolutionary clarion call for gay men, the wider LGBT community, their friends and family. Part memoir, part ground-breaking polemic, it looks beneath the shiny facade of contemporary gay culture and asks if gay people are as happy as they... more...

  • Pimp Stateby Kat Banyard

    Faber & Faber 2016; US$ 11.66

    Never before have prostitution, strip clubs and pornography been as profitable, widely used or embedded in mainstream culture as they are today. How society should respond to the rise of the sex trade is shaping up to be one of the Twenty-First Century's big questions. Should it be legal to pay for sex? Isn't it a woman's choice whether she strips... more...