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Sexuality Now : Embracing Diversity

Sexuality Now : Embracing Diversity - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-1111835811

Cover of Sexuality Now : Embracing Diversity 4TH 13 (ISBN 978-1111835811)
ISBN13: 978-1111835811
ISBN10: 1111835810

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 4TH 13
Copyright: 2013
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2013
International: No

List price: $224.00

Sexuality Now : Embracing Diversity - 4TH 13 edition

ISBN13: 978-1111835811

Janell L. Carroll

ISBN13: 978-1111835811
ISBN10: 1111835810

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 4TH 13
Copyright: 2013
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2013
International: No
Summary

With its fresh, fun, and hip approach, SEXUALITY NOW: EMBRACING DIVERSITY, 4E, helps to teach readers what they need and want to know about sexuality while clearly conveying foundational biological and health issues and citing current and classic research. The new edition continues answering the questions and concerns that readers have about themselves and their sexuality with scientific fact, sensitivity, humor, and unmatched candor. Carroll presents the range of sexual orientations and behaviors and takes into account the current social, religious, ethnic, racial, and cultural contexts. This edition includes even more examples and research on sexual diversity both within and across cultures.

Author Bio

Dr. Janell Carroll received her Ph.D. in human sexuality education from the University of Pennsylvania in 1989. She teaches in the psychology department at the University of Hartford in Connecticut, is an AASECT-certified sexuality educator, and has received numerous awards for her teaching and work in the field of human sexuality. In 2005 the University of Hartford recognized her with the Gordon Clark Ramsey Award for Creative Excellence, given to professors who demonstrate sustained excellence and creativity in the classroom. Carroll has also been recognized by Planned Parenthood as a Sexuality Educator of the Year. Prior to teaching at University of Hartford, Dr. Carroll was a tenured psychology professor at Baker University, where she was honored with awards for Professor of the Year and Most Outstanding Person on Campus. A dynamic educator, speaker, and author, Dr. Carroll has also hosted two of her own radio talk shows about on sexuality and appeared as an expert on numerous television talk shows and networks. She maintains her own sexuality website at http://www.drjanellcarroll.com.

Table of Contents

1. Exploring Human Sexuality: Past and Present.
2. Understanding Human Sexuality: Theory and Research.
3. Communication and Sexuality.
4. Gender Development, Gender Roles, and Gender Identity.
5. Female Sexual Anatomy and Physiology.
6. Male Sexual Anatomy and Physiology.
7. Love and Intimacy.
8. Childhood and Adolescent Sexuality.
9. Adult Sexual Relationships.
10. Sexual Expression.
11. Sexual Orientation.
12. Pregnancy and Birth.
13. Contraception and Abortion.
14. Challenges to Sexual Functioning.
15. Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV/AIDS.
16. Varieties of Sexual Expression.
17. Power and Sexual Coercion.
18. Sexual Images and Selling Sex.