Biological, Psychological, and Cultural Understandings
Presents an analysis of human sexuality, a crucial aspect of life around the world. Using viewpoints across cultural and national boundaries, and combining evolutionary and psychological perspectives, this title addresses cross-cultural and contemporary issues, as well as anthropological contributions and psycho-social perspectives.
Preface Acknowledgments Chapter 1. Introduction: History and Context Chapter 2. Perspectives on Human Sexuality: Bio-Psycho-Cultural Approaches Chapter 3. The Evolutionary History of Human Sexuality Chapter 4. Introduction to the Hormonal Basis of Modern Human Sexuality Chapter 5. Modern Human Male Anatomy and Physiology Chapter 6. Modern Human Female Anatomy and Physiology Chapter 7. Fertility, Conception, and Sexual Differentiation Chapter 8. Pregnancy and Childbirth As a Bio-Cultural Experience Chapter 9. Early childhood Sexuality Chapter 10. Puberty and Adolescence Chapter 11. Topics in Adult Sexuality: Human Sexual Response Chapter 12. Topics in Adult Sexuality: Birth Control Chapter 13. Topics in Adult Sexuality: Life Course Issues Related to Gender Identity, Gender Roles, and Aging Chapter 14. Sexual Orientations, Behaviors, and Life-Styles Chapter 15. HIV Infection and AIDS Chapter 16. Globalization and Sexuality: The Meaning and Issues of Sex Work Globally Chapter 17. Summary and Conclusion Notes Glossary Bibliography Index