• Sexuality
  • Sexuality in World History (Themes in World History) by Peter N. Stearns

    By Peter N. Stearns

    'Expansive and obtainable, Peter Stearns' Sexuality in international background deals a far wanted advent to histories of sexuality from an international perspective.' – Mary Spongberg- Head of division of contemporary background, Macquarie college, USA
    This ebook examines sexuality some time past, and explores the way it is helping clarify sexuality within the current. the topic of sexuality is usually a debatable one, and exploring it via a global background point of view emphasises the level to which societies, together with our personal, are nonetheless reacting to historic switch via modern sexual behaviours, values, and debates.
    The learn makes use of a transparent chronological constitution to target significant styles and adjustments in sexuality – either sexual tradition and sexual behaviours – ordinarily classes of global heritage, with comparability and dialogue throughout cultures and societies. issues coated include:
    concerns taken with learning the background of sexuality
    the sexual implications of the transition from looking and collecting economies to agricultural economies
    sexuality in Classical societies
    the post-Classical interval and the unfold of the area religions
    intercourse in an age of alternate and colonies
    alterations in sexual behaviours and sexual attitudes among 1750 and 1950
    intercourse in modern international history.
    The e-book is an important contribution to the learn of worldwide background, and is the suitable spouse for all scholars of the heritage of sexuality.

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  • Chinese Male Homosexualities: Memba, Tongzhi and Golden Boy by Travis S. K. Kong

    By Travis S. K. Kong

    This publication provides a groundbreaking exploration of masculinities and homosexualities among chinese language homosexual males. It presents a sociological account of masculinity, wish, sexuality, identification and citizenship in modern chinese language societies, and in the constellation of world culture.

    Kong reviews the result of an in depth ethnographic learn of up to date chinese language homosexual males in quite a lot of varied destinations together with mainland China, Hong Kong and the chinese language out of the country group in London, displaying how chinese language homosexual males stay their daily lives. concerning chinese language male homosexuality to the large social and cultural theories on gender, sexuality and the physique, postcolonialism and globalisation, the booklet examines the belief of queer house and diverse 'queer flows' – of capital, our bodies, principles, pictures, and commodities – round the world.

    The ebook concludes that diversified homosexual male identities – similar to the conspicuously eating memba in Hong Kong, the city tongzhi, the 'money boy' in China and the feminised 'golden boy' in London – emerge in several destinations, and are all stuck up within the transnational move of queer cultures that are instantaneously neighborhood and global.

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  • The Secret Lives of Teen Girls by Evely Resh

    By Evely Resh

    Within the mystery Lives of youth women, Evelyn Resh, the mummy of a teenage daughter and a qualified nurse-midwife focusing on the therapy of adlescent women, explores the mysterious global of lady, adolescent sexuality and the way parents-especially mothers-can support their daughters via this tumultuous time. secrets and techniques divulged by means of teenage ladies in the course of session have made Resh observe that, with infrequent exception, so much young people are left to improve a sexual identification with none grownup advice and sometimes with out the main simple wisdom of what's taking place to them bodily and emotionally. She additionally learned that many ladies are usually topic to feedback and shaming approximately their general, adolescent habit. Resh believes those matters are what underlie the various difficulties youth face in this the most important step into turning into a completely built grownup lady in a position to making strong, sound, secure, and self sufficient judgements all through lifestyles. via compelling, frank, and occasionally funny tales from either Resh and her sufferers, the key Lives of sweet sixteen ladies explains to folks simply wish is happening with their teenage daughters in this crucial part in their improvement. She discusses a number of the advanced difficulties she's obvious in perform, together with not only sexual intercourse but additionally consuming issues, substance abuse, psychological disease, unplanned pregnancies, violence, and STDs. She additionally appears at much less critical yet nonetheless troubling matters like under-achievement, battles with mom and dad, and absence of emotional and social aid. during this insightful publication, Resh offers mom and dad with the instruments to aid their teenager daughters negotiate the waters in their sexual improvement and emerge with their energy, their sexuality, and their self photo intact.

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  • Handbook of the Sociology of Sexualities by John DeLamater, Rebecca F. Plante (eds.)

    By John DeLamater, Rebecca F. Plante (eds.)

    This quantity presents researchers and students with a vast assessment of the contributions of social psychologists and sociologists to the learn of sexual allure, sexual relationships and sexual expression around the lifestyles cycle. The content material and scope of this quantity were conscientiously selected to stability insurance of conventional emphases with new and leading edge fabrics. It comprises fabrics utilizing different views and study carried out within the complete diversity of proper examine equipment. This quantity offers very good assets for a person attracted to examine within the sexuality region.

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  • The Joy of Gay Sex (Revised & Expanded 3rd Edition) by Felice Picano, Charles Silverstein

    By Felice Picano, Charles Silverstein

    For a brand new century and a brand new new release of readers comes an absolutely revised and accelerated version of a vintage advisor to homosexual intercourse, love, and life.

    beneficial as a intercourse advisor, a source on construction vainness, and a relied on relief for popping out of the closet, The pleasure of homosexual Sex covers the fine details of homosexual existence alphabetically from "anus" to "wrestling." famous psychologist Dr. Charles Silverstein has collaborated once more with seriously acclaimed novelist Felice Picano in this 3rd variation, updating each access and including approximately thirty new entries. The authors supply confident and accountable suggestion on secure intercourse in all its kinds; on emotional and relationship-oriented concerns resembling long term undefined, loneliness, and getting old; and on ratings of various issues starting from spirituality to on-line relationship. With fifty new line drawings by way of acclaimed illustrator Joseph Phillips, this landmark reference is an important addition to each homosexual man's bookshelf.

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  • Men in Love: Men's Sexual Fantasies: The Triumph of Love by Nancy Friday

    By Nancy Friday

    A rare, explicitly masculine trip, males in Love develops a startlingly sincere portrayal of what it capacity to be a guy in modern the United States. listed below are the unexpurgated desires, fantasies, and fetishes that excite and obsess males this day. In growing this historical learn, Nancy Friday listened - with out disapproval, apology, or censorship - to the candid responses of hundreds of thousands of guys elderly fourteen via sixty. She gave them a valid enviornment the place they can proportion their "secret gardens" - the hidden and forbidden yet still genuine and actual. even more than a litany of erotica, this particular quantity does not let us know how males may still love. It tells us how males do love - a beautiful perception into the needs that reside inside men's psyches...and their hearts.

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  • The Dance of Deception: A Guide to Authenticity and by Harriet Lerner

    By Harriet Lerner

    While The Dance of Deception used to be released, Lerner came across that girls weren't wanting to determine with the topic. ''Well, i do not do deception'' was once a typical resonse.

    We all ''do deception'', frequently that allows you to safeguard ourselves and the relationships we rely on. The Dance of Deception unravels the methods (and whys) that girls express the fake and conceal the genuine -- even to our personal selves. We see how relationships are stricken by mendacity and faking, by way of silence and pretending and by way of courageous -- yet faulty -- efforts to inform the truth.

    Truth-telling is on the center of what's such a lot imperative in women's lives. it truly is on the origin of authenticity and creativity, intimacy and pleasure. but within the identify of ''honesty'', we will be able to bludgeon one another. we will method a tough factor with one of these negative feel of timing and tact that we will be able to truly close down the strains of communique instead of widening the trail of truth-telling.

    Sometimes Lerner's suggestion takes a stunning flip -- for instance, while she asks us to interact in a daring act of pretending on the way to detect whatever ''more real''; or whilst she tells us to not parachute down on our kinfolk to increase a ''hot issue'' with no laying the required foundation first.

    Whether the topic is affairs, family members secrets and techniques, sexual faking or the problem of ''being oneself'', Lerner is helping us to find, converse and reside our personal truths.

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  • Learned Girls and Male Persuasion: Gender and Reading in by Sharon L. James

    By Sharon L. James

    This learn transforms our knowing of Roman love elegy, an enormous and complicated corpus of poetry that flourished within the overdue first century b.c.e. Sharon L. James reads key poems via Propertius, Tibullus, and Ovid for the 1st time from the viewpoint of the girl to whom they're addressed--the docta puella, or realized lady, the poet's loved. via analyzing the poetry no longer, as has consistently been performed, from the stance of the elite male writers--as plaint and confession--but particularly from the point of view of the women--thus as persuasion and tried manipulation--James finds innovations and substance that not anyone has listened for before.

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  • Taboo: Sex, Identity and Erotic Subjectivity in by Margaret Willson

    By Margaret Willson

    Taboo appears on the ethnographer and sexuality in anthropological fieldwork and considers the numerous roles that sexuality performs within the anthropological construction of information and texts. How does the sexual identification that anthropologists have of their "home" society impact the type of sexuality they're allowed to specific in different cultures? How is the anthropologists' sexuality perceived by means of the folks with whom she or he does study? How universal is sexual violence and intimidation within the box and why is its lifestyles nearly unmentioned in anthropology? those are yet a number of the inquiries to be faced, exploring from differing views the intensity of the impact this tabooed subject has at the whole perform and construction of anthropology.A long-overdue textual content for all scholars and academics of anthropology, many post-fieldwork readers will discover a resonance of matters they've got formerly confronted (or attempted to prevent) and those that are nonetheless to adopt fieldwork will locate articles that seek advice from different kinds of private adventure in addition to offering worthy arrangements for coping within the box.

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