Providing a comprehensive framework for the broad subject of human sexuality, this two-volume set offers a context of historical development, scientific discovery, and sociopolitical and sociocultural movements. The broad topic of sex—encompassing subjects as varied as sexuality, sexual and gender identity, abortion, and crimes such as sexual assault—is one of the most controversial in American society today. The two-volume encyclopedic set provides readers with more than 450 entries on the subject, offering a comprehensive overview of major sexuality issues in American and global culture. Themes that run throughout the volumes include sexual health and reproduction, sexual identity and orientation, sexual behaviors and expression, the history of sex and sexology, and sex and society. Entries cover a breadth of subjects, such as the major contributors to the field of sexology; the biological, psychological, and cultural dimensions of sex and sexuality; and how the modern-day political climate and the government play a major role in determining attitudes and beliefs about sex. Written in clear, jargon-free language, this set is ideal for high school and undergraduate students as well as general readers. Explores the important yet often controversial nature of human sexuality through a carefully curated selection of entries that provide clear yet sensitive coverage of the topic Includes a thorough treatment of the understanding of sexual behaviors in individuals and relationships that contextualizes models of sexuality related to contemporary lifestyles Defines common terms related to sexual and gender identity as well as their application to the modern-day understanding of sexual behavior Further readings sections at the end of each entry guide readers toward additional information
Renée M. Haynes See also: Sexual Health. Further Reading Creelan, M. (2013). David Satcher (b. 1941). New Georgia Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/articles/science-medicine/david-satcher -b-1941 ...
Author: Heather L. Armstrong
This useful two-volume set will provide buyers of subject encyclopedias with a substantial amount of valuable information they can use in making their purchasing decisions. It will also provide all types of librarians and their patrons with a quick, one-stop method for locating the appropriate subject encyclopedias for their needs and for locating articles in the 100 encyclopedias. Librarians who specialize in bibliographic instruction will also find it to be a useful tool for teaching students how to locate needed information.
Revolutions The Encyclopedia of Revolutions and Revolutionaries : From Anarchism to Zhou Enlai , D 21.3 ... RX 461 Sex The A - to - Z of Women's Sexuality : A Concise Encyclopedia , HQ 30 • Dr. Ruth's Encyclopedia of Sex , HQ 9 The ...
Author: Allan Mirwis
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries
It has been over twenty years since the full manuscript of my book was edited for publication in 1998. I had begun writing it in the previous decade, the 1980’s... a period of flourishing women’s liberation movements against the patriarchal status quo. Books about women’s sexuality and spirituality were flooding the bookstores, and many writers were producing profound studies of the untold heroism of women throughout history. I was a pioneer in the burgeoning field of Sex therapy and education at the University of Minnesota Medical School’s “Program in Human Sexuality.” In addition, I conducted women’s self-enrichment groups and workshops in my private practice... “Woman’s Discovery Institute” ... where I also gave professional Astrology readings and classes. This rich mix of psychology, philosophy, spirituality, and a knowledge of the cyclic patterns of life shown by astrology created within me an avid interest in researching women’s unsung heroism throughout history. It brewed in me a heady fascination to stitch it all together in a circle montage that connects all women and all aspects of our multi-layered lives. I based my theory on the lunar cycle, which is eternally linked to women’s menstrual, emotional, and psychic cycles. With a friend, I created a series of workshops for women to celebrate their many-faceted selves and gain confidence to pursue their goals. Yet for various reasons my book manuscript remained in my own bookshelf, never getting published. Until now... the times again call for women to claim their autonomy and gain equality in an overly male-dominated and viciously callous world. I am blessed to find in Xlibris a publisher ready to take on the project with me. I am thrilled to finally see my “Life’s Masterwork” in print. You will find many divergent ideas in these two volumes. No single woman encompasses all that are described, but as you read and recognize these characters in yourselves and your friends, I hope it will help you gain a full appreciation of your own awesome erotic spirit and sacred sexual powers.
An Intimate Exploration of Woman's Erotic Spirit and Sacred Sexual Power in Myth, Legend, Life, and History (Volume Two) Karin E Weiss Ph.D., PhD ... Benet's Reader's Encyclopedia. Third Edition. New York, Harper & Row, 1987.
Author: Karin E Weiss Ph.D., PhD
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Covers ethical issues in reproductive medicine, science, and technology
MACMILLAN INFORMATION NOW ENCYCLOPEDIA The Ethics of Sex and Genetics. When the editors of Macmillan Reference USA informed me they wanted to publish a one-volume reference work on bioethics that would contain the range of titles you ...
Author: Warren T. Reich
Publisher: Macmillan Library Reference
This accessible introduction to gender and sexuality theory offers a comprehensive overview and critique of the key contemporary literature and debates in feminism, sexuality studies and men's studies. Chris Beasley's clear and concise introduction combines a wide-ranging survey of the major theorists and key concepts in an ever-growing and often passionately debated field. The book contextualizes a wide range of feminist perspectives, including: modernist, liberal, postmodern, queer and gender difference feminism; and in the realm of sexuality studies covers modernist liberationism, social constructionism, transgender theorising and queer theory. In men's studies, Chris Beasley examines areas of debate ranging from gender and masculinity to questions of race, ethnicity, imperialism and gay masculinities. Interconnections between the subfields are highlighted, and Beasley considers the implications of body theory for all three. Key theorists covered include: Altman · Brod · Butler · Califia · Carbado · Connell · Dowsett · Grosz · Halberstam · Hook · Jackson · Jagose · Nussbaum · Rich · Seidman · Spivak · Stoltenberg · Weeks · Whittle · Wolf · Wollstonecraft The only book of its kind to draw together all the important strands of gender analysis, Gender and Sexuality is a timely and impressive overview that is invaluable to students and academics taking courses on gender and feminist theory, sexuality and masculinity.
Tomsen, S. and Mason, G. 'Engendering homophobia: violence, sexuality and gender conformity', Journal ofSociology, ... Temple University Press, Philadelphia, 2000 Tuttle, L. Encyclopedia of Feminism, Arrow Books, London, 1986 Vaid, ...
Author: Chris Beasley
Category: Social Science
Over 19,000 live, print, and electronic information sources for 460 legal topics are quickly accessible in this guide to the US legal system. The work is arranged alphabetically by subject, from actions and defences to noteworthy trials, and users can see at a glance what printed materials are available, what organizations are active in that subject, and whether any databases or other electronic information sources are available.
Author: Brian L. Baker
Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning
I have heard many arguments, questions and comments in reference to homosexuality, and there is now a burden on my heart to express plainly how offensive this is in the sight of God. I will try to merge all these arguments, questions and comments together and balance them by the Word of God. I pray you read this with an open heart and mind. Well, I am going to point out a few things that may come as a shock to you. You must approach this subject with an open mind, and form your own conclusions, since mind control is about telling people what to do and how to think, and I am certainly not trying to control you or your life. There are some aspects of reality that people nowadays are not taught, due to an overwhelming feeling of fear created by those very aspects of reality. There are mass movements of gays and lesbians going on around the world, even in largely homophobic enclaves such as in many African societies. All of these are not an accident folks; it is a careful orchestration by the one who seeks Man's destruction. I certainly see a prophetic significance in the recent homosexual upsurge. The modern homosexual upsweep is one phase of a declining trend in morals. When the disciples asked our Lord, "What shall be the sign of Thy coming, and of the consummation of the age?" He told them that "iniquity shall abound" (Matthew 24:3, 12). There is today permissiveness and promiscuity in sexual behavior unprecedented in the history of America and of the world. There is little restraint upon the widespread of materials containing pictures and writings depicting erotic behavior intended to cause sexual excitement. This would be included in our Lord's prophecy about abounding iniquity.
Definitions Homosexuality is the manifestation of sexual desire toward a member of one's own sex or the erotic activity ... The Encyclopedia of Bioethics defined homosexuality as "a predominant, persistent and exclusive psychosexual ...
Author: Emmanuel M. Ekwo
Category: Family & Relationships
Sex is perhaps the greatest force in the universe. It is the creative instinct, upon which is based the furthering of the race. Its power can be used for the highest good or it can be manifested as a base and ignoble vice. Civilization with all its great inventions and labor saving devices, has brought about an intensification of the love impulse. It has also brought about a condition where the sexual life can become more artistic or in other words, less barbaric than in the primal form where it merely was the manifestation of an appetite not nearby so important as slaughtering an animal for food. While sex has been a source of greatest joy, yet perhaps the greatest of all sorrow and suffering have also come out of it.This book tells us how to use sexual impulse for creative work. Nothing is more important than sex education. It has been found that men and women are well informed on matters of state and country, are painfully ignorant on the subject of sex. As we are confronted by the problem of the control of this great life force, we should at last give ourselves that knowledge that will help us solve our difficulties in connection with it. We can be made or marred by it. We can never over-rate the value of this education, founded in truth and broad as humanity itself.
While sex has been a source of greatest joy, yet perhaps the greatest of all sorrow and suffering have also come out of it.This book tells us how to use sexual impulse for creative work. Nothing is more important than sex education.
Author: Dr. S.K. Bhatia
Publisher: Reliance Publishing House
This is the first book to provide a multidisciplinary and global overview of evidence-based sexuality education (SE) programs and practices. Readers are introduced to the fundamentals of creating effective programs to prepare them to design new or implement existing programs that promote healthy sexual attitudes and relationships. Noted contributors from various disciplines critically evaluate evidence –based programs from around the globe and through the lifespan. Examples and discussion questions encourage application of the material. Guidance for those who wish to design, implement, and evaluate SE programs in various social contexts is provided. Each chapter follows a consistent structure so readers can easily compare programs: Learning Goals; Introduction; Conclusion; Key Points; Discussion Questions; and Additional Resources. The editor taught human sexuality and family life education courses for years. This book reviews the key information that his students needed to become competent professionals. Highlights of the book’s coverage include: Interdisciplinary, comprehensive summary of evidence-based SE programs in one volume. Prepares readers for professional practice as a Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) or sex educator by highlighting the fundamentals of developing and implementing SE programs. Exposes readers to evidence-based SE programs from various social contexts including families, schools, communities, and religious institutions. Considers the developmental context of SE across the lifespan along with programs for LGBT individuals and persons with disabilities. Critically reviews SE programs from around the world including the US, Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America, and other developing countries. The book opens with an historical overview. Part I focus on general frameworks of sexuality education including UNESCO’s International Technical Guidelines. How to develop, deliver, and implement evidence based SE programs, including ethical concerns, are explored in Part II. Part III exposes readers to evidence-based programs in various social contexts--families, schools, communities, and religious institutions. Part IV considers the developmental context of SE from early childhood through adolescence and adulthood along with programs for LGBT individuals and persons with disabilities. Part V examines diverse global contexts from the US, Latin America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and other developing countries. The book concludes with future trends and directions. Ideal for graduate or advanced undergraduate courses in sex education, sexual health, human sexuality, sex or marriage counseling, intimate relationships, family life education, or home, school, and community services taught in human development and family studies, psychology, social work, health education, nursing, education, and religion, and in seminaries and family clinics, the book also serves as a resource for practitioners, counselors, researchers, clergy members, and policy makers interested in evidence based SE programs, or those seeking to become CFLEs or sexuality educators.
Sexuality education. Encyclopedia of adolescence (pp. 322¥331). doi:10.1016/B978¥0¥ 12¥373951¥3.00086¥7 Goldfarb, E., & Schroeder, E. (2004). Making smart choices about sex. Rochester, NY: Not Me, Not Now, Monroe County Department of ...
Author: James J. Ponzetti, Jr.
Made Up exposes the multibillion-dollar beauty industry that promotes unrealistic beauty standards through a market basket of advertising tricks, techniques, and technologies. Cosmetics magnate Charles Revson, a founder of Revlon, was quoted as saying, "In the factory, we make cosmetics. In the store, we sell hope." This pioneering entrepreneur, who built an empire on the foundation of nail polish, captured the unvarnished truth about the beauty business in a single metaphor: hope in a jar. Made Up: How the Beauty Industry Manipulates Consumers, Preys on Women’s Insecurities, and Promotes Unattainable Beauty Standards is a thorough examination of innovative, and often controversial, advertising practices used by beauty companies to persuade consumers, mainly women, to buy discretionary goods like cosmetics and scents. These approaches are clearly working: the average American woman will spend around $300,000 on facial products alone during her lifetime. This revealing book traces the evolution of the global beauty industry, discovers what makes beauty consumers tick, explores the persistence and pervasiveness of the feminine beauty ideal, and investigates the myth-making power of beauty advertising. It also examines stereotypical portrayals of women in beauty ads, looks at celebrity beauty endorsements, and dissects the “looks industry.” Made Upuncovers the reality behind an Elysian world of fantasy and romance created by beauty brands that won’t tell women the truth about beauty.
Nicole Phelps, “Sex Sells: Calvin Klein's 1990s Ads Stirred Libidos and Controversies in Equal Measure,” Vogue, September 1, 2015, ... John McDonough and Karen Egolf, The Advertising Age Encyclopedia of Advertising, 1st ed.
Author: Martha Laham
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Category: Business & Economics