Human Sexuality: Diversity in Contemporary America (8th Edition)

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William L. Yarber, Barbara W. Sayad, Bryan Strong

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McGraw-Hill; 8th edition (September 13; 2012)

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752 pages

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English

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78035317

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9780078035319


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Best-selling eBook; Human Sexuality: Diversity in Contemporary America 8th edition PDF presents a forward thinking; open approach to Human Sexuality for today’s collent student. The new lead authors; Barbara Sayad and Bill Yarber; continue to bring their research experience to the ebook while maintaining the engaging writing style that original author Bryan Strong brought to this best-selling etextbook for years. The first textbook to achieve a full integration of cutting-edge research with a contemporary “sex-positive” approach; it also strives to represent the modern; diverse world that college students encounter outside the classroom. Both within the ebook itself and throughout the exemplary photo and art program; the focus is on inclusion. Human Sexuality 8e has been lauded by students and instructors alike for providing the most integrated and non-judgmental view of sexual orientation available. The 8th edition maintains these themes while adding a new contemporary design; streamlined format and significant content and updates and feature revisions.

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book-author

William L. Yarber, Barbara W. Sayad, Bryan Strong

publisher

McGraw-Hill; 8th edition (September 13; 2012)

file-type

PDF

pages

752 pages

language

English

isbn10

78035317

isbn13

9780078035319

Table of contents


Table of contents :
Cover……Page 1
Title Page……Page 5
Copyright……Page 6
Contents……Page 10
VISUAL PREFACE……Page 28
LETTER FROM THE AUTHORS……Page 37
1 Perspectives on Human Sexuality……Page 39
STUDYING HUMAN SEXUALITY……Page 40
Practically Speaking: ASSESSING SEXUAL SATISFACTION……Page 42
Media Portrayals of Sexuality……Page 43
Television……Page 46
Feature-Length Films……Page 47
Gay Men, Lesbian Women, Bisexual and Transgender People in Film and Television……Page 48
Online Social Networks……Page 49
Think About It: BEFORE PRESSING “SEND”: TRENDS AND CONCERNS ABOUT TEXTING, SEXTING, AND DATING……Page 50
Sexual Interests……Page 52
Sexual Orientation……Page 55
Gender……Page 56
SOCIETAL NORMS AND SEXUALITY……Page 57
Natural Sexual Behavior……Page 58
Normal Sexual Behavior……Page 59
Think About It: DECLARATION OF SEXUAL RIGHTS……Page 61
Sexuality Behavior and Variations……Page 62
Think About It: “MY GENES MADE ME DO IT”: SOCIOBIOLOGY, EVOLUTIONARY PSYCHOLOGY, AND THE MYSTERIES OF LOVE……Page 63
SUMMARY……Page 64
SEX AND THE INTERNET……Page 65
SUGGESTED READING……Page 66
2 Studying Human Sexuality……Page 67
SEX, ADVICE COLUMNISTS, AND POP PSYCHOLOGY……Page 68
Information and Advice as Entertainment……Page 69
The Use and Abuse of Research Findings……Page 70
THINKING CRITICALLY ABOUT SEXUALITY……Page 71
Opinions, Biases, and Stereotypes……Page 72
Common Fallacies: Egocentric and Ethnocentric Thinking……Page 73
SEX RESEARCH METHODS……Page 74
Research Concerns……Page 75
Clinical Research……Page 76
Survey Research……Page 77
Practically Speaking: ANSWERING A SEX RESEARCH QUESTIONNAIRE: MEASURE OF SEXUAL IDENTITY EXPLORATION AND COMMITMENT……Page 78
Experimental Research……Page 80
Richard von Krafft-Ebing……Page 82
Sigmund Freud……Page 83
Alfred Kinsey……Page 84
William Masters and Virginia Johnson……Page 86
CONTEMPORARY RESEARCH STUDIES……Page 87
The National Health and Social Life Survey……Page 88
The National Survey of Family Growth……Page 90
The National College Health Assessment……Page 91
The National Survey of Sexual Health and Behavior……Page 92
EMERGING RESEARCH PERSPECTIVES……Page 93
Feminist Scholarship……Page 94
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Research……Page 95
African Americans……Page 97
Latinos……Page 99
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders……Page 100
FINAL THOUGHTS……Page 102
SUMMARY……Page 103
SEX AND THE INTERNET……Page 104
SUGGESTED READING……Page 105
3 Female Sexual Anatomy, Physiology, and Response……Page 106
FEMALE SEX ORGANS: WHAT ARE THEY FOR?……Page 107
External Structures (the Vulva)……Page 109
Internal Structures……Page 111
Practically Speaking: PERFORMING A GYNECOLOGICAL SELF-EXAMINATION……Page 113
The Breasts……Page 116
The Ovarian Cycle……Page 119
The Menstrual Cycle……Page 122
Practically Speaking: VAGINAL AND MENSTRUAL HEALTH CARE……Page 127
Sexual Response Models……Page 128
Think About It: SEXUAL FLUIDITY: WOMEN’S VARIABLE SEXUAL ATTRACTIONS……Page 129
Desire: Mind or Matter?……Page 133
Experiencing Sexual Arousal……Page 136
SUMMARY……Page 139
SUGGESTED WEBSITES……Page 141
SUGGESTED READING……Page 142
4 Male Sexual Anatomy, Physiology, and Response……Page 143
External Structures……Page 144
Think About It: THE PENIS: MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE……Page 146
Internal Structures……Page 148
The Breasts and Anus……Page 150
MALE SEXUAL PHYSIOLOGY……Page 151
Sex Hormones……Page 152
Practically Speaking: SEXUAL HEALTH CARE: WHAT DO MEN NEED?……Page 153
Spermatogenesis……Page 154
Semen Production……Page 156
MALE SEXUAL RESPONSE……Page 157
Ejaculation and Orgasm……Page 158
Practically Speaking: CAN AN ERECTION BE WILLED?……Page 160
SUMMARY……Page 161
SUGGESTED READING……Page 162
5 Gender and Gender Roles……Page 163
Sex, Gender, and Gender Roles: What’s the Difference?……Page 165
Sex and Gender Identity……Page 166
Masculinity and Femininity: Opposites or Similar?……Page 168
Theories of Socialization……Page 169
Gender-Role Learning in Childhood and Adolescence……Page 171
Gender Schemas: Exaggerating Differences……Page 174
Traditional Gender Roles and Scripts……Page 175
Think About It: THE PURITY STANDARD: DEFINING WOMEN BY THEIR SEXUALITY……Page 178
Changing Gender Roles and Scripts……Page 179
Androgyny……Page 180
GENDER VARIATIONS……Page 181
Disorders of Sexual Development/Intersex……Page 182
Think About It: A NEW APPROACH TO ADDRESSING DISORDERS OF SEXUAL DEVELOPMENT OR INTERSEX……Page 185
Gender Identity Disorder……Page 189
Transsexuality……Page 190
Coming to Terms With Differences……Page 191
Think About It: SEX REASSIGNMENT……Page 192
SUMMARY……Page 193
SEX AND THE INTERNET……Page 194
SUGGESTED READING……Page 195
6 Sexuality in Childhood and Adolescence……Page 196
SEXUALITY IN INFANCY AND CHILDHOOD (AGES 0 TO 11)……Page 197
Childhood Sexuality (Ages 3 to 11)……Page 198
The Family Context……Page 201
Psychosexual Development……Page 202
Adolescent Sexual Behavior……Page 210
Think About It: THE “ORIGINS” OF HOMOSEXUALITY……Page 213
Practically Speaking: FIRST SEXUAL INTERCOURSE REACTION SCALE……Page 215
Teenage Pregnancy……Page 216
Sexuality Education……Page 219
Think About It: ABSTINENCE-ONLY VERSUS COMPREHENSIVE SEXUALITY

PROGRAMS: IT’S A NEW DAY……Page 220
SUMMARY……Page 222
SUGGESTED WEBSITES……Page 223
SUGGESTED READING……Page 224
7 Sexuality in Adulthood……Page 225
Developmental Concerns……Page 226
Think About It: LIFE BEHAVIORS OF A SEXUALLY HEALTHY ADULT……Page 228
Establishing Sexual Orientation……Page 229
Think About It: BISEXUALITY: THE NATURE OF DUAL ATTRACTION……Page 232
Being Single……Page 234
Think About It: WHY COLLEGE STUDENTS HAVE SEX: GENDER DIFFERENCES, OR NOT?……Page 237
Cohabitation……Page 239
Developmental Concerns……Page 241
Sexuality in Established Relationships……Page 242
Divorce and After……Page 243
Stereotypes of Aging……Page 246
Sexuality and Aging……Page 247
FINAL THOUGHTS……Page 253
SEX AND THE INTERNET……Page 254
SUGGESTED READING……Page 255
8 Love and Communication in Intimate Relationships……Page 256
FRIENDSHIP AND LOVE……Page 258
LOVE AND SEXUALITY……Page 259
Men, Women, Sex, and Love……Page 261
Love Without Sex: Celibacy and Asexuality……Page 262
HOW DO I LOVE THEE? APPROACHES AND ATTITUDES RELATED TO LOVE……Page 263
Styles of Love……Page 264
The Triangular Theory of Love……Page 265
Love as Attachment……Page 268
Think About It: THE SCIENCE OF LOVE……Page 270
JEALOUSY……Page 271
Defining Jealousy……Page 272
Think About It: THE PASSIONATE LOVE SCALE……Page 273
Extradyadic Involvement……Page 274
MAKING LOVE LAST: FROM PASSION TO INTIMACY……Page 276
The Cultural Context……Page 277
The Social Context……Page 278
Nonverbal Communication……Page 279
Sexual Communication in Beginning Relationships……Page 281
Initiating Sexual Activity……Page 284
Talking About Sex……Page 285
Practically Speaking: COMMUNICATION PATTERNS AND PARTNER SATISFACTION……Page 286
CONFLICT AND INTIMACY……Page 288
Sexual Conflicts……Page 289
SUMMARY……Page 290
SUGGESTED WEBSITES……Page 292
SUGGESTED READING……Page 293
9 Sexual Expression……Page 294
A Cross-Cultural Analysis……Page 296
Evolutionary Mating Perspectives……Page 298
Think About It: “HOOKING UP” AMONG COLLEGE STUDENTS……Page 300
Views of College Students……Page 301
SEXUAL SCRIPTS……Page 304
Interpersonal Scripting……Page 305
AUTOEROTICISM……Page 306
Sexual Fantasies and Dreams……Page 307
Masturbation……Page 309
Practically Speaking: ASSESSING YOUR ATTITUDE TOWARD MASTURBATION……Page 312
Most Recent Partnered Sex……Page 316
Couple Sexual Styles……Page 317
Think About It: YOU WOULD SAY YOU “HAD SEX” IF YOU . . …….Page 318
Touching……Page 320
Oral-Genital Sex……Page 322
Think About It: GIVING AND RECEIVING PLEASURABLE TOUCH: “GEARS OF CONNECTION”……Page 323
Think About It: THE FIRST KISS: A DEAL-BREAKER?……Page 324
Sexual Intercourse……Page 327
Anal Eroticism……Page 329
Health Benefits of Sexual Activity……Page 332
SUMMARY……Page 333
SUGGESTED WEBSITES……Page 334
SUGGESTED READING……Page 335
10 Variations in Sexual Behavior……Page 336
What Are Sexual Variations?……Page 337
What Is Paraphilia?……Page 338
Think About It: “SEXUAL INTEREST DISORDER”: A VIABLE ALTERNATIVE TO PARAPHILIA OR A RADICAL DEPARTURE?……Page 340
Sexual Variations Among College Students……Page 341
SEXUAL VARIATION: DOMINATION AND SUBMISSION……Page 342
Fetishism……Page 344
Transvestism……Page 346
Practically Speaking: SEXUAL SENSATION SEEKING SCALE……Page 347
COERCIVE PARAPHILIAS……Page 348
Voyeurism……Page 349
Think About It: WOULD YOU WATCH? COLLEGE STUDENTS AND VOYEURISM……Page 350
Exhibitionism……Page 351
Frotteurism……Page 353
Necrophilia……Page 354
Pedophilia……Page 355
Sexual Sadism and Sexual Masochism……Page 356
ORIGINS AND TREATMENT OF PARAPHILIAS……Page 359
SUMMARY……Page 360
SUGGESTED READING……Page 361
11 Contraception, Birth Control, and Abortion……Page 363
RISK AND RESPONSIBILITY……Page 364
Women, Men, and Birth Control: Who Is Responsible?……Page 365
Family Planning Clinics……Page 366
Think About It: RISKY BUSINESS: WHY COUPLES FAIL TO USE CONTRACEPTION……Page 367
Birth Control and Contraception: What’s the Difference?……Page 368
Sexual Abstinence……Page 369
Hormonal Methods……Page 371
Barrier Methods……Page 376
Practically Speaking: TIPS FOR EFFECTIVE CONDOM USE……Page 378
Practically Speaking: CORRECT CONDOM USE SELF-EFFICACY SCALE……Page 379
Spermicides……Page 382
The IUCs (Intrauterine Contraceptives)……Page 384
Fertility Awareness–Based Methods……Page 385
Lactational Amenorrhea Method (LAM)……Page 386
Sterilization……Page 387
Emergency Contraception (EC)……Page 389
Methods of Abortion……Page 390
Safety of Abortion……Page 391
Women and Abortion……Page 392
The Abortion Debate……Page 393
FINAL THOUGHTS……Page 395
SUMMARY……Page 396
SUGGESTED WEBSITES……Page 397
SUGGESTED READING……Page 398
12 Conception, Pregnancy, and Childbirth……Page 399
The Fertilization Process……Page 400
Development of the Conceptus……Page 402
BEING PREGNANT……Page 405
Pregnancy Detection……Page 406
Changes in Women During Pregnancy……Page 407
Complications of Pregnancy and Dangers to the Fetus……Page 410
Diagnosing Fetal Abnormalities……Page 415
Pregnancy Loss……Page 416
Female Infertility……Page 417
Infertility Treatment……Page 418
Labor and Delivery……Page 422
Choices in Childbirth……Page 424
Think About It: THE QUESTION OF MALE CIRCUMCISION……Page 425
Practically Speaking: MAKING A BIRTH PLAN……Page 426
Breastfeeding……Page 428
Practically Speaking: BREAST VERSUS BOTTLE: WHICH IS BETTER FOR YOU AND YOUR CHILD?……Page 429
BECOMING A PARENT……Page 430
SUMMARY……Page 431
QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION……Page 432
SUGGESTED READING……Page 433
13 The Sexual Body in Health and Illness……Page 434
Eating Disorders……Page 436
Think About It: “OH TO BE BIGGER”: BREAST AND PENIS ENHANCEMENT……Page 437
Body Image and Its Impact on Sexuality……Page 440
Alcohol Use and Sexuality……Page 441
Other Drug Use and Sexuality……Page 443
Physical Limitations and Changing Expectations……Page 446
Chronic Illness……Page 448
The Sexual Rights of People With Disabilities……Page 450
Women and Cancer……Page 451
Practically Speaking: BREAST SELF-EXAMINATION……Page 454
Men and Cancer……Page 462
Practically Speaking: TESTICULAR SELF-EXAMINATION……Page 465
Think About It: FEMALE GENITAL CUTTING: MUTILATION OR IMPORTANT CUSTOM?……Page 467
Toxic Shock Syndrome……Page 468
Endometriosis……Page 469
Prostatitis……Page 470
SUMMARY……Page 471
SUGGESTED WEBSITES……Page 473
SUGGESTED READING……Page 474
14 Sexual Function Difficulties, Dissatisfaction, Enhancement, and Therapy……Page 475
Defining Sexual Function Difficulties: Different Perspectives……Page 477
Prevalence and Cofactors……Page 481
Disorders of Sexual Desire……Page 484
Practically Speaking: SEXUAL DESIRE: WHEN APPETITES DIFFER……Page 486
Sexual Arousal Disorders……Page 488
Orgasmic Disorders……Page 490
Sexual Pain Disorders……Page 493
Other Disorders……Page 494
Physical Causes in Women……Page 495
Immediate Causes……Page 496
Conflict Within the Self……Page 497
Relationship Causes……Page 498
Developing Self-Awareness……Page 499
Think About It: “GOOD ENOUGH SEX”: THE WAY TO LIFETIME COUPLE SATISFACTION……Page 500
Think About It: SEXUAL TURN-ONS AND TURN-OFFS: WHAT COLLEGE STUDENTS REPORT……Page 501
Intensifying Erotic Pleasure……Page 503
Changing a Sexual Relationship……Page 504
Masters and Johnson: A Cognitive-Behavioral Approach……Page 505
Other Nonmedical Approaches……Page 509
Medical Approaches……Page 510
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Sex Therapy……Page 513
FINAL THOUGHTS……Page 515
SUMMARY……Page 516
QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION……Page 517
SUGGESTED READING……Page 518
15 Sexually Transmitted Infections……Page 519
Who Is Affected: Disparities Among Groups……Page 521
Factors Contributing to the Spread of STIs……Page 524
Practically Speaking: PREVENTING STIs: THE ROLE OF MALE CONDOMS AND FEMALE CONDOMS……Page 527
Practically Speaking: STI ATTITUDE SCALE……Page 530
Chlamydia……Page 531
Gonorrhea……Page 535
Syphilis……Page 536
PRINCIPAL VIRAL STIs……Page 538
HIV and AIDS……Page 539
Genital Human Papillomavirus Infection……Page 540
Genital Herpes……Page 542
Viral Hepatitis……Page 543
Bacterial Vaginosis……Page 544
Genital Candidiasis……Page 545
OTHER STIs……Page 546
Pubic Lice……Page 547
Cervicitis……Page 548
Avoiding STIs……Page 549
Treating STIs……Page 551
Practically Speaking: SAFER AND UNSAFE SEX PRACTICES……Page 552
SUMMARY……Page 553
QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION……Page 554
SUGGESTED READING……Page 555
16 HIV and AIDS……Page 556
Conditions Associated With AIDS……Page 558
Think About It: THE STIGMATIZATION OF HIV AND OTHER STIs……Page 559
Understanding AIDS: The Immune System and HIV……Page 560
The Virus……Page 561
AIDS Pathogenesis: How the Disease Progresses……Page 562
THE EPIDEMIOLOGY AND TRANSMISSION OF HIV……Page 564
The Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS in the United States……Page 565
Myths and Modes of Transmission……Page 568
Sexual Transmission……Page 569
Mother-to-Child Transmission……Page 570
Minority Races/Ethnicities and HIV……Page 571
The Gay Community……Page 574
Women and HIV/AIDS……Page 576
Children and HIV/AIDS……Page 577
HIV/AIDS Among Youth……Page 578
Geographic Region and HIV……Page 579
PREVENTION AND TREATMENT……Page 580
Protecting Ourselves……Page 581
Saving Lives Through Prevention……Page 582
Think About It: “DO YOU KNOW WHAT YOU ARE DOING?” COMMON CONDOM-USE MISTAKES AMONG COLLEGE STUDENTS……Page 583
HIV Testing……Page 586
Treatments……Page 588
LIVING WITH HIV OR AIDS……Page 590
If You Are HIV-Positive……Page 591
SUMMARY……Page 592
QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION……Page 593
SUGGESTED READING……Page 594
17 Sexual Coercion: Harassment, Aggression, and Abuse……Page 595
SEXUAL HARASSMENT……Page 596
What Is Sexual Harassment?……Page 597
Flirtation Versus Harassment……Page 599
Harassment in School and College……Page 600
Harassment in the Workplace……Page 602
Heterosexual Bias……Page 603
Prejudice, Discrimination, and Violence……Page 604
Think About It: PUBLIC OPINION ABOUT GAY AND LESBIAN ISSUES AND RIGHTS……Page 607
Ending Anti-Gay Prejudice and Enactment of Antidiscrimination Laws……Page 608
The Nature and Incidence of Rape……Page 610
Myths About Rape……Page 611
Practically Speaking: PREVENTING SEXUAL ASSAULT……Page 612
Forms of Rape……Page 614
Think About It: DATE/ACQUAINTANCE RAPE DRUGS: AN INCREASING THREAT……Page 616
Motivations for Rape……Page 621
The Aftermath of Rape……Page 622
Practically Speaking: HELPING SOMEONE WHO HAS BEEN RAPED……Page 623
CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE……Page 624
Forms of Intrafamilial Sexual Abuse……Page 625
Effects of Child Sexual Abuse……Page 626
Treatment Programs……Page 629
Preventing Child Sexual Abuse……Page 630
SUMMARY……Page 631
SEX AND THE INTERNET……Page 632
SUGGESTED READING……Page 633
18 Sexually Explicit Materials, Prostitution, and Sex Laws……Page 634
SEXUALLY EXPLICIT MATERIAL IN CONTEMPORARY AMERICA……Page 635
Sexually Explicit Material and Popular Culture……Page 636
Sexually Explicit Materials on the Internet……Page 637
The Effects of Sexually Explicit Material……Page 640
Censorship, Sexually Explicit Material, and the Law……Page 644
PROSTITUTION……Page 648
Females Working in Prostitution……Page 649
Think About It: HUMAN TRAFFICKING: INTERNATIONAL CHILD AND TEEN PROSTITUTION……Page 650
Males Working in Prostitution……Page 655
Prostitution and the Law……Page 656
The Impact of HIV/AIDS and Other STIs……Page 657
Legalizing Private, Consensual Sexual Behavior……Page 658
Same-Sex Marriage……Page 659
Advocating Sexual Rights……Page 661
SUMMARY……Page 662
QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION……Page 663
SUGGESTED READING……Page 664
GLOSSARY……Page 665
BIBLIOGRAPHY……Page 679
CREDITS……Page 713
NAME INDEX……Page 715
SUBJECT INDEX……Page 727

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