Principles and Practice of Sex Therapy, Fourth Edition by Sandra R. Leiblum

By Sandra R. Leiblum

This broadly followed textual content and medical reference presents a accomplished advisor to review and therapy of the entire significant male and female sexual dysfunctions. major professionals exhibit powerful how you can combine mental, interpersonal, and scientific interventions. each bankruptcy contains exact scientific examples illustrating the method of remedy and the criteria that effect remedy outcomes. 

Winner-- Society for intercourse remedy and study (SSTAR) health care provider ebook Award

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Sex in Development: Science, Sexuality, and Morality in by Stacy Leigh Pigg, Vincanne Adams

By Stacy Leigh Pigg, Vincanne Adams

Sex in improvement examines how improvement tasks worldwide meant to advertise inhabitants administration, ailment prevention, and maternal and baby well-being deliberately and by accident form principles approximately what constitutes “normal” sexual practices and identities. From intercourse schooling in Uganda to aids prevention in India to kin making plans in Greece, numerous websites of improvement paintings relating to intercourse, sexuality, and replica are tested within the wealthy, ethnographically grounded essays during this quantity. those essays show that rules regarding morality are again and again enacted in ostensibly value-neutral efforts to place into perform a “global” time table reflecting the newest scientific science.

Sex in improvement combines the cultural research of sexuality, opinions of world improvement, and technological know-how and know-how reports. even if contemplating the resistance encountered through representatives of an American pharmaceutical corporation trying to educate Russian medical professionals a “value unfastened” solution to provide sufferers contraception or the stress among Tibetan Buddhist principles of fertility and the modernization schemes of the chinese language executive, those essays express that makes an attempt to make intercourse a common ethical item to be controlled and regulated depart a bunch of ethical ambiguities of their wake as they're engaged, resisted, and reinvented in numerous methods during the world.

Contributors. Vincanne Adams, Leslie Butt, Lawrence Cohen, Heather Dell, Vinh-Kim Nguyen, Shanti Parikh, Heather Paxson, Stacy Leigh Pigg, Michele Rivkin-Fish

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Grave Desire: A Cultural History of Necrophilia by Steve Finbow

By Steve Finbow

Grave wish is an research of the events of necrophilia all through historical past, literature and the humanities. it really is an exam of the breaking of taboos and the metastasizing of fetishes in members and cultures utilizing the works of Richard von Krafft-Ebing, Sigmund Freud, Georges Bataille, Jacques Lacan, Michel Foucault, Gilles Deleuze, Slavoj Žižek and others to discover the biographies of recognized necrophiles similar to Carl von Cosel, Karen Greenlee and Ed Gein, and to investigate the cultures of historic Egypt, Greece, Troy, Victorian England and the 1st to 8th century CE civilization of the Moche humans in northern Peru who used necrophilia as a method of non secular time shuttle. during the publication, examples from the works of Herodotus, the Metaphysical poets, the Marquis de Sade, Cormac McCarthy, Poppie Z Brite, Jörg Buttgereit and extra are used for illustration.

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Who's Been Sleeping in Your Head: The Secret World of Sexual by Brett Kahr

By Brett Kahr

A popular psychoanalyst deals a sneak peek into our sexual fantasies--and stunning revelations concerning the effect they've got on our lives.
according to the largest-ever survey of sexual fantasies, and drawing at the author's twenty-five years of scientific perform, this "anatomy of mystery desire" does for sexual myth what Kinsey did for sexual habit. in spite of the fact that, not like Kinsey's books, that have been nearly unreadably dense and data-driven, Who's Been napping on your Head? good points narrative money owed of sexual fantasies and the author's personal insightful interpretations of the way these fantasies have an effect on our lives. Kahr finds the magnificent fact at the back of secrecy, disgrace and taboo, and demonstrates how intercourse fantasies exert a extra strong impact on our feelings, habit, and relationships than we ever imagined.
Kahr's insights are freeing. He tells us the tale of Margaret, who, in mining early sexual abuse for arousing and pleasing sexual fantasies: "succeeded brilliantly in turning a adolescence trauma into an grownup triumph." He explains how he helped a tender guy who couldn't get became on through his attractive female friend yet basically by means of dominatrix-themed porn, and the way various women and men used delusion to develop into extra intimate with their partners--or to be untrue or perhaps merciless to them in its place. eventually, through unmasking the myths and destroying the guilt and lack of knowledge surrounding sexual delusion, Kahr bargains readers an opportunity to steer richer and much less conflicted lives.

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Women and Aging: An International, Intersectional Power by Varda Muhlbauer, Joan C. Chrisler, Florence L. Denmark

By Varda Muhlbauer, Joan C. Chrisler, Florence L. Denmark

These are paradoxical occasions to be an older lady. As person older ladies take the degree as function types within the arts and the general public sphere, lady elders as a gaggle are marginalized as based, declining and unimportant.

Women and Aging surveys the evolving sociopolitical panorama in an period nonetheless suffering from gender and age discrimination. This insightful quantity recasts primary ideas comparable to social roles, visual appeal, well-being, sexuality and transition in the course of the similar lenses of empowerment/restraint and caliber of life/well-being for a deeper figuring out of the disparities that exist either with males and inside of their very own gender. particularly appropriate questions emerge from this framework: how girls over 60 are contributing to the present weather of societal swap and the way those confident advancements can increase the lives of older girls as a complete. Featured issues study the broader implications of older women's studies as kinfolk, sensual and sexual beings, drivers of economies and contributors of a various inhabitants worldwide:

  • Older ladies, strength and the body.
  • Older ladies, monetary strength and consumerism.
  • The influence of a number of roles on older girls: pressure or enrichment?
  • Older ladies, management and encore careers.
  • Sexuality in older ladies: Desirability and desire.
  • Lesbians over 60: more moderen each day.
  • Clinical interventions to empower older women.

A major improve in feminist learn, Women and Aging brings path-breaking views toscholars in women’s reports, gerontology, psychology, sociology, social paintings and human improvement, whether or not they learn ladies who've conquer obstacles or those that want help in altering the rules.

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Conversations about Psychology and Sexual Orientation by Janis S. Bohan

By Janis S. Bohan

Psychology's method of sexual orientation has lengthy had its beginning in essentialism, which undergirds mental conception and study in addition to scientific perform and purposes of psychology to public coverage matters. it is just lately that psychology as a self-discipline has started to entertain social constructivism as a substitute process. in keeping with the idea that considerate discussion can engender confident swap, Conversations approximately Psychology and Sexual Orientation explores the results for psychology of either essentialist and social constructionist understandings of sexual orientation. The e-book opens with an advent providing simple theoretical frameworks, via 3 program sections facing scientific perform, learn and thought, and public coverage. In each one, the dialogue takes the shape of a talk, because the authors first think of essentialist and constructionist techniques to the subject to hand. those suggestions, in flip, are via responses from exclusive students selected for his or her services in a selected region. by way of offering an array of reviews and considerate responses to subject matters surrounding psychology's ways to sexual orientation, this necessary examine sheds new mild at the contrasting perspectives held within the box and the ways that essentialist and constructionist understandings might be utilized to precise practices and guidelines.

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Handbook of Sexuality-Related Measures (3rd Edition)

This vintage and worthwhile reference Handbook, written for intercourse researchers and their scholars, has now been thoroughly revised in a brand new version entire with its personal significant other web site. It continues to be the single effortless and effective means for researchers to benefit approximately, overview, and examine tools that experience formerly been utilized in intercourse research.

In this third edition of the guide, 218 scales, entire with complete descriptions and psychometric info, are made to be had, with additional info supplied on the better half site for this quantity.

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Postmodern Sexualities by William Simon

By William Simon

Postmodern Sexualities comprises William Simon's key essays because the Nineteen Seventies, accrued for the 1st time with a brand new and unique advent. Simon's essays variety from observation on alterations within the social development of deviance and perversion to the event of youth and the parable of the Wild West. He rethinks the Freudian version, displaying how sexuality has develop into for us no longer a unifying thread in our event, yet quite the final word postmodern discourse. He additionally argues that our explorations of sexuality could be a part of the bigger venture of creating experience of our humanity.

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The Kosher Sutra: Eight Sacred Secrets for Reigniting Desire by Shmuley Boteach

By Shmuley Boteach

What the Kama Sutra Can't train You . . . The Kosher Sutra Can

The New York Times bestselling writer Rabbi Shmuley Boteach stocks the secrets and techniques to restoring the hearth and effort within the bed room and to way of life.

About the Author
Shmuley Boteach is host of the day-by-day nationwide radio software The Rabbi Shmuley convey on Oprah & buddies and Sirius XM satellite tv for pc Radio and host of the award-winning nationwide tv exhibit Shalom in the house on TLC. he's additionally the overseas bestselling writer of twenty books, together with the recent York instances bestselling Kosher intercourse and Ten Conversations you want to Have along with your little ones. In 2007, Boteach used to be classified "a cultural phenomenon" and "the most famed rabbi in America" through Newsweek, and used to be additionally named one of many ten such a lot influential rabbis in the USA. He has been profiled in lots of of the world's major courses, together with Time, Newsweek, the recent York instances, London occasions, l. a. instances, Chicago Tribune, and Washington publish. Shmuley and his spouse, Debbie, have 9 little ones.

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