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Sexual behaviour

See below for a selection of the latest books from Sexual behaviour category. Presented with a red border are the Sexual behaviour books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Sexual behaviour books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

ISE UNDERSTANDING HUMAN SEXUALITY

ISE UNDERSTANDING HUMAN SEXUALITY

Author: Janet Hyde, John DeLamater Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/09/2019

Since its conception, Understanding Human Sexuality has achieved distinction and success by following the science of human sexuality. The first of the modern sexuality textbooks, Understanding Human Sexuality introduced this topic to students through the science that has uncovered what we know about the field. Groundbreaking when it first appeared, this research-based tradition continues to result in a contemporary, balanced introduction to human sexuality in an integrated learning system that engages students in learning the content of the course, about others, and about themselves.

Sex in the Brain

Sex in the Brain

Author: Amee Baird Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2019

What controls our sex lives? Our brains. Yet there is surprisingly little research into the ways our brains influence our sex drive. Extraordinary insights into how the brain works can be gained when something goes wrong through brain injury or disease. In Sex in the Brain, clinical neuropsychologist Dr Amee Baird takes readers on an entertaining and informative tour of the sexiest bits of the human brain. Spiced with real case studies, the book reveals pathologies no longer hidden in medical journals or the bedrooms of people whose sex lives are undergoing dramatic change, for better and worse. In the style of popular neurology guru Oliver Sacks, Baird captures the humanity and complexity of patients, even when their neurological challenges have rendered them permanently or temporarily unlikeable. Drawing from true stories, this revealing and sometimes heartbreaking book unfolds a better understanding of the links between brain function and our sexual selves. 'The taboo on talking about changes in sex drive and sexual behaviours following brain damage is over! Neuropsychologist Amee Baird's engaging case studies exploring this topic will move as well as educate the general reader, and inspire professionals to incorporate this central human need into their patient assessments and treatments.' - Jenni Ogden, author of Fractured Minds and Trouble in Mind 'Sex in the Brain is an intoxicating read about our most important sex organ: the brain. Baird's book explores neuroscience in a way that is both accessible and engaging, and readers will be fascinated by the untold stories of how brain injury, illness, and disease impact our sex lives. They will walk away with a greater appreciation for the incredible diversity that exists in human sexual behavior and the way it is intricately controlled by the brain.' - Dr. Justin Lehmiller, research fellow at The Kinsey Institute and author of the book Tell Me What You Want 'This modest but resolute book is testament to Baird's persistence and her concern for the people she writes about. There is a fair bit of brain science in here, but she makes it clear this is not an academic or scholarly work. It is structured around a series of case studies and conversations, with other researchers, with herself and - most strikingly - with ordinary people who find themselves exiled, sometimes forever, from the people they once were and the lives they once led. The impact on the patients and on their families forms the heart of the book.' - Kate Cole Adams, The Monthly 'Sex in the Brain introduces a very promising new talent in popular neuroscience and deserves to be widely read.' - Nick Haslam, Inside Story

The Fear of Child Sexuality

The Fear of Child Sexuality

Author: Steven Angelides Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/08/2019

Continued public outcries over such issues as the presence of young models in sexually suggestive ads and occurrences of intimate relationships between teachers and students speak to one of the most controversial fears of our time: the entanglement of children and sexuality. In this book, Steven Angelides confronts that very fear, arguing that adult alarm over child sexualization often masks the sexuality of children. Angelides explores how emotional vocabularies of anxiety, shame, and even contempt not only dominate discussions of youth sexuality but also allow adults to avoid acknowledging the sexual agency of young people. Introducing case studies and trends from Australia, the United Kingdom, and North America, he challenges prevalent assumptions toward a variety of topics, among them sex education, age-of-consent laws, and technology-driven phenomena like sexting. Along the way, Angelides contends that an unwillingness to recognize the sexual agency that children possess results less in the protection of young people than in their marginalization.

The Fear of Child Sexuality

The Fear of Child Sexuality

Author: Steven Angelides Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/08/2019

Continued public outcries over such issues as the presence of young models in sexually suggestive ads and occurrences of intimate relationships between teachers and students speak to one of the most controversial fears of our time: the entanglement of children and sexuality. In this book, Steven Angelides confronts that very fear, arguing that adult alarm over child sexualization often masks the sexuality of children. Angelides explores how emotional vocabularies of anxiety, shame, and even contempt not only dominate discussions of youth sexuality but also allow adults to avoid acknowledging the sexual agency of young people. Introducing case studies and trends from Australia, the United Kingdom, and North America, he challenges prevalent assumptions toward a variety of topics, among them sex education, age-of-consent laws, and technology-driven phenomena like sexting. Along the way, Angelides contends that an unwillingness to recognize the sexual agency that children possess results less in the protection of young people than in their marginalization.

The Science of Intimate Relationships

The Science of Intimate Relationships

Author: Garth J. O. Fletcher, Jeffry A. Simpson, Lorne Campbell, Nickola C. Overall Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/08/2019

Provides a unique interdisciplinary approach to the science of intimate human relationships This newly updated edition of a popular text is the first to present a full-blooded interdisciplinary and theoretically coherent approach to the latest scientific findings relating to human sexual relationships. Written by recognized leaders in the field in a style that is rigorous yet accessible, it looks beyond the core knowledge in social and evolutionary psychology to incorporate material and perspectives from cognitive science (including brain-imaging studies), developmental psychology, anthropology, comparative psychology, clinical psychology, genetic research, sociology, and biology. Written by an international team of acclaimed experts in the field, The Science of Intimate Relationships offers a wealth of thought-provoking ideas and insights into the science behind the initiation, maintenance, and termination of romantic relationships. The 2nd Edition features two new chapters on health and relationships, and friends and family, both of which shed new light on the complex links among human nature, culture, and romantic love. It covers key topics such as mate selection, attachment theory, love, communication, sex, relationship dissolution, violence, mind-reading, and the relationship brain. Provides a coherent and theoretically integrative approach to the subject of intimate relationships Offers an interdisciplinary perspective that looks beyond social and evolutionary psychology to many other scientific fields of study Includes two new chapters on 'Relationships and Health' and 'Friends and Family', added in response to feedback from professors who have used the textbook with their classes Presented by recognized leaders in the field of relationships Features PowerPoint slides and an online Teaching Handbook The Science of Intimate Relationships, 2nd Edition is designed for upper-level undergraduate students of human sexuality, psychology, anthropology, and other related fields.

Masculine Scenarios

Masculine Scenarios

Author: Mariam Alizade Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/07/2019

'Human identity, sexual identity, primary and secondary identification, object choice, narcissism - all of these lie on a continuum with homosexuality, transsexualism, transvestism, heterosexuality and asexuality. Concepts on sexuality and gender are outlined anew in an interplay of theoretical and clinical networks, with the aim of increasing t

The Embodied Female

The Embodied Female

Author: Mariam Alizade Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/07/2019

The Embodied Female is the first volume of this series for the Committee on Women and Psychoanalysis of the International Psychoanalytical Association. This book brings together highly original and insightful contributions from an international group of renowned psychoanalaysts.

Studies on Femininity

Studies on Femininity

Author: Mariam Alizade Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/07/2019

Studies on Feminity is the second volume in a unique series edited by the author for the Committee on Women and Psychoanalysis of the International Psychoanalytical Association. Providing a forum for exploration and discussion of diverse issues relating to gender constructs, sexuality, and sexual identity, the series brings together an int

Perversion

Perversion

Author: Robert J. Stoller Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/07/2019

This book focuses on the subject of the development of masculinity and femininity. It shows that the perverse scene aims not only at denying castration, but also at securing a more solid basis for a jeopardized sexual identity.

The Reproductive Industry

The Reproductive Industry

Author: Jane Adams Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/07/2019

Since 1978, when the first babies conceived through in vitro fertilization (IVF) were born in the UK and India, assisted reproduction has become a global industry. In The Reproductive Industry: Intimate Experiences and Global Processes the contributors reflect on the global dimensions of IVF and assisted reproductive technologies, examining how people have used these technologies to create diverse family forms, including gay, lesbian, and transgender parenthood and complex configurations of genetic, gestational, and social parenthood. This edited collection examines how IVF and other reproductive technologies have and have not circulated around the globe; how reproductive technologies can be situated historically, nationally, locally, and culturally; and the ways in which culture, practices, regulations, norms, families, and kinship ties may be reinforced or challenged through the use of assisted reproduction.

Sexuality and Mind

Sexuality and Mind

Author: Janine Chasseguet-Smirgel Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/07/2019

This book examines the role of the Oedipus complex in the psyche and relates it to urgent issues of social life, historical and current. It discusses the theory of sexual phallic monism and its most important consequences, and some essential points of Freud's work on female sexuality.

Female Sexuality

Female Sexuality

Author: Janine Chasseguet-Smirgel Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/07/2019

This book examines the theories of female sexuality, using the Freudian and non-Freudian approach to the unconscious. It emphasise on what in the psychoanalytic image of man matters most. The book helps fill a long-apparent need for authoritative analyses in feminine psychology and sexual identity.