• Auteur: Madonna
  • ISBN: 9780436270840
  • Date de sortie: 1992-01
  • Collection: Harvill Secker
  • Total Download: 2008
  • Total Read: 6097

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Masters of Sex

  • Auteur: Thomas Maier
  • ISBN: 0465044999
  • Date de sortie: 2013-07-02
  • Collection: Basic Books
  • Total Download: 8550
  • Total Read: 1875

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Now a New Showtime Original Series Showtime's dramatic series Masters of Sex, starring Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan, is based on this real-life story of sex researchers William Masters and Virginia Johnson. Before Sex and the City and ViagraTM, America relied on Masters and Johnson to teach us everything we needed to know about what goes on in the bedroom. Convincing hundreds of men and women to shed their clothes and copulate, the pair were the nation’s top experts on love and intimacy. Highlighting interviews with the notoriously private Masters and the ambitious Johnson, critically acclaimed biographer Thomas Maier shows how this unusual team changed the way we all thought about, talked about, and engaged in sex while they simultaneously tried to make sense of their own relationship. Entertaining, revealing, and beautifully told, Masters of Sex sheds light on the eternal mysteries of desire, intimacy, and the American psyche.

Sex as a Political Variable

  • Auteur: Richard Seltzer (Ph. D.)
  • ISBN: 9781555877361
  • Date de sortie: 1997
  • Collection: Lynne Rienner Publishers
  • Total Download: 1077
  • Total Read: 8424

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Though women constitute 52 percent of US voters, only 10 percent of the members of Congress and one of the 50 state governors are women. This book presents research and analysis on women as both candidates and voters in US politics, using numerous empirical sources of data.

Sex and Dehumanization

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  • ISBN: 9781412833936
  • Date de sortie: 1998
  • Collection: Transaction Publishers
  • Total Download: 8875
  • Total Read: 3713

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During the past quarter century, Holbrook argues, not only has the concept of sex become increasingly separated from the rest of existence, but sex casualties have increased disastrously. Whatever statistics one examines, whether those of sexual activity among young children, abortion, or sexual disease, one finds a grim antidote to any hopes of progress in the sphere of human dealings with the sexual. Holbrook locates many of the problems involved in this separation of sex and affection in the emergence of the idea that our lives are governed by impersonal forces beyond human control.

The Evolution of Sex

  • Auteur: John Maynard Smith
  • ISBN: 9780521293020
  • Date de sortie: 1978-08-24
  • Collection: CUP Archive
  • Total Download: 6937
  • Total Read: 9751

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In this account, Professor Maynard Smith considers the question of why organisms reproduce sexually and considers the selective forces responsible.

Sex and Reason

  • Auteur: Richard A. POSNER
  • ISBN: 9780674802803
  • Date de sortie: 1994-01
  • Collection: Harvard University Press
  • Total Download: 3168
  • Total Read: 5457

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Explores the complex history of human sexuality from ancient Greece to modern Sweden and contends that, although sexual drives and orientations are biological in nature, much of individual sexuality is determined through self-interested choices.

Sex and Gender Issues

  • Auteur: Carole A. Beere
  • ISBN: 9780313274626
  • Date de sortie: 1990
  • Collection: Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Total Download: 4183
  • Total Read: 9502

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Beere has written another useful reference book. This latest is actually a continuation of "Gender Roles: A Handbook of Tests and Measures" (Greenwood Press, 1990). . . . This book] identifies 197 tests on many different topics including sexuality, pregnancy and childbirth, contraception and abortion, and eating disorders. . . . Students and faculty will find Sex and Gender Issues worthwhile and easy to use. Highly recommended for four-year college and university libraries. "Choice" This handbook is a companion volume to Beere's "Gender Roles: A Handbook of Tests and Measures," which describes 211 measures pertaining to gender roles and attitudes toward gender-related issues. "Sex and Gender Issues" extends the "Gender Roles'" coverage, describing 197 scales usable in research and applied settings. The measures relate to the following topics: heterosocial relations, sexuality, contraception and abortion, pregnancy and childbirth, somatic issues, homosexuality, rape and sexual coercion, family violence, body image and appearance, eating disorders, and other scales. In preparing these handbooks, Beere thoroughly searched the literature in psychology, sociology, education, and related disciplines and identified 1,450 measures. For this handbook, she selected 197 measures that are relevant, have evidence of reliability or validity, and were used in more than one published article or ERIC document. If a scale did not satisfy these criteria, but its development is the focus of an article or ERIC document, it is included. Unusual scales and those pertaining to a topic that would otherwise receive inadequate coverage are included as well. The scale descriptions follow a standard format that includes information such as title, author or authors listed in the earliest publication mentioning the scale, earliest date that the scale was mentioned in a publication, variable measured, type of instrument, description, sample items, previous subjects and appropriate subjects, information regarding reliability and validity, and a listing of published studies that used the measure. "Sex and Gender Issues" is the most up-to-date compendium of these tests and measures and will be welcomed by social science researchers, students, and teachers. It is a necessary addition to university libraries, research centers, and to the private collection of researchers in relevant areas.
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