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Discovering human sexuality

Author: Simon LeVay; Janice I Baldwin; John D Baldwin
Publisher: Sunderland, Massachusetts : Sinauer Associates, Inc. Publishers, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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Discovering Human Sexuality is an evidence-based, accessible introduction to the study of sexuality and the diverse ways in which it brings joys and challenges to our lives.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon LeVay; Janice I Baldwin; John D Baldwin
ISBN: 9781605352756 1605352756
OCLC Number: 896806757
Description: xxv, 645 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Sexuality : pathways to understanding --
Women's bodies --
Men's bodies --
Sex, gender, and transgender --
Attraction, arousal, and response --
Sexual behavior --
Sexual relationships --
Fertility, pregnancy, and childbirth --
Contraception and abortion --
Sexuality across the life span : from birth to adolescence --
Sexuality across the life span : adulthood --
Sexual orientation --
Atypical sexuality --
Sexual disorders --
Sexually transmitted infections --
Sexual assault, harassment, and partner violence --
Sex as commodity --
Appendix A: Sex and evolution --
Appendix B: Sex and the nervous system.
Responsibility: Simon LeVay, West Hollywood, California, Janice Baldwin, University of California, Santa Barbara, John Baldwin, University of California, Santa Barbara.

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