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Sex for life : from virginity to Viagra, how sexuality changes throughout our lives

Author: John D DeLamater; Laura M Carpenter
Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, New York [New York] : New York University Press, 2014. [2012]
Series: Intersections (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : [Enhanced Credo edition]View all editions and formats
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An edited collection of original empirical contributions united through its use of a distinctive, cutting-edge theoretical framework, Sex for Life critically examines sexuality across the entire lifespan.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
x, 363 pages : illustrations
(DLC) 2011044700
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John D DeLamater; Laura M Carpenter
ISBN: 9781784024826 1784024821
OCLC Number: 879218111
Description: 1 online resource (27 entries) : 41 images.
Contents: Acknowledgments --
PART I. Studying Sexualities over the Life Course --
Introduction: Sexualities over the Life Course: The Development of a Perspective --
John DeLamater and Laura M. Carpenter --
1 Studying Gendered Sexualities over the Life Course: A Conceptual Framework --
Laura M. Carpenter and John DeLamater --
PART II. Sexualities in Childhood and Adolescence --
2 Childhood Sexuality: Exploring Culture as Context --
Jeffry W. Thigpen --
3 Sexuality Development in Adolescence --
Stephen T. Russell, Kali S. Van Campen, and Joel A. Muraco --
4 The Life Course Consequences of Childhood Sexual Assault: Effects on Relationship Formation and Intimate Violence across Relationships --
Kristin Carbone-Lopez --
PART III. Sexualities from Young Adulthood through Midlife --
5. A Meta-Analysis on the Relationship between Parental Divorce Family Structures and Adolescents' Attitudes and Behaviors Regarding Premarital Intercourse --
William Jeynes --
6 Hooking Up and Opting Out: Negotiating Sex in the First Year of College --
Lisa Wade and Caroline Heldman --
7 The Symbolic Power of Civil Marriage on the Sexual Life Histories of Gay Men --
Adam Isaiah Green --
PART IV. Turning Points throughout the Life Course --
8 U.S. Colonialism, Migration, and Sexualities: The Filipino American Case --
Yen Le Espiritu --
9 Starting Over: Dating Risks and Sexual Health among Midlife Women after Relationship Dissolution --
Bronwen Lichtenstein --
10 Secrets and Magic Pills: Constructing Masculinity and Sexual "Normal" Following Spinal Cord Injury --
Alexis A. Bender --
PART V. Sexualities from Midlife to Later Life --
11 Reproductive History as Social Context: Exploring How Women Talk about Menopause and Sexuality at Midlife --
Heather E. Dillaway --
12 Sexual Expression over the Life Course: Results from Three Landmark Surveys --
Aniruddha Das, Linda J. Waite, and Edward O. Laumann --
13 Exploring Embodied Aging and Ageism among Old Lesbians and Gay Men --
Kathleen F. Slevin and Christine E. Mowery --
14 Pleasure in Old Age --
Meika Loe --
PART VI. Conclusion --
15 Toward an Interdisciplinary Science of Lifelong Sexualities for the Twenty-First Century --
John DeLamater and Laura M. Carpenter --
Bibliography --
About the Contributors.
Series Title: Intersections (New York, N.Y.)
Other Titles: From virginity to Viagra, how sexuality changes throughout our lives
Responsibility: edited by Laura M. Carpenter and John DeLamater.

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