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Why women have sex : understanding sexual motivation, from adventure to revenge (and everything in between)

Author: Cindy M Meston; David M Buss
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2010, ©2009.
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WOMEN'S STUDIES. Why do women have sex? Is it purely for pleasure or the desire to reproduce? Cindy Meston and David Buss investigate the underlying sexual desires of women and identify 237 distinct motivations for sex. Drawing on more than a thousand intensive interviews conducted solely for the book, as well as their pioneering research on physiological response and evolutionary emotions, Meston and Buss give us a  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cindy M Meston; David M Buss
ISBN: 9780099546634 0099546639
OCLC Number: 765601471
Description: xxii, 306 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Cindy Meston and David Buss.

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Why do women have sex? Is it purely for pleasure or the desire to reproduce? This title intends to investigate the underlying sexual desires of women and identify 237 distinct motivations for sex. It  Read more...

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"The most thorough taxonomy of sexual motivation ever compiled" -- John Tierney New York Times "A fascinating and often extraordinary exploration of the psychology and biology of sexual behaviour" Read more...

 
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