The perfect balance between science and pedagogy. Human Sexuality in a World of Diversity, 7e examines the rich diversity found in human sexuality and helps students develop their own opinions by promoting critical thinking skills, personal sexual health awareness, and responsible decision-making. Firmly rooted in science, the text systematically encourages students to apply the research to their own lives.
New edition of a text that incorporates a multicultural, multiethnic perspective reflecting the diversity of sexual experience in our society and around the world. It incorporates a new feature entitled "In the New Millennium" that highlights the way these experiences are being transformed as we cross into the 21st century. Twenty chapters discuss human sexuality; research methods; anatomy and physiology; arousal and response; gender identity and roles; attraction and love; relationships and communications; techniques, behavior patterns, orientations, dysfunctions, transmitted infections, atypical sexual variations, coercion, and commercial sex; sexuality in childhood, adolescence, and adulthood; conception, pregnancy, childbirth, contraception, and abortion; and making responsible sexual decisions. Includes color photographs and illustrations. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)