Perspectives in Human Sexuality
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Perspectives in Human Sexuality by John Scott
Book DescriptionPerspectives in Human Sexuality is an authoritative and critical overview of key debates, research findings and theories in the important area of sex and sexuality. Written in a clear and accessible style, controversial issues are discussed in an informative and fair, balanced manner. With its sociological orientation, Perspectives in Human Sexuality employs a range of empirical and theoretical resources, including those which utilise scientific, medical, historical and ethical knowledge in order to elucidate the critical issues affecting contemporary life. This is the first textbook written especially for undergraduate students to offer a detailed and comprehensive introduction to sex and sexuality from an Australian and New Zealand perspective. Examines controversial issues such as sex and age, sex work and gay, lesbian and queer sex in a fair and balanced manner Leading Australian and New Zealand authors in the field of sex and sexuality have contributed to the book. They have written in a clear, concise manner for the least experienced reader Each chapter provides an overview section and summary, questions to encourage reflective approaches to the topic, a glossary of key words and concepts, and a further reading section including details of websites, associations and journals The book deals with sexuality from an Australasian perspective, addressing the specific concerns and interests of an Australasian audience, providing it with a unique standing in the current market
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195517019
(245mm x 170mm x 20mm)
Imprint: OUP Australia and New Zealand
Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia
Publish Date: 3-Dec-2004
Country of Publication: Australia
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