Bourbon Street, B-Drinking, and the Sexual Economy of Tourism
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Bourbon Street, B-Drinking, and the Sexual Economy of Tourism

This book is unique among scholarship on sexual economies, as long-term social research on the lives of sex workers rarely occurs. Bridging tourism studies, anthropology, and feminist jurisprudence, Demovic incorporates various sources, such as local news, legal documents, court cases, surveys, and ethnographic observations and interviews to offer a “thick description” of this sexual economy in the Gulf South. Ultimately, Demovic exp...

Same-Sex Partners: The Social Demography of Sexual Orientation
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Same-Sex Partners: The Social Demography of Sexual Orientation

Addressing the lack of understanding regarding the lives of same-sex couples, this book examines the sociodemographic characteristics of partnered gay men and lesbians. The authors draw on U.S. census data to present quantitative analyses of topics pertaining to gay men and lesbians that have previously been relatively unexamined or assessed mainly through qualitative studies. They explore where gay men and lesbians live, why they ch...

La force du désir
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La force du désir

270pages. in8. Broché. Toute notre société semble aujourd'hui envahie par le désir. Et pourtant sait-on encore séduire ? Et surtout continuer à séduire ? Nos envies de consommation ont fini par réduire au silence la plus élémentaire de toutes, celle de se rapprocher d'autrui, de créer une intimité. Certains vivent des unions désexuée. D'autres plongent dans le monde des désirs incontrôlés et incontr?, qui conduisent au harc?ment, aux...

Marriages and Families: Diversity and Change 8th Edition
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Marriages and Families: Diversity and Change 8th Edition

Examines personal belief systems and societal views Marriages and Families: Diversity and Change,(2 Downloads) 8/e, challenges students to examine their personal belief systems and societal views. Using an engaging narrative and sociological approach, the text integrates race, class, and gender into the discussion of family experiences. It guides students to make informed choices and decisions about their own marriage, family, and in...

Sex: The World's Favorite Pastime Fully Revealed
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Sex: The World's Favorite Pastime Fully Revealed

Sex: The World's Favorite Pastime Fully Revealed discusses in lively narrative the history and psychology of sex, telling its story throughout the millennia. Scientific information on the laws of attraction and how hormones, pheromones, and evolution have influenced human sexuality is complemented by practical information on contraception, health, and extensive hands-on how-to advice. The book takes an international view, exploring s...

Heinrich Kaan's "Psychopathia Sexualis" (1844): A Classic Text in the History of Sexuality
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Heinrich Kaan's "Psychopathia Sexualis" (1844): A Classic Text in the History of Sexuality

"The liminal status of the first Psychopathia Sexualis―its position near the end of a centuries-old mode of scholarly discourse and at the inauguration of a new disciplinary organization of knowledge―render Kaan's project interesting now in ways that it couldn’t be for its contemporary audience. What’s striking here―especially given the text is written in a language with liturgical and theological associations―is that Kaan begins and...

Same-Sex Parenting Research: A Critical Assessment
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Same-Sex Parenting Research: A Critical Assessment

In this extremely valuable and superbly researched volume everything you wanted to know about social science research and the issue of homosexual parenting can be found. Research on this topic is relatively new, for the simple reason that having numerous children being raised in same-sex households is relatively new. But for several decades now many folks have sought to claim that children fare just as well in homosexual households a...

Persuasion: Social Influence and Compliance Gaining; International Student Edition Ed 6
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Persuasion: Social Influence and Compliance Gaining; International Student Edition Ed 6

Now in its sixth edition, Persuasion: Social Influence and Compliance Gaining continues to boast an accessible voice and vibrant aesthetic that appeals to undergraduate students of communication, psychology, advertising, and marketing. In addition to presenting established theories and models, this text encourages students to develop and apply general conclusions about persuasion in real-world settings. Along the way, students are in...

New Frontiers in Men's Sexual Health
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New Frontiers in Men's Sexual Health (Sex, Love, and Psychology)

An internationally known physician presents here the most comprehensive medical information regarding normal sexual functioning and the various sexual problems that affect men, most dramatically erectile dysfunction. An up-to-date guide for the layman, Dr. Hanash's perspective provides readers with scientific information to help solve sexual problems for men, improve their sexual performance, and enhance their lovemaking capabilities...