Gender Issues in Ethnography by Carol A.B. Warren

By Carol A.B. Warren

This Second Edition summarizes the cutting-edge of gender matters in fieldwork either in anthropology and sociology. Warren exhibits how the researcher's gender impacts either the fieldwork relationships and the creation of ethnography. The authors concentration is extra empirical than theoretical; utilizing literature on gender and ethnography, including their very own reports as ladies ethnographers, they specialize in ways that researchers characterize those reviews via narrative.

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Everything You Never Wanted Your Kids to Know About Sex (But by Justin Richardson

By Justin Richardson

If you’ve ever attempted to inform your six-year-old how infants are made or your fourteen-year-old how condoms paintings, you recognize that grappling with telling your children approximately intercourse could be a sweat-drenched workout. however it doesn’t must be. Everything You by no means sought after your children to grasp approximately intercourse (But have been Afraid They’d Ask) is a one of a kind survival consultant that can assist you remain sane via each degree of your child’s sexual improvement. After interviewing rankings of oldsters and examining many years of clinical learn, nationally revered, Harvard-trained physicians percentage their services during this brilliantly insightful, sensible, and hilarious publication that has quick turn into the best source for fogeys of tots to young people. This essential advisor covers the entire bases, including:

• what to anticipate at each one level of your child’s improvement and the way you could impression it from start onward
• What to inform your children at all ages approximately intercourse and the way to get the dialog going
• What to do while your five-year-old turns up bare with the lady round the corner, your little one is rubbing on her teddy undergo, or your six-year-old walks in on you having sex
• the best way to steer clear of pointless clashes together with your middle-schooler whereas dealing with privateness, crushes, and what to wear
• tips to motivate your teen to exploit birth control with out encouraging her to have intercourse, and the way to assist her decide upon the strategy that’s top for her

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The Complete Kama Sutra : The First Unabridged Modern by V?tsy?yana

By V?tsy?yana

This definitive quantity is the 1st smooth translation of Vatsyayana's Kama Sutra to incorporate crucial commentaries: the Jayamangala of Yashodhara and the fashionable Hindi statement via Devadatta Shastri. Alain Danilou spent 4 years evaluating models of the Kama Sutra in Sanskrit, Hindi, Bengali, and English, drawing on his intimate event of India, to maintain the whole explicitness of the unique. i needed to demystify India, he writes, to teach interval of significant civilization, of excessive tradition, is forcibly a interval of significant liberty. 

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Inside the American Couple: New Thinking, New Challenges by Marilyn Yalom, Laura Carstensen, Estelle Freedman, Barbara

By Marilyn Yalom, Laura Carstensen, Estelle Freedman, Barbara Gulpi

The most primary human urges is to shape a couple. regardless of many developments that threaten conventional marriage or even make dedicated cohabitation not easy, only a few humans pass though maturity with out a minimum of one long dating, and as much as 90 percentage of usa citizens marry at least one time of their lives. This pioneering quantity attracts cognizance to matters that question the unstated conventional practices underlying coupling in the United States. In it, a few of latest such a lot cutting edge feminist students give some thought to the dramatic adjustments have skilled during the last fifty years, comparable to the proliferation of divorce, the rise in ethnically-mixed relationships, the preponderance of older undefined, and the recent visibility of same-sex unions.Approaching their topic from more than a few disciplines, the authors discover the couple as a permanent paradigm for human relationships, regardless of the adjustments in ideology and perform that have skilled over the years. The essays delve into such matters because the ancient roots of recent marriage, the hot phenomenon of lesbian and homosexual dedication ceremonies, the house as a office and a spot of safe haven, and the stresses that flip a contented marriage into an unsatisfied one. One bankruptcy explodes the parable that feminists are answerable for the excessive prevalence of divorce, whereas one other makes a speciality of the monetary worthy of the spouse after the dying of a long-standing marriage.Taken jointly, those essays impart a deep and intricate photograph of the demanding situations dealing with in our time. The very important and interesting narratives express that even if nervous our society can be within the face of dissolving marriages and dysfunctional households, will proceed to shape the bedrock of yankee society within the twenty-first century.

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Mindfulness and Acceptance for Gender and Sexual Minorities: by Matthew D. Skinta PhD ABPP

By Matthew D. Skinta PhD ABPP

As extra clinicians educate in mindfulness and acceptance-based treatments, the call for for abilities particularly for treating varied consumers grows. during this much-needed edited quantity, you’ll locate evidence-based thoughts for treating gender and sexual minorities with recognition and compassion for higher therapy outcomes.

Gender and sexual minorities face distinctive matters and, in line with learn, are literally likely to wish and search healing aid as a result of larger degrees of mental misery. yet examine additionally indicates that many psychologists and therapists don't feel thoroughly knowledgeable or efficacious discussing issues relating to sexuality and gender in scientific perform. This publication will deal with this crucial hole with evidence-based and best-practice interventions and applications.

Mindfulness and recognition for Gender and Sexual Minorities bargains a couple of useful innovations inside of a contextual behavioral technology framework, together with mindfulness and acceptance-based interventions, compassion-focused remedy (CFT), recognition and dedication remedy (ACT), relational body concept (RFT), and extra. With chapters on stigma, disgrace, relationships, and parenting, this booklet could be a worthy source for all therapists.

If you’re a clinician, you recognize the continuing want for state-of-the-art, potent ways for treating various consumers. With this advisor, you’ll know about the original program of contextual behavioral ways as they relate particularly to the reviews of gender and sexual minorities, and believe larger outfitted to aid all your consumers paintings towards happiness and health.

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50 Great Myths of Human Sexuality by Pepper Schwartz, Martha Kempner

By Pepper Schwartz, Martha Kempner

50 nice Myths of Human Sexualityseeks to dispel often authorized myths and misunderstandings surrounding human sexuality, supplying an enlightening, attention-grabbing and not easy publication that covers the fifty parts the author's think members needs to comprehend to have a secure, enjoyable and fit intercourse life.

Dispels/Explores more often than not permitted myths and misunderstandings surrounding human sexuality.

Includes comparisons to different nations and cultures exploring diverse ideals and the way societies can impression perceptions.

Areas mentioned contain: pre-marital intercourse, masturbation, sexual ailments, myth, pornography, relationships, birth control, and feelings resembling jealousy, physique photograph lack of confidence, passionate love and sexual aggression.

Covers either heterosexual and same-sex relationships.

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Queer Politics and Sexual Modernity in Taiwan by Hans Tao-Ming Huang

By Hans Tao-Ming Huang

This publication delineates the historical past and politics of gender and sexuality on account that postwar Taiwan. monitoring the interface among queerness and nationwide tradition, it underscores the imbrications of male homosexuality, prostitution and feminism in the modernizing method and provides a trenchant critique of the violence of sexual modernity.

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Armed Forces: Masculinity and Sexuality in the American War by Robert Eberwein

By Robert Eberwein

In conflict motion pictures, the portrayal of deep friendships among males is typical. Given the sexually apprehensive nature of the yankee mind's eye, such bonds are frequently interpreted as sporting a homoerotic subtext. In militia , Robert Eberwein argues that an multiplied notion of masculinity and sexuality is important on the way to comprehend extra absolutely the intricacy of those excessive and emotional human relationships. Drawing on various examples from silent motion pictures akin to What fee Glory and Wings to sound period works just like the Deer Hunter, Platoon, 3 Kings, and Pearl Harbor , he indicates how shut readings of conflict motion pictures, fairly relating to their cultural contexts, show that depictions of straight love, together with these in romantic triangles, truly support to outline and make clear the nonsexual nature of male love. The publication additionally explores the frustrating features of masculinity and sexuality while threatened by means of wounds, as within the top Years of Our Lives, and considers the complicated and protracted analogy among guns and the male physique, as in complete steel Jacket and Saving deepest Ryan .

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Skin City: Behind the Scenes of the Las Vegas Sex Industry by Jack Sheehan

By Jack Sheehan

Part exposé, half x-rated commute advisor -- the final word insider's examine America's grownup playground

Vegas. it is a position the place Midwestern develop into uninhibited swingers, the place shy schoolgirls morph into horny strippers pulling in $1,000 an evening, and the place randy travelers come to attain at greater than simply blackjack and craps. What occurs the following, remains right here -- and Vegas nightlife is warmer than it is ever been before.

In Skin City, journalist and longtime Vegas resident Jack Sheehan is going past the brilliant lighting fixtures to discover the darkish thrills of the city's intercourse undefined. either lurid and interesting, here's an unabashed examine the stripping, swinging, hustling, and hooking that experience became a wilderness gaming city into the world's capital of lascivious leisure. yet greater than a no-holds-barred exposé, Sheehan's Skin City deals a connoisseur's catalogue of the place to head for readers whose tastes run to the erotic -- with every little thing from necessary guidelines from lap dancers, name ladies, and vice law enforcement officials to porn famous person Jenna Jameson's checklist of her favourite Vegas strip clubs.

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Sur Racine by Roland Barthes

By Roland Barthes

Ce que Racine exprime immédiatement, c’est donc l’aliénation, ce n’est pas le désir. Ceci est évident si l’on research l. a. sexualité racinienne, qui est de scenario plus que de nature. Dans Racine, le sexe est lui-même soumis à l. a. scenario fondamentale des figures tragiques entre elles, qui est une relation de force.Le sexe est un privilège tragique dans l. a. mesure où il est le most desirable attribut du conflit originel : ce ne sont pas les sexes qui font le conflit, c’est le conflit qui définit les sexes.Roland Barthes (1915-1980)Écrivain, critique, essayiste, Roland Barthes a élaboré une pensée critique singulière en consistent discussion avec les discours théoriques de son temps et en rupture avec les discours institués. los angeles ambitious querelle entre Anciens et Modernes qui suivit l. a. ebook du Sur Racine en 1963 atteste le rôle fondamental qu’il joua au sein des grandes ruptures opérées par los angeles pensée contemporaine. Il est notamment l’auteur du Degré zéro de l’écriture (1953) et de Fragments d’un discours amoureux (1977).

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