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  1. Sex/Gender

    Biology in a Social World

    By Anne Fausto-Sterling

    Series: The Routledge Series Integrating Science and Culture

    Sex/Gender presents a relatively new way to think about how biological difference can be produced over time in response to different environmental and social experiences. This book gives a clearly written explanation of the biological and cultural underpinnings of gender. Anne Fausto-Sterling...

    Published April 16th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Introducing the New Sexuality Studies

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Steven Seidman, Nancy Fischer

    Breaking new ground, both substantively and stylistically, Introducing the New Sexuality Studies, Second Edition offers students and academics an engaging, thought-provoking introduction and overview of the social study of sexualities. Its central premise is to explore the social construction...

    Published February 13th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Handbook of Sexuality-Related Measures

    3rd Edition

    By Terri D. Fisher, Clive M. Davis, William L. Yarber, Sandra L. Davis

    This classic and invaluable reference Handbook, written for sex researchers and their students, has now been completely revised in a new edition complete with its own companion website. It remains the only easy and efficient way for researchers to learn about, evaluate, and compare...

    Published August 11th 2010 by Routledge

  4. The State of Sex

    Tourism, Sex and Sin in the New American Heartland

    By Barbara G. Brents, Crystal A. Jackson, Kathryn Hausbeck

    Series: Contemporary Sociological Perspectives

    The State of Sex is a study of Nevada’s brothels that situates the nation's only legal brothel industry in the political economy of contemporary tourism. Nevada is part of the "new American heartland," as its pastimes, people, and politics have become more central to the nation. The rise of a...

    Published December 15th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Sexuality

    3rd Edition

    By Jeffrey Weeks

    Series: Key Ideas

    For over twenty years, Sexuality has provided a cutting edge introduction to debates about sexualities, gender, and intimate life. Previous editions included pioneering discussions of the historical shaping of sexuality, identity politics, the rise of fundamentalism, the social impact of AIDS, the...

    Published September 27th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Sex For Sale

    Prostitution, Pornography, and the Sex Industry, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Ronald Weitzer

    This groundbreaking collection of essays on the sex industry contains original studies on sex work, its risks and benefits, and its political implications. Sex for Sale covers areas not commonly researched, including gay and lesbian pornography, telephone sex workers, customers of...

    Published July 27th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Human Sexuality

    Biological, Psychological, and Cultural Perspectives

    By Anne Bolin, Patricia Whelehan

    Human Sexuality: Biological, Psychological, and Cultural Perspectives is a unique textbook that provides a complete analysis of this crucial aspect of life around the world. Utilizing viewpoints across cultural and national boundaries, and deftly weaving evolutionary and psychological perspectives,...

    Published March 25th 2009 by Routledge