Encyclopedia of Sex and Sexuality: Understanding Biology, Psychology, and Culture [2 volumes]

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Heather L. Armstrong
ABC-CLIO, Mar 1, 2021 - Psychology - 859 pages

The broad topic of sex—encompassing subjects as varied as sexuality, sexual and gender identity, abortion, and such crimes as sexual assault—is one of the most controversial in American society today. This two-volume encyclopedic set provides readers with more than 450 entries on the subject, offering a comprehensive overview of major sexuality issues in American and global culture.

Themes that run throughout the volumes include sexual health and reproduction, sexual identity and orientation, sexual behaviors and expression, the history of sex and sexology, and sex and society. Entries cover a breadth of subjects, such as the major contributors to the field of sexology; the biological, psychological, and cultural dimensions of sex and sexuality; and how the modern-day political climate and the government play a major role in determining attitudes and beliefs about sex. Written in clear, jargon-free language, this set is ideal for high school and undergraduate students as well as general readers.

 

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Contents

Maltz Hierarchy
398
Marriage
400
Marriage CrossCultural Comparison of
403
Masculinity
405
Mastectomy
408
Masters William H
409
Masters and Johnson FourStage Model of Sexual Response
411
Masturbation
414

Abstinence
16
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome AIDS
17
Adolescent Sexuality
20
Adrenarche
22
Adultery
23
Advertising Sex in
25
Advocate The
26
Afterplay
27
Age of Consent
29
Agender
30
American Association of Sexuality Educators Counselors and Therapists AASECT
32
Anal Intercourse
33
Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome
34
Androgens
36
Androgyny
39
Andropause
41
Anorgasmia
43
Antigay Prejudice
44
Aphrodisiac
46
Arousal
48
Artificial Insemination
50
Asexuality
52
Assisted Reproductive Technology
53
Association of Black Sexologists and Clinicians
55
Attachment Theory of Love
57
Bacterial Vaginosis
59
Barrier Contraceptive Methods
60
Basson Rosemary
62
BDSM
63
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
66
Benjamin Harry
68
Bigender
69
Binary Gender System
71
Biological Sex
72
Biological Theories of Sexual Orientation
73
Biphobia
75
Birth Control Pills EstrogenProgestin
76
Birth Control Pills ProgestinOnly
78
Bisexuality
79
Black Sexuality
81
Born This Way Foundation
84
Bornstein Kate
85
Breast Female
87
Breast Cancer
89
Breastfeeding
91
Bulbourethral Glands
93
Castration
95
Casual Sex
96
Celibacy
98
Cervical Cancer
99
Cervical Cap
101
Cervical Mucus Method
102
Cervix
103
Chancroid
104
Cheating and Infidelity
106
Child Sexual Abuse
108
Childhood Gender Nonconformity
110
Childhood Sexuality
112
Chlamydia
114
Chromosomal Sex
115
Circumcision
116
Cisgender
118
Civil Union
119
Clitoris
120
Colposcopy
122
Coming Out
123
Commission on Obscenity and Pornography
125
Communication Sexual
126
Companionate Love
128
Compulsivity Sexual
129
Conception
131
Condoms Female Receptive
133
Condoms Male Insertive
134
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
136
Consummate Love
138
Contraception
139
Contraceptive Implant
141
Contraceptive Injectables
143
Contraceptive Patch
144
Date Rape
147
Dating
149
Dating CrossCultural Comparison of
152
Demisexuality
156
Dental Dam
157
Desire
158
Desire Models of
160
Desire Discrepancy
161
Desire Disorders
162
DHEA
163
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM
165
Diamond Milton
166
Diaphragm
168
Disabilities Sexual Function and
169
Dodson Betty
172
Dont Ask Dont Tell
173
Double Standards Sexual
175
Douching
176
Down Low
178
Drag
180
Dysmenorrhea
182
Dyspareunia
184
Ejaculation
187
Ellis Albert
188
Ellis Henry Havelock
190
Emergency Contraception
192
Endometriosis
193
Endometrium
195
Epididymis
196
Erectile Dysfunction
198
Erectile Dysfunction Drugs
199
Erection
200
Erogenous Zones
203
Erotophilia and Erotophobia
204
Essure Coil
207
Estrogen
208
Evolutionary Perspectives on Gender and Sexual Behavior
209
Exhibitionism
211
Extramarital Sex
212
Fallopian Tubes
215
Family Planning Clinics
216
Fantasy Sexual and Erotic
218
FaustoSterling Anne
220
Feinberg Leslie
221
Female Ejaculation
222
Female Genital Cutting
224
Female Sexuality
226
Femininity
227
Feminist Theory
229
Fertility
230
Fertility Awareness Methods of Contraception
234
Fertility Drugs
235
Fetishism
237
5AlphaReductase Deficiency
239
Fluidity Gender
241
Fluidity Sexual
243
FollicleStimulating Hormone
245
Foreplay
246
Foreskin
248
Foucault Michel
249
Freud Sigmund
251
Friends with Benefits
253
Frotteurism
254
FTMInternational
255
Galactorrhea
257
Gay Affirmative Therapy
258
Gay Rights Movement
259
GayStraight Alliance GSA
262
Gender
264
Gender Diversity
266
Gender Dysphoria
269
Gender Expression
271
Gender Identity
272
Gender Identity Development
274
Gender Roles Socialization and
276
Gender Transition
277
GenderPAC
279
Genderqueer
280
Genital Dysphoria
282
Genital Warts
284
GLAAD
286
Health Professionals Advancing LGBTQ Equality
288
GLSEN Gay Lesbian and Straight Education Network
289
Gonorrhea
290
Grafenberg Spot GSpot
292
Green Jamison
293
Gynecomastia
295
Hepatitis
297
Herpes
298
Heterosexism
300
Heterosexuality
302
Hirschfeld Magnus
304
Homophobia
305
Homophobia Internalized
307
Homosexuality
309
Hooker Evelyn
312
Hookup Culture
314
Hormone Replacement Therapy
315
Hot Flashes
317
Human Immunodeficiency Virus HIV
319
Human Papillomavirus HPV
320
Hyde Amendment
324
Hymen
326
Hymenoplasty
327
Hypersexuality
329
Hypogonadism
332
Hysterectomy
334
Incest
337
Infertility
338
Intercourse
342
International Classification of Diseases Eleventh Revision ICD11
343
International Foundation for Gender Education IFGE
344
Intersexuality
346
Intimacy Sexual and Relational
348
Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection
350
Intrauterine Device IUD
351
Jealousy
353
Johnson Virginia
355
Jorgenson Christine
356
Joy of Sex The
358
Kama Sutra
361
Kaplan Helen Singer
362
Kaplans Triphasic Model
363
Kegel Exercises
366
Kellogg John Harvey
367
Kink
368
Kinsey Alfred
370
Kinseys Continuum of Sexual Orientation
371
Kissing
374
Klinefelter Syndrome
375
KrafftEbing Richard von
376
Labia
379
Labiaplasty
380
Lees Theory of Love Styles
382
LeVay Simon
383
LGBTQ
385
Love
386
Lubricants
388
Luteinizing Hormone
389
Lymphogranuloma Venereum
391
MadonnaWhore Dichotomy
393
Male Sexuality
394
Mattachine Society
415
Media and Sexuality
417
Medical Treatment of Sex Offenders
420
Megans Law
422
Menarche
423
Menopause
424
Menstruation
426
Miller v California
428
Molluscum Contagiosum
429
Money John
430
Monogamy
431
Mutual Masturbation
432
National Center for Transgender Equality
435
National Health and Social Life Survey
436
National LGBTQ Task Force
438
National Organization for Women NOW
439
National Transgender Advocacy Coalition NTAC
441
Nocturnal Emissions
442
Nonbinary Gender Identities
443
Obstetrics and Gynecology
447
Oedipus Complex
450
Online Dating
452
Online Sexual Activity
454
Oophorectomy
456
Open Marriage
458
Oral Sex
460
Orchiectomy
462
Orgasm
464
Outing
467
OutofControl Sexual Behavior
469
Ova
471
Ova Donation
472
Ovarian Cancer
474
Ovaries
476
Ovulation
478
Oxytocin
479
Pansexuality
481
Pap Smear
483
Paraphilias
485
Passing
486
Pedophilia
488
Pelvic Floor Muscles
489
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease PID
490
Penile Cancer
492
Penis
493
Performance Anxiety
495
Perimenopause
496
Perineum
498
Pfizer Global Study of Sexual Attitudes and Behaviors
499
PFLAG
501
Pheromones
503
Phimosis
504
Physical Attractiveness
505
Planned Parenthood
507
Planned Parenthood v Casey
509
PLISSIT Model of Sex Therapy
510
Polyamory
512
Polyandry
515
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome PCOS
516
Polygamy
518
Polygyny
519
Pornography
521
Pornography Addiction
525
Preejaculate Fluid
527
Pregnancy
528
Premarital Sex
531
Premature Ejaculation
533
Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder PMDD
535
Premenstrual Syndrome PMS
536
Priapism
537
Progesterone
539
Pronoun Usage
540
Prostate
542
Prostate Cancer
543
Prostatectomy
545
Prostatitis
546
Prostitution
547
Psychosexual Therapy
550
Puberty
552
Puberty Delayed
554
Pubic Hair
555
Pubic Lice
557
Public Displays of Affection
559
Purity Pledges
560
Queer
563
Questioning
564
Rape
569
Rape Abuse and Incest National Network RAINN
571
Rape Shield Laws
572
Rape Trauma Syndrome
573
Reimer David
575
Religion Diversity of Human Sexuality and
576
Reparative Therapy
579
Reproductive Coercion
581
Retrograde Ejaculation
582
Roe v Wade
584
Roman Catholic Church Sexual Abuse Scandal
586
Romantic Attraction and Orientation
587
Safer Sex
589
SameSex Attraction and Behavior
590
SameSex Marriage
593
Sanger Margaret
594
Satcher David
596
Savage Dan
598
Scabies
599
Scrotum
601
Semen
602
Seminal Vesicles
603
Seminiferous Tubules
604
Sensate Focus
605
Serial Monogamy
607
Sex Chromosomes
608
Sex Differentiation of the Brain and Sexual Orientation
609
Sex Education
610
Sex Guilt
612
Sex Hormones
613
Sex Reassignment Surgery
616
Sex Tourism
617
Sex Toys
618
Sex Work
621
Sex Workers Male
623
Sexaholics Anonymous
624
Sexism
625
Sexology
627
Sexting
630
Sexual Abuse
631
Sexual Assault
634
Sexual Avoidance
635
Sexual Behavior in the Human Male and Sexual Behavior in the Human Female
636
Sexual Consent
637
Sexual Dimorphism
640
Sexual Disorders Female
643
Sexual Disorders Male
644
Sexual Dysfunction Treatment of
646
Sexual Expression
647
Sexual Harassment
649
Sexual Harassment in College
651
Sexual Harassment in Education
652
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
654
Sexual Health
655
Sexual Identity
657
Sexual Learning
659
Sexual Orientation
660
Sexual Revolution
663
Sexual Rights
665
Sexual Satisfaction
668
Sexual Script
670
Sexual Slavery
671
Sexuality across the Life Span
674
Sexuality among Older Adults
676
Sexuality among Younger Adults
678
Sexualization
680
Sexually Transmitted Infections STIs
681
Shepard Matthew
684
Slut Shaming
685
Smegma
687
Social Learning Theory Gender and
688
Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality SSSS
690
Sodomy Laws
691
Somnus Orgasm
693
Sperm
694
Spermicides
695
Sponge Contraceptive
697
StartStop Technique
698
Statutory Rape
699
Stereotypes Gender
700
Stereotypes Sexual
702
Sterilization
705
SternbergTMs Triangular Theory of Love
707
Stonewall Riots
708
StormsTMs Model of Sexual Orientation
710
Sugar Daddies and Sugar Babies
711
Surrogate Sexual
712
Surrogate Mothers
713
Swinging
715
Synthetic Hormones
716
Syphilis
719
Tantric Intercourse
723
Teen Pregnancy
724
Teena Brandon
726
Testicles
728
Testicular Cancer
729
Testing STI
731
Testosterone
732
Testosterone Replacement Therapy
734
Touching Sexual Arousal and
736
Transexual Menace
738
Transgender
739
Transphobia
741
Transsexual
742
Transvestite
744
Trichomoniasis
745
Tubal Ligation
749
Turner Syndrome
751
Tuskegee Syphilis Study
752
TwoSpirit
754
Ulrichs Karl
757
Unconsummated Marriage
758
Urethra
759
Uterine Cancer
760
Uterus
762
Vagina
765
Vaginal Lubrication
766
Vaginal Ring
767
Vaginal Secretions
768
Vaginismus
769
Vaginitis
771
Vas Deferens
774
Vasectomy
775
Victorian Era
777
Virginity
778
Voyeurism
781
Vulva
783
Vulvodynia
784
Withdrawal Method
787
World Professional Association for Transgender Health WPATH
788
X Chromosome
791
Y Chromosome
793
Yeast Infection Candidiasis
795
About the Editor and Contributors
799
Index
827

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Dr. Heather L. Armstrong is lecturer (assistant professor) in sexual health at the University of Southampton.

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