Taking sides: Clashing views on controversial issues in human sexuality

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Dushkin Pub. Group/Brown & Benchmark, 1996 - Psychology - 310 pages
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[The book] is a debate-style reader designed to introduce students to controversies in human sexuality. The readings, which represent the arguments of leading social commentators, educators, and sexologists, reflect a variety of viewpoints and have been selected for their liveliness and substance and because of their value in a debate framework. -Back cover. [The editor has] gathered 38 lively and thoughtful statements by articulate advocates on opposite sides of a variety of sexuality-related questions. -Pref.

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User Review  - antiquary - LibraryThing

This remains a standard textbook, and I suspect later versions add more issues and perhaps different opinions about them, but this version is god from my point of view. The issues are serious issues ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jthierer - LibraryThing

Good overview of international issues. I would say my main complaint was the variation in quality of the essays. Some of them were very persuasive and tailored to the question at hand, others were rambling or only tangentially related to the issue. Read full review


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