Perspectives in Human Sexuality

Scott, John & Hawkes, Gail (2004) Perspectives in Human Sexuality. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic.

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Abstract

This book is an overview of key debates, research findings and theories in the area of sex and sexuality. Controversial issues are discussed in an informative and fair, balanced manner. With its sociological orientation, Perspectives in Human Sexuality employs a range of empirical and theoretical resources, including those which utilise scientific, medical, historical and ethical knowledge in order to elucidate the critical issues affecting contemporary life. This is the first textbook written especially for undergraduate students to offer a detailed and comprehensive introduction to sex and sexuality from an Australian and New Zealand perspective. This work examines issues such as sex and age, sex work and gay, lesbian and queer sex. Leading Australian and New Zealand authors in the field of sex and sexuality have contributed to the book. The book deals with sexuality from an Australasian perspective, addressing the specific concerns and interests of an Australasian audience, providing it with a unique standing in the current market.

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ID Code: 79036
Item Type: Book
Keywords: Sex customs, Sex
ISBN: 9780195517019, 0195517016
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Justice
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2004 Oxford University Press
Deposited On: 08 Dec 2014 02:52
Last Modified: 09 Dec 2014 04:54

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