Hyde and DeLamater's Understanding Human Sexuality examines the biological, psychological, and sociological perspectives of human sexuality, providing practical information needed for everyday living, all with a firm grounding in research. The author team features a unique combination of a psychologist and a sociologist, which gives the program a distinct interdisciplinary perspective. The twelfth edition features a new emphasis on critical thinking skill development, with input from expert Diane Halpern to ensure clarity and accessibility for students.
The new edition integrates SmartBook, a personalized learning program offering students the insight they need to study smarter and improve classroom results.
CHAPTER 1 Sexuality in Perspective
CHAPTER 2 Theoretical Perspectives on Sexuality
CHAPTER 3 Sex Research
CHAPTER 4 Sexual Anatomy
CHAPTER 5 Sex Hormones, Sexual Differentiation, and the Menstrual Cycle
CHAPTER 6 Conception, Pregnancy, and Childbirth
CHAPTER 7 Contraception and Abortion
CHAPTER 8 Sexual Arousal
CHAPTER 9 Sexuality and the Life Cycle: Childhood and Adolescence
CHAPTER 10 Sexuality and the Life Cycle: Adulthood
CHAPTER 11 Attraction, Love, and Communication
CHAPTER 12 Gender and Sexuality
CHAPTER 13 Sexual Orientation: Gay, Straight, or Bi?
CHAPTER 14 Variations in Sexual Behavior
CHAPTER 15 Sexual Coercion
CHAPTER 16 Sex for Sale
CHAPTER 17 Sexual Disorders and Sex Therapy
CHAPTER 18 Sexually Transmitted Infections
CHAPTER 19 Ethics, Religion, and Sexuality
CHAPTER 20 Sex and the Law
EPILOGUE Looking to the Future: Sexuality Education