APA Handbook of Sexuality and Psychology (2nd Revised edition)

APA Handbook of Sexuality and Psychology (2nd Revised edition)

By: Deborah L. Tolman (editor), Lisa M. Diamond (editor)Hardback

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Sexuality is a fundamental component of human psychological experience, and yet it remains relatively underrepresented in the history of the psychological sciences. The APA Handbook on Sexuality and Psychology marks a turning point in the status of sexuality within the discipline of psychology. This comprehensive, two-volume handbook provides an overarching review of current empirical research on sexuality and a synthesis of the dominant theoretical perspectives that have guided both research and clinical practice. An organising current throughout the volume is the integration of individual experience and social/cultural context across every domain of sexuality. This dual emphasis on person and context is reflected in the structure of the handbook itself. * Volume 1 presents foundational information on the history, theoretical and methodological development and current practices in the field, and then moves on to address foundational aspects of sexuality, including desire, orientation, behaviour and practices, individual lifespan development, and biological substrates. * Volume 2 broadens the analytical frame to emphasise the core contextual factors known to influence the development, expression and interpretation of sexuality and its expression in and through all of the key social institutions of our society, including marginalised populations, education, sexual rights and communities, globalisation, religion and the media. The APA Handbook on Sexuality and Psychology will become a defining resource of this increasingly central topic across the sub-disciplines of psychology.

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Deborah L. Tolman is Professor of Social Welfare and Psychology at The Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, USA and The Graduate Center of The City University of New York, USA where she trains doctoral students studying women's lives and sexuality-related topics. Lisa M. Diamond is Professor of Psychology and Gender Studies at the University of Utah, USA. Her research focuses on close relationships and sexuality over the lifespan, with a particular emphasis on their biobehavioural underpinnings and health implications.


* Volume 1: Person-Based Approaches* Editorial Board* About the Editors-in-Chief* Contributors* Series Preface* Foreword* Introduction* I. Introduction and Overview* Sexuality Theory: A Review, a Revision and a Recommendation, Deborah L. Tolman and Lisa M. Diamond* Sexuality and Gender: The Interplay, Sabra L. Katz-Wise and Janet S. HydePsychology and Sexuality in Historical Time, Michael Pettit and Peter Hegarty* II. Methodologies of Sexuality Research* Survey Methods in Sexuality Research, Vanessa Schick, Sarah K. Calabrese, and Debby Herbenick* Experimental, Neuroimaging, and Psychophysiological Methods in Sexuality Research, Meredith L. Chivers, Kelly D. Suschinsky, Amanda D. Timmers, and Jennifer A. Bossio* Phenomenological Research Methods in the Psychological Study of Sexuality, David M. Frost, Sara I. McClelland, Jennifer B. Clark, and Elizabeth A. Boylan* III. Dimensions of Sexuality* Biology of the Sexual Response, James G. Pfaus, Lisa A. Scepkowski, Lesley Marson, and Janniko R. Georgiadis* Sexual Desire and Pleasure, Lori A. Brotto and Kelly B. Smith* Sexual Diversity* Peggy J. Kleinplatz and Lisa M. Diamond* Sexuality in the Context of Relationships, Emily A. Impett, Amy Muise, and Diana Peregine* Sexual Well-Being, E. Sandra Byers and Uzma S. Rehman* Sexuality and Sexual Violence, Nicola Gavey and Charlene Y. Senn* IV. Sexuality Development* Life-Span Sexuality Through a Sexual Health Perspective, Devon J. Hensel and J. Dennis Fortenberry* Sexuality in Childhood, Sharon Lamb and Aleksandra Plocha* Sexuality in Adolescence, Lucia F. O'Sullivan and Ashley E. Thompson* Sexuality in Emerging Adulthood, Carolyn T. Halpern and Christine E. Kaestle* Sexuality in Aging, Pepper Schwartz, Sarah Diefendorf, and Anne McGlynn-Wright* V. Same-Sex Sexuality* Theories and Etiologies of Sexual Orientation, Margaret Rosario and Eric W. Schrimshaw* Development of Sexual Orientation and Identity, Brian Mustanski, Laura Kuper, and George J. Greene* Gender and Same-Sex Sexuality, Lisa M. Diamond* VI. Sexual Bodies/Embodying Sexuality* Sexuality and Health, William H. George, Jeanette Norris, Hong V. Nguyen, N. Tatiana Masters, and Kelly Cue Davis* Sexuality and HIV/AIDS Prevention, Jose A. Bauermeister, Katherine S. Elkington, and David Huebner* Sexuality and Reproductive Health, Ronna Popkin and John Santelli* Transgender Identity Development, Walter O. Bockting* Sexuality and Embodiment, Deborah L. Tolman, Christin P. Bowman, and Breanne Fahs* Volume 2: Contextual Approaches* Editorial Board* I. Commodification of Sex* Sexuality and Pornography, Gert Martin Hald, Christopher Seaman, and Daniel Linz* Sexuality and Sex Work, Lianne A. Urada, Shira M. Goldenberg, Kate Shannon, and Steffanie A. Strathdee* Sexuality and New Technologies, Eric R. Buhi, Heather Blunt, Christopher Wheldon, and Sheana S. Bull* II. Treating Sexuality* Sexuality and Psychotherapy, Donald S. Strassberg and Julia E. Mackaronis* The History of Sexual Medicine, Michael A. Perelman* III. Sexuality, Rights, and Social Change* Sexuality and Culture, V. Bede Agocha, Marysol Asencio, and Carlos Ulises Decena* Sexual Social Movements and Communities, Richard Parker, Jonathan Garcia, and Miguel Munoz-Laboy* Sexual Rights for Marginalized Populations, Louis F. Graham and Mark Padilla* Sexuality and Globalities, Sonia Correa, Brian R. Davis, and Richard Parker* IV. Sexuality and Public Institutions* Sexuality and Social Policy, Sara I. McClelland and David M. Frost* Sexuality Education, Nancy Kendall* Sexuality and Entertainment Media, L. Monique Ward, Lauren Reed, Sarah L. Trinh, and Monica Foust* Sexuality and Religion, Krystal M. Hernandez, Annette Mahoney, and Kenneth I. Pargament* Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/10/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781433813696
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1288
  • ID: 9781433813696
  • weight: 3810
  • ISBN10: 1433813696
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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