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The International Encyclopedia of Human Sexuality, 3 Volume Set

Patricia Whelehan (Editor), Anne Bolin (Editor)
ISBN: 978-1-4051-9006-0
1632 pages
June 2015, Wiley-Blackwell
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Description

This Encyclopedia is a comprehensive A-Z reference with over 500 entries that define sexuality from a broad biocultural perspective and show the diversity of human sexual behavior and belief systems.


• Contains entries ranging from short definitions of scientific, clinical, cultural, and colloquial terms to extended explorations of major concepts
• Covers 13 key areas of content, from clinical medicine and body modification to the language of sexuality and the history of sexology
• Serves as an essential resource for students, scholars, and researchers with contributions from an international team of top scholars and practitioners 

3 Volumes

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Table of Contents

Volume I

About the Editors ix

Contributors xv

Alphabetical List of Entries xxxv

Thematic List of Entries xliii

Acknowledgments xlix

Introduction lvii

International Encyclopedia of Human Sexuality A–?

Volume II

International Encyclopedia of Human Sexuality ?–?

Volume III

International Encyclopedia of Human Sexuality ?–Z

Index

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Author Information

Patricia Whelehan is Professor Emerita of Anthropology at SUNY-Potsdam, USA, and serves as the campus’ AIDS Education Coordinator. A certified sex therapist, mentor, diplomate, and clinical supervisor with the American Board of Sexology and a certified HIV test counselor in both California and New York, she is the author of The Anthropology of AIDS: A Global Perspective (2009) and the editor of The World's Oldest Profession: An Anthropological Perspective. Sex Workers as Real People (2001) and Women and Health: Cross-Cultural Perspectives (1988). With Anne Bolin, she is co-author of Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Human Sexuality: Biological, Psychological and Cultural Perspectives (2009) and Perspectives on Human Sexuality (2nd edition, 2003) as well as Human Sexuality: An Anthropological Perspective (1999). She is the recipient of the President's Award for Excellence in Service, the Phi Eta Sigma award for Outstanding Teacher of the Year, and was inducted into Phi Kappa Phi in 2008.

Anne Bolin is Professor of Anthropology in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Elon University, USA, and is the recipient of the Elon University Distinguished Scholar Award and the Senior Faculty Research Fellowship Award (2009-2011). She has presented and published extensively in the areas of women and gender, human sexuality, the body, sporting bodies, gender identity, and gender variance. With Patricia Whelehan, she is co-author of Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Human Sexuality: Biological, Psychological and Cultural Perspectives (2009) and Perspectives on Human Sexuality (2nd edition, 2003). She is also co-author of Athletic Intruders: Women, Culture and Exercise (2003) and author of In Search of Eve: Transsexual Rites of Passage (1988). She is a Diplomat with the American Board of Sexology, a certified sex researcher, and a Fellow of the Society for Applied Anthropology.

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Reviews

“Summing Up: Recommended. Undergraduates and above; general readers; professionals/practitioners.”  (Choice, 1 January 2015)

"There is therefore a great deal of relevant information in this book. Readers approaching the topic from an anthropological point of view, e.g. focussing on cultural diversity, will find useful material here." (Reference Reviews 2015)

There is therefore a great deal of relevant
information in this book. Readers approaching
the topic from an anthropological point of view,
e.g. focussing on cultural diversity, will find
useful material here.There is therefore a great deal of relevant
information in this book. Readers approaching
the topic from an anthropological point of view,
e.g. focussing on cultural diversity, will find
useful material here.
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