The International Encyclopedia of Human Sexuality, 3 Volume Set
June 2015, Wiley-Blackwell
• 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
About the Editors ix
Alphabetical List of Entries xxxv
Thematic List of Entries xliii
International Encyclopedia of Human Sexuality A–?
International Encyclopedia of Human Sexuality ?–?
International Encyclopedia of Human Sexuality ?–Z
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.
“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)