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THINK Human Sexuality, Ch 1: Sexual Life Now | [Kelly J. Welch]

THINK Human Sexuality, Ch 1: Sexual Life Now

Unlike other brief texts, THINK Human Sexuality includes 18 chapters of content—giving instructors the flexibility to choose what they want to cover without the worry that skipping several chapters will mean leaving out hundreds of pages of content.
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THINK Human Sexuality covers the essentials every human sexuality student should know. The chapters are briefer than a standard text—allowing for a lower cost to students and using less printed paper. Unlike other brief texts, THINK Human Sexuality includes 18 chapters of content—giving instructors the flexibility to choose what they want to cover without the worry that skipping several chapters will mean leaving out hundreds of pages of content.

THINK Human Sexuality provides currency and relevance through design, current examples, and high-interest readings. The readings have been chosen from a range of well respected journals and popular press publications. With the concise presentation of material in the chapters, instructors have the option of incorporating these readings and helping students connect to issues occurring outside of the classroom.

THINK Human Sexuality

Ch 1: Sexual Life Now$4.99
Ch 2: Knowing What We Know: Understanding Sexual Life Through Research and Theory$4.99
Ch 3: Gender Now$4.99
Ch 4: Female Sexual and Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology$4.99
Ch 5: Male Sexual and Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology$4.99
Ch 6: Becoming a Sexual Person: Sexual Development from Infancy Through Early Adulthood$4.99
Ch 7: Sexual Orientation Development: What Determines Whether We’re Gay, Straight, Bisexual or Transgender?$4.99
Ch 8: Pathways to Partnering: Love and Attraction$4.99
Ch 9: Communication: Enriching Intimate Relationships$4.99
Ch 10: Experiencing Sexuality in Relationships$4.99
Ch 11: Sexual Arousal and Response in Adult Relationships$4.99
Ch 12: The Choices and Challenges of Childbearing$4.99
Ch 13: Planning and Preventing Pregnancy: Contraception and Abortion$4.99
Ch 14: Protecting Your Sexuality: Understanding Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV/AIDS$4.99
Ch 15: Variations in Sexual Expression$4.99
Ch 16: As We Age: Sexuality Throughout Adulthood$4.99
Ch 17: Using Sex as a Weapon: Sexual Coercion, Rape and Abuse$4.99
Ch 18: Selling Sex: Pornography and Prostitution$4.99

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    Douglas Auburn, WA, United States 09-24-12
    Douglas Auburn, WA, United States 09-24-12 Member Since 2008

    College English professor who loves classic literature, psychology, neurology and hates pop trash like Twilight and Fifty Shades of Grey.

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    I give this book five stars not because it is enthralling or laden with sparkling prose, but because it is a highly informative and unbiased textbook. It covers materials that should be addressed in the high school or college classroom in regard to sexuality (gender, religion, culture, history, orientation, etc.) in a direct and balanced manner. The chapters are concise but complete and include the widely known along with a lot of information that is enlightening even to the more educated. It would be good to see more such textbooks offered through Audible.

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    "Good Foundational Basics (entire textbook)"
    What made the experience of listening to THINK Human Sexuality, Ch 1: Sexual Life Now the most enjoyable?

    The most enjoyable part of this experience was the fact that I could listen to each chapter individually. I won't be writing individual chapter reviews as this review will encompass my feedback on the entire textbook.


    What other book might you compare THINK Human Sexuality, Ch 1: Sexual Life Now to and why?

    There are a few textbooks out there specifically focused on General Psychology and General Physiology. This text focuses solely on Sexuality which I find unique. It is a foundational text so those of us with three degrees will find it introductory. I purchased the book as I was curious to see what were some recent publications and I was curious to read how inclusive texts are now since I completed my undergraduate degree in 2001. Much of the actual information I listened to was information that I was already familiar with through my work experience and/or other reading.


    What do you think the narrator could have done better?

    The author is a woman and the narrator is male. Some of the personal information written by the author thus was conveyed by a male which would have distracted the thinking process for a moment. This is unnecessary. The narrator should have been a female. The narrator also didn't sound like he was very interested in the subject matter. If I didn't really want to listen to the book, the narrator would have turned me off.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    This was a textbook so there wasn't a real story to generate this kind of emotion.


    Any additional comments?

    Great introductory material, just change the narrator.

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