Social Psychology and Human Sexuality

ISBN-10: 1841690198

ISBN-13: 9781841690193

Edition: 2001

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Description: This work presents a selected group of influential articles dealing specifically with the social aspects of sexuality. Topics covered include differences between male and female sexuality, virginity, harassment, rape, coercion, and jealousy.

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List price: $63.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 3/9/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Roy F. Baumeister is the Eppes Eminent Professor of Psychology and head of the social psychology graduate program at Florida State University. He received his Ph.D. in social psychology from Princeton in 1978 and did a postdoctoral fellowship in sociology at the University of California at Berkeley. Baumeister has worked at Case Western Reserve University, as well as the University of Texas, University of Virginia, Max-Planck-Institute, and the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. Baumeister's has received research grants from the National Institutes of Health and from the Templeton Foundation. His research spans the areas of self and identity, self-regulation, interpersonal rejection and the need to belong, sexuality and gender, aggression, self-esteem, meaning, and self-presentation. He is the author of nearly 400 publications. His books include Evil: Inside Human Violence and Cruelty , The Cultural Animal , Meanings of Life and Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength.

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Volume Overview: Social Psychology, Social Exchange, and Sexuality
Gender and Sexual Behavior
Gender Differences in Sexuality: A Meta-Analysis
Gender Differences in Receptivity to Sexual Offers
Nature and Culture
Sexual Strategies Theory: An Evolutionary Perspective on Human Mating
Gender Differences in Erotic Plasticity: The Female Sex Drive as Socially Flexible and Responsive
"Was it Good for You, Too?": Gender Differences in First Sexual Intercourse Experience
Sex and the Peer Group
Patterns of Adolescent Friendship and Effects on Sexual Behavior
Casual Sex on Spring Break: Intentions and Behaviors of Canadian Students
Homosexuality and Homophobia
Exotic Becomes Erotic: A Developmental Theory of Sexual Orientation
Is Homophobia Associated with Homosexual Arousal?
Rape and Harassment
Twelve Reasons Why Rape is Not Sexually Motivated: A Skeptical Examination
Date Rapists: Differential Sexual Socialization and Relative Deprivation
Adjustment to Rape
Attractiveness of the Underling: An Automatic Power [right arrow] Sex Association and its Consequences for Sexual Harassment and Aggression
Sex Differences in Jealousy: Evolution, Physiology, and Psychology
Extradyadic Relations During Courtship
Masochism as Escape from Self
Pornography and Desire
Sex Differences in Response to Erotica? Love Versus Lust
How to Read a Journal Article in Social Psychology
Author Index
Subject Index
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