Women's Sexuality Across the Life Span Challenging Myths, Creating Meanings

ISBN-10: 1572309113

ISBN-13: 9781572309111

Edition: 1998

Authors: Judith C. Daniluk, Sandra R. Leiblum

List price: $45.00
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Description:

This volume explores how women experience and express their sexuality from childhood through old age. Moving beyond a traditional focus on sexual functioning, the book emphasizes the complex interaction of psychological, social, cultural, and biological influences.
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Medical Terminology Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Medical Math Online content $4.95 $1.99
Customers also bought
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $45.00
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Publication date: 6/9/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Judith C. Daniluk, PhD, is Professor and Director of Training in the Counselling Psychology Program at the University of British Columbia.

The Enigma of Women's Sexuality
Opening Pandora's Box
Everyone Knows What Sex Is, Don't They?
If It's Not Just Intercourse, What Is It?
The Meaning of Sexual Meanings
The Construction of Sexual Meanings
Problematic Meanings
Conclusion
Childhood and Adolescence
Teaching the Children
"Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice": Biological Development
Girls' Psychological Development
Messages and Meanings
Summary and Recommendations
Adolescence: Biological and Psychological Development
Biological Development
Psychological Development
Conclusion
Menstruation: Initiation into Womanhood
The Things We Needed Mother "and Dad" to Tell Us: Parental Messages
A Friend in Need: Messages of Peers
Of Cleanliness and Womanliness: Media Messages
Religious and Medical Messages
Summary: Problematic Meanings
Challenge and Change: Creating New Meanings
Conclusion
"Bawdy" Image: From Subject to Object
Changing Roles and Expectations: Messages of Significant Others
Objects of Desire: Media Messages
Summary: Problematic Meanings
Challenge and Change: Creating New Meanings
Conclusion
Who Loves Ya, Babe?: Sexual Intimacies and Expression
Sex as Love: Parental Messages
Sex as Status: The Messages of Peers
"Intimate" Partners: Mixed Messages
Sex as Surrender: Media Messages
Sex as Weapon: Sexual Violence
Summary: Problematic Meanings
Challenge and Change: Creating New Meanings
Conclusion
Young Adulthood
Biological and Psychological Development
Biological Development
Psychological Development
Conclusion
Creating a Life
Sexual Invisibility: Messages to Mothers
Sexuality as Loss: Messages to Infertile Women
Incomplete Sexuality: Messages to the Voluntarily Childless
Summary: Problematic Meanings
Challenge and Change: Creating New Meanings
In the Prime of Life: Living in Our Bodies
Have You Gained a Little Weight Lately?: Messages of Friends and Lovers
One Standard of Beauty--Tight, Light, and White: Media Messages
Summary: Problematic Meanings
Challenge and Change: Creating New Meanings
Conclusion
Fanning the Flames of Desire
He Shoots, He Scores: The Male Model of Sexual Expression
Too Hot to Handle: Media Portrayals of Sex
Sexologists: The Purveyors of Scientific "Truths"
Intimate Partners: Myths and Miscommunication
Summary: Problematic Meanings
Challenge and Change: Creating New Meanings
Conclusion
The Middle and Later Years
Biological and Psychological Development
Biological Development during the Middle Years
Psychological Development during the Middle Years
Biological Development in Later Life: "You're as Young as You Feel"
Psychological Development in Later Life: Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained
When Being "Hot" Takes on New Meaning: Menopause
All "Dried" Up: Medical Messages
All "Used" Up: Media Messages
Secret Shame: Messages of Significant Others
Summary: Problematic Meanings
Challenge and Change: Creating New Meanings
Conclusion
The Festival of Lipid Migration: Bodily Changes and Body Image
Forever Young: Media Messages
Hourglass Figures, or "Time Is Running Out": Messages of the Beauty Industry
Between Lovers: Messages of Significant Others
Between Women
Summary: Problematic Meanings
Challenge and Change: Creating New Meanings
Conclusion
Intimate Connections: Sexual Expression and Relationships
The Serviceable Vagina: Medical Messages
On the Downhill Slide: Media Images
Lovers and Other Strangers: Messages of Significant Others
Summary: Problematic Meanings
Challenge and Change: Creating New Meanings
Conclusion
Coming Full Circle
Over the Hill: Medical Messages
Rocking Chairs and Apple Pies: Media Messages
Intimate Relationships: Messages of Significant Others
Summary: Problematic Meanings
Challenge and Change: Creating New Meanings
Epilogue
The Sexual Development of Children and Adolescents
Body Image and Struggles with Weight
The Aftermath of Sexual Violence
Lesbian Identity and Sexual Orientation
Reproductive Health and Decision Making
Disability and Illness
Issues for Women in the Middle and Later Years
References
Index
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×