The International Encyclopedia of Human Sexuality

Online ISBN: 9781118896877

DOI: 10.1002/9781118896877

Editor(s): Patricia Whelehan and Anne Bolin

About this Book

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.

Published May 2015 | Available as a 3 Volume Print Set & Online

• Places topics within their socio-cultural and cross-cultural contexts while also exploring evolutionary and primatological concerns

• 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 including: Archaeology, Biocultural, Body modifications, Clinical perspectives, medical, Clinical perspectives, psychology, Erotica and pornography, Evolution of Hominin and primate sexuality, Gender, Globalization, History of sexology, Language, Sexual orientations and identities, and Socio-cultural aspects of sexuality across the life-cycle

• An essential resource for students, scholars, and researchers with contributions from an international team of top scholars and practitioners

Sample Entries
Browse a selection of entries selected by the editors here.