Sexuality Now: Embracing Diversity

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Cengage Learning, Jan 2, 2015 - Psychology - 672 pages
Sex and sexuality are undoubtedly on your mind. So don’t you want a human sexuality text that’s hip, that reflects your life situation, and that answers the questions you’re eager to learn about but hesitant to ask? Filled with the information that students like you want and need to learn, the fifth edition of this with it text hits the mark as it addresses concerns that students have about themselves and their sexuality with scientific fact, sensitivity, unmatched candor, and humor. Beyond simply providing a foundation in the biology and psychology of sexuality, SEXUALITY NOW: EMBRACING DIVERSITY connects with you and other students by exploring contemporary issues, changing sexual practices and behaviors, and their impact. Complemented by informative illustrations and photographs, the book covers the range of sexual orientations, preferences, and behaviors and takes into account the diverse social, religious, ethnic, racial, and cultural contexts of today’s students. The result is that you’ll find lots of material to relate to as well as eye-opening discussions about sexuality today on college campuses, within the United States, and around the world.
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Dr. Janell Carroll received her Ph.D. in human sexuality education from the University of Pennsylvania in 1989. She teaches in the psychology department at the University of Hartford in Connecticut, is an AASECT-certified sexuality educator, and has received numerous awards for her teaching and work in the field of human sexuality. In 2005, the University of Hartford recognized her with the Gordon Clark Ramsey Award for Creative Excellence, given to professors who demonstrate sustained excellence and creativity in the classroom. Carroll has also been recognized by Planned Parenthood as a Sexuality Educator of the Year. Prior to teaching at University of Hartford, Dr. Carroll was a tenured psychology professor at Baker University, where she was honored with awards for Professor of the Year and Most Outstanding Person on Campus. A dynamic educator, speaker, and author, Dr. Carroll has also hosted two of her own radio talk shows about on sexuality and appeared as an expert on numerous television talk shows and networks. She maintains her own sexuality website at http://www.drjanellcarroll.com.

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