By Sana Loue
Sexual threat behaviors have encouraged profound principles and potent teamwork. yet because the early historical past of AIDS demonstrates, while sexual perform is a part of the equation, a similar daring thinkers should be stymied, or simply silent. secure intercourse and monogamy were proposed as solutions to a gamut of social difficulties, yet there's often little consensus on what those phrases mean.
Sexual Partnering, Sexual Practices, and healthiness replaces fantasy and stereotype with meticulously documented findings on actual humans and their behaviors of their social, environmental, and person contexts. writer Sana Loue examines the diversity of partnerships not just within the U.S. but additionally Europe and the constructing international, targeting either consenting relationships and exploitative sexual interactions:
- kinds of monogamy among consenting adults
- Relationships concerning a number of grownup partners
- Incest, pedophilia, and baby marriage
- intercourse paintings, trafficking, and pornography
- Fetishes and similar behaviors
All chapters cogently tackle the overall healthiness matters that come up from those preparations, concluding with implications for examine, prevention, and intervention.
Throughout, Loue argues for a standard language throughout disciplines and demanding situations her readers—therapists, well-being care companies, and policymakers alike—to reconsider their assumptions approximately consumers, their health and wellbeing wishes, and the groups they represent.
"Dr. Loue's paintings is a really major scholarly contribution to an issue too frequently characterised through pseudo-science and ideological distortions. "Sexual Partnering, Sexual Practices, and Health" may still turn out a useful source for researchers and group practitioners alike in aiding comprehend dimensions of sexual perform, and designing more beneficial ways to sexual overall healthiness and violence prevention."
-Earl Pike, govt Director, AIDS Taskforce of larger Cleveland
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