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作者 Horley, James, author
書名 Experience, meaning, and identity in sexuality : a psychosocial theory of sexual stability and change / by James Horley, Jan Clarke
出版項 London : Palgrave Macmillan UK : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016
國際標準書號 9781137400963 (electronic bk.)
9781137400956 (paper)
國際標準號碼 10.1057/978-1-137-40096-3 doi
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說明 1 online resource (vi, 295 pages) : illustrations, digital ; 24 cm
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online resource cr rdacarrier
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附註 1. Introduction -- 2. The Nature and Implications of Personal Construct Theory -- 3. Understanding Multiple Sexualities -- 4. Social Influence on Sexual Constructs -- 5. Power Relations in Sexuality -- 6. Interpreting Sexualised Bodies -- The Commodification of Sex -- 8. Sexual Offenders -- 9. Changing Sexual Interests, Identities, and Behaviours -- 10. Final Concerns
This book takes the head-scratching out of human sexuality. Personal construct theory provides the foundation for a psychosocial explanation of sexuality that views everyday social interaction as key to the development of sexual identity and desires. The theory developed here accounts for stability and change in sexual identity through an understanding of the importance of experience and the importance of meaning in everyday life. The potential impact of erotica and pornography on sexual desire is discussed, as is the role of social power on sexual behaviour. The variation of sexual expression among individuals-everything from asexuality and sado-masochism to sexual assault-is examined and explained. Formal techniques for changing sexual desires are also presented
Host Item Springer eBooks
主題 Psychology
Social psychology
Sex customs
Sex (Psychology)
Gender expression
Gender identity
Forensic psychology
Identity (Psychology)
Sexual Behavior
Self and Identity
Personality and Social Psychology
Gender Studies
Forensic Psychology
Alt Author Clarke, Jan, author
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