Sex for life : from virginity to Viagra, how sexuality changes throughout our lives / edited by Laura M. Carpenter and John DeLamater.


  • ISBN: 9780814772522 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0814772528 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780814772539 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0814772536 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Description: x, 363 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : New York University Press, c2012.

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Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note: Studying sexualities over the life course. Introduction : Sexualities over the life course : the development of a perspective / John DeLamater and Laura M. Carpenter ; Studying gendered sexualities over the life course : a conceptual framework / Laura M. Carpenter and John DeLamater -- Sexualities in childhood and adolescence. Childhood sexuality : exploring culture as context / Jeffry W. Thigpen ; Sexuality development in adolescence / Stephen T. Russell, Kali S. Van Campen, and Joel A. Muraco ; The life course consequences of childhood sexual assault : effects on relationship formation and intimate violence across relationships / Kristin Carbone-Lopez -- Sexualities from young adulthood through midlife. A meta-analysis on the relationship between parental divorce family structures and adolescents' attitudes and behaviors regarding premarital intercourse / William Jeynes -- Hooking up and opting out : negotiating sex in the first year of college / Lisa Wade and Caroline Heldman ; The symbolic power of civil marriage on the sexual life histories of gay men / Adam Isaiah Green -- Turning points throughout the life course. U.S. colonialism, migration, and sexualities : the Filipino American case / Yen Le Espiritu ; Starting over : dating risks and sexual health among midlife women after relationship dissolution / Bronwen Lichtenstein ; Secrets and magic pills : construction masculinity and sexual "normalcy" following spinal cord injury / Alexis A. Bender -- Sexualities from midlife to later life. Reproductive history as social context : exploring how women talk about menopause and sexuality at midlife / Heather E. Dillaway ; Sexual expression over the life course : results from three landmark surveys / Aniruddha Das, Linda J. Waite, and Edward O. Laumann ; Exploring embodied aging and ageism among old lesbians and gay men / Kathleen F. Slevin and Christine E. Mowery ; Pleasure in old age / Meika Loe ; Toward an interdisciplinary science of lifelong sexualities for the twenty-first century / John DeLamater and Laura M. Carpenter.
Subject: Sex.
Sex customs.
Sexual health.
Sex (Psychology)
Carpenter, Laura M. (Added Author). DeLamater, John D. (Added Author).