Sexual Partnering, Sexual Practices, and Health

Sexual Partnering, Sexual Practices, and Health

Sana Loue

Sexual chance behaviors have encouraged profound rules and potent teamwork. yet because the early heritage of AIDS demonstrates, whilst sexual perform is a part of the equation, an analogous 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 overall healthiness replaces delusion and stereotype with meticulously documented findings on actual humans and their behaviors of their social, environmental, and person contexts. writer Sana Loue examines the variety of partnerships not just within the U.S. but in addition Europe and the constructing global, concentrating on 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 deal with the health and wellbeing concerns that come up from those preparations, concluding with implications for examine, prevention, and intervention.

Throughout, Loue argues for a typical language throughout disciplines and demanding situations her readers—therapists, healthiness 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 very major scholarly contribution to a subject matter too usually characterised by way of pseudo-science and ideological distortions. "Sexual Partnering, Sexual Practices, and Health" should still turn out a useful source for researchers and neighborhood practitioners alike in aiding comprehend dimensions of sexual perform, and designing more advantageous ways to sexual well-being and violence prevention."

-Earl Pike, government Director, AIDS Taskforce of higher Cleveland

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