By Sana Loue
Sexual threat behaviors have encouraged profound principles and potent teamwork. yet because the early historical past of AIDS demonstrates, whilst sexual perform is a part of the equation, a similar daring thinkers might be stymied, or simply silent. secure intercourse and monogamy were proposed as solutions to a gamut of social difficulties, yet there's usually little consensus on what those phrases mean.
Sexual Partnering, Sexual Practices, and future health 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 international, targeting either consenting relationships and exploitative sexual interactions:
- forms of monogamy among consenting adults
- Relationships concerning a number of grownup partners
- Incest, pedophilia, and baby marriage
- intercourse paintings, trafficking, and pornography
- Fetishes and comparable behaviors
All chapters cogently deal with the well-being 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, overall healthiness care companies, and policymakers alike—to reconsider their assumptions approximately consumers, their overall healthiness 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" may still turn out a useful source for researchers and group practitioners alike in assisting comprehend dimensions of sexual perform, and designing more suitable methods to sexual well-being and violence prevention."
-Earl Pike, govt Director, AIDS Taskforce of better Cleveland