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Taking sides. Clashing views in human sexuality
Taverner, William J.
Tenth edition.
Publication Information:
Dubuque, Iowa : McGraw-Hill, 2008.
Physical Description:
xxiv, 343 pages ; 23 cm.
A debate-style reader provides an introduction to controversial issues in human sexuality, followed by arguments presenting opposing viewpoints on the topic.
pt. 1. The nature of sex -- Can sex be addictive? -- Is oral sex really sex? -- Is Masters and Johnson's model an accurate description of sexual response? -- Is the G spot a myth? -- Is the testosterone patch the right cure for low libido in women? -- pt. 2. Sex and schools -- Does the availability of "sexual health services" make some college campuses healthier than others? -- Should Sex Ed teach about abstinence? -- Should children have an HPV vaccination before they enroll in school? -- Do schools perpetuate a gender bias? -- pt. 3. Reproduction technology -- Should parents be allowed to select the sex of their baby? -- Should emergency contraception be available over the counter? -- Should federal funding of stem cell research be restricted? -- pt. 4. Sex and society -- Should same sex-marriage [sic] be legal? -- Should society support cohabitation before marriage? -- Is pedophilia always harmful? -- Should female circumcision be banned? -- Should the FCC restrict broadcast "indecency"? -- Should sexual content on the internet be restricted?
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