Category: Psychology Of Sexuality

  • Sexual Inversion - (Annotated) (Immortal Literature Series by Havelock Ellis

    By Havelock Ellis

    “Sexual Inversion” used to be the 1st English clinical textbook related to homosexuality. The booklet grew to become part of Ellis’s six-volume “Studies within the Psychology of Sex.” Havelock Ellis and John Addington Symonds agreed to collaborate on a brand new research that might mix Symonds's historic research on homosexuality with Ellis's adventure with scientific and clinical thought. Symonds died in 1893 sooner than the e-book was once concluded. “Sexual Inversion” used to be first released in German in 1896 (Leipzig, by means of Georg H. Wigand's Verlag) entitled “Das Konträre Geschlechtsgefühl,” below Havelock Ellis and John Addington Symonds. Ellis additional revised the textual content and edited a number of of Symonds's contributions, with virtually each web page being rewritten or enlarged. this is often the 3rd edition.

    About the writer:

    Born in Surrey, England, in 1859, Havelock Ellis used to be thought of through the overpowering majority of critics because the top translator of “Germinal,” Émile Zola`s masterpiece. Ellis used to be a social activist, a doctor and a psychologist, whose best-known works situation sexuality and criminology. In 1890 he released “The Criminal,” a outstanding paintings on legal anthropology; within the related 12 months he wrote “A New Spirit,” a suite of literary essays on Diderot, Heine, Whitman, Ibsen, and Tolstoi, and Ellis’s try to synthesize technology and non secular mysticism; and in 1898 he wrote “Affirmations,” which includes essays on Nietzsche, Casanova, Zola, Huysmans, and St. Francis. In 1897, he released “Sexual Inversion,” the 1st clinical textual content in English approximately homosexuality, which he had co-authored with John Addington Symonds (see brief bio under) in an previous variation, and which grew to become part of Ellis’s six-volume “Studies within the Psychology of Sex.” Havelock Ellis died in Suffolk, England, in 1939.

    About John Addington Symonds:

    John Addington Symonds used to be born in Bristol, England, in 1840. He used to be an English poet, an writer of numerous works, and a literary critic. In 1873 he wrote “A challenge in Greek Ethics” (also released within the Immortal Literature Series), which mentioned homosexuality among males. He published ten copies in 1883, earlier than successfully publishing the publication in 1901. He was once additionally recognized for his paintings at the Renaissance, in addition to for his translations and biographies. He wrote “Our existence within the Swiss Highlands” (1891), biographies of Philip Sidney (1886), Ben Jonson (1886) and Michelangelo (1893), numerous volumes of poetry and essays, and a translation of the “Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini” (1887). John Addington Symonds died in Rome in 1893. In 1896, Havelock Ellis released, in German, ready with the collaboration of Dr. Hans Kurella, “Das konträre Geschlechtsgefühl” (Leipzig, by way of Georg H. Wigand's Verlag), later revised and released via Ellis as Sexual Inversion—the first scientific textual content in English approximately homosexuality, which he had co-authored with Symonds, and which might turn into part of Ellis’s six-volume “Studies within the Psychology of Sex.”
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  • El sexe que volem les dones: I com gaudir-ne (Catalan by Carme Sánchez Martín

    By Carme Sánchez Martín

    Carme Sánchez és sexòloga i fa més de vint anys que atén pacients a los angeles seva consulta. los angeles majoria són dones amb una experiència comuna: no aconsegueixen gaudir del sexe. A El sexe que volem les dones l’autora recull casos reals i desenvolupa un concepte clau: el sexe és un joc, el joc dels adults. Aquest llibre t’ajudarà a replantejar los angeles teva visió de l. a. sexualitat, a treure-hi ansietat i a saber què vols i com ho vols. Sintonitzar amb el teu cos i coneixe’l according to gaudir-ne —ja sigui a soles o en companyia, tinguis l’edat que tinguis i sigui quina sigui los angeles teva orientació sexual— és los angeles premissa bàsica.

    «Serà un llibre de capçalera in line with a dones de qualsevol edat. Els dubtes, les inquietuds, les incerteses i les inseguretats hello troben resposta. Una obra que fa més lliures i sàvies les dones que el llegeixen.» —Maria de l. a. Pau Janer

    «Carme Sánchez enterra un pensament recurrent: que sobre sexe no ens queda res in line with aprendre. Mentida!» —Anna Alós

    «A banda de consells de salut, el llibre ens recorda que el sexe és un joc i que les dones, malgrat les triples jornades, tenim el dret d’alliberar-nos i gaudir del nostre temps i del nostre cos. experience culpes i experience presses.» —Marta Naval
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  • Gender and Equestrian Sport: Riding Around the World by Miriam Adelman,Jorge Knijnik

    By Miriam Adelman,Jorge Knijnik

    This quantity brings jointly reports from a number of disciplines of the social sciences and arts ( anthropology, sociology, cultural stories, historical past and literary thought) that make clear the equestrian international as a traditionally gendered and hugely dynamic box of latest activity and culture.  From excessive point foreign dressage and leaping, polo and the turf, to the rodeo international of the Americas and renowned sorts of equestrian game and tradition, we're brought to various  concerns that  are performed out at neighborhood and international, nationwide and foreign degrees. scholars and students of gender, tradition and game  will locate a lot of curiosity during this unique examine modern concerns corresponding to “engendered” (women’s and men’s) identities/subjectivities as equestrians, representations of women, horses and the realm of experience in juvenile fiction;  the present “feminization” of specific equestrian actions (and the place boys and males stand relating to this);  how huge different types of social inequality and stratification play themselves out inside gendered equestrian contexts; women and men and their relation to horses in the framework of present discussions at the relation of animals to people (which may well  comprise not just love and care, but in addition exploitation and violence), between others.  Singular contributions  express how   equestrian actions give a contribution to old and present buildings of embodied “femininities” and “masculinities”, reflecting an international that has been relocating “beyond the binaries” whereas carrying on with to be enmeshed of their chronic and contradictory legacy. ​
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  • Sexual Difference Between Psychoanalysis and Vitalism by Arun Saldanha,Hoon Song

    By Arun Saldanha,Hoon Song

    Throughout the 20th century, psychoanalysis and feminism have been the practico-intellectual fields such a lot systematic and subversive in demonstrating that humanity is sexually fissured. extra lately, additional advances within the philosophy of distinction and renewed emphases on embodiment, materiality and lifestyles supply chances for getting to dimensions of gender and sexuality that have been formerly underdeveloped. This assortment examines those chances insofar as they could both deepen or displace the normal centrality of psychoanalysis in concerns sexual.


    The authors come from a variety of backgrounds and safeguard their methods to the matter of sexual distinction in various idioms, drawing on key thinkers comparable to Lacan, Irigaray, Deleuze, Foucault and Badiou. it really is infrequent to encounter those thinkers jointly; yet intercourse is just too the most important a domain for severe inspiration to not mobilize each conceptual energy available.


    This e-book was once initially released as a unique factor of the magazine Angelaki: The magazine of the Theoretical Humanities.

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  • Sex Trafficking: A Global Perspective by Kimberly A. McCabe,Sabita Manian,Karin Bruckmüller,Brad

    By Kimberly A. McCabe,Sabita Manian,Karin Bruckmüller,Brad Bullock,Michael A. Bush ; Mirna Carranza ; Yingyu Chen ; Brian E. Crim ; James B. Grassano ; Sunita Manian ; William J. Mathias ; Margaret Melrose ; Nhatthien Q. Nguyen ; Henry Parada ; David H. Rich

    international estimates of human trafficking variety from 600,000 to 4 million sufferers every year with the bulk being sufferers of intercourse trafficking. This strikingly huge variety belies the trouble in collecting, defining, and responsibility of sex-trafficking information. sufferers of intercourse trafficking should be pressured into pornography, prostitution for the army or defense force, spousal prostitution, and prostitution for the sex-tourism undefined. based on the matter of intercourse trafficking, many countries have both misunderstood the definition or did not understand the importance that experience happens inside of their borders. The United countries has outlined 'human trafficking' as 'the recruitment, move, harboring or receipt of folks through possibility or use of force.' equally, the U.S. kingdom Department's Trafficking sufferers safeguard Act 2000 describes critical types of trafficking as: (a) intercourse trafficking during which a advertisement intercourse act is triggered by way of strength, fraud, or coercion, or within which the individual triggered to accomplish such an act has now not attained 18 years of age; or (b) the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or acquiring of anyone for hard work or companies, by using strength, fraud, or coercion for the aim of subjection to involuntary servitude, peonage, debt bondage, or slavery. In intercourse Trafficking: a world point of view, intercourse trafficking is mentioned when it comes to its a number of reasons and its sufferers. The essays offer info to construct upon the constrained knowledge-base near to intercourse trafficking and the legislative responses to human trafficking by way of some of the highlighted nations. This assortment is exclusive since it serves the wishes of these learning human trafficking from an international viewpoint by way of concentrating on the difficulty inside each geographic sector, it presents a normal profile of geographic areas when it comes to demographic features and political stipulations that can help the expansion of intercourse trafficking, and it truly is written on a simple information-supply-level to supply readers with a beginning on human trafficking during the world.
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  • Erotische intelligentie (Dutch Edition) by Esther Perel,Marga Goeting

    By Esther Perel,Marga Goeting

    Een vaste relatie geeft zekerheid, maar hoe houd je het spannend?


    De meeste mensen zoeken zekerheid in hun relatie. Ze willen een betrouwbare, monogame accomplice die ze door en door kennen. Maar een intieme en gelijkwaardige relatie leidt niet noodzakelijk tot een goed seksleven. En juist het ontbreken van erotiek kan een relatie onder druk zetten.


    In onze huidige maatschappij zijn de belangrijkste waarden die we nastreven in een relatie: gelijkwaardigheid, vertrouwen en eerlijkheid. Deze waarden zijn echter dodelijk voor een opwindend seksleven, dat juist gebaat is bij machtspelletjes, oneerlijke voordelen en verleidelijke manipulaties. Perel neemt ons mee in deze paradox tussen liefde en lust en toont aan dat intimiteit en erotiek goed samen kunnen gaan in een sterke relatie. Als psychotherapeut heeft ze veel stellen met deze problematiek behandeld. In dit heldere, soms provocerende boek, dat werelijk oplossingen biedt voor een probleem waar veel mensen tegenaan lopen, placed ze uit de rijke ervaring die ze in haar praktijk heeft opgedaan.


    Esther Perel woont in big apple en heeft een eigen praktijk als psychotherapeut. Ze is geboren in België en spreekt vloeiend Engels, Duits, Frans, Spaans, Italiaans, Hebreeuws en Nederlands.
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  • Chili Pimping by Michael Gourdine,Ron Chepesiuk,author

    By Michael Gourdine,Ron Chepesiuk,author

    Chili Pimping in Atlantic urban: The Memoir of a Small-Time Pimp and Hustler, the arguable autobiography of Michael Mick-Man Gourdine, AKA the Candyman, as he used to be recognized in the street. The booklet pulls no punches and gives a decent and occasionally stunning examine what one guy from the inaccurate aspect of tracks felt pressured to do to accomplish the yankee Dream. Gourdine turned a pimp who operated totally on the streets of Atlantic urban, New Jersey, whereas operating as a corrupt NYPD cop who really expert in narcotics trafficking and prostitution. hired as a police officer from 1990 to 2000, Gourdine reportedly made an predicted $2.5 to three million cash in unlawful graft, bribes, prostitution and drug dealing earlier than being fired. Gourdine was once a chili pimp-that is, a small time pimp who had among one and 3 ladies operating for him. As a chili pimp, Gourdine did not remain within the costliest resorts or eats within the costliest eating places; he could not find the money for it. as a substitute he trusted is his skill to provide his ladies extra care, realization and on-the-spot dependability than a bonafide pimp might provide. this day, Gourdine remembers, "It is a tragic lifestyles that i used to be fortunate sufficient to flee and perhaps a few readers will stay away from after examining my book." Chili Pimping in Atlantic urban describes how Gourdine constructed the tummy for the pimping online game, turned a corrupt cop, discovered the pimping alternate and survived at the suggest streets. the writer paints shiny profiles of a few the fascinating characters he meets alongside the best way. He concludes with a few difficult classes. "The top method to steer a tender boy clear of pimping is to alter his environment," Gourdine writes. "If a tender boy is ravenous, residing with out warmth in his apartment, with out actual males round him, wager what he will take whilst he sees the 1st one that he deems the easiest healthy to outlive in his dismal conditions? And think you me, he'll no longer be a legislations abiding citizen."
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  • Relax, It's Just Sex: Understanding Non-Possessive Intimate by Leslie Spurr

    By Leslie Spurr

    Surveying the numerous varieties of non-possessive intimate relationships, this booklet explains how those substitute way of life preparations paintings, psychologically, and describes the advantages and dangers for these concerned inside of modern contexts comparable to swinging, threesomes, polyamory, and leisure intercourse clubs.

    • Describes a comparatively new kind of intimate dating that's not renowned to most folks but is exciting to almost all

    • deals power erotic ideas to suffering from diminishing passion

    • indicates mental insights as to what makes nontraditional relationships work

    • Engages readers with applicable humor to raised illustrate the strategies and theories relating to non-possessive intimate relationships

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  • Health Issues Confronting Minority Men Who Have Sex with Men by Sana Loue (Ed.),Sana Loue

    By Sana Loue (Ed.),Sana Loue

    even if there was an expanding public curiosity in minority males who've intercourse with males (MSM), a lot of that focus has thinking about HIV threat and has been excited by lurid info of people’s intercourse lives. really little realization has addressed the a number of future health concerns confronting this inhabitants, the hazards which are linked to numerous medical conditions (apart from HIV), or the cutting edge ideas which have been built to handle them. each one element of this edited publication should be dedicated to a specific overall healthiness factor affecting minority MSM. every one part will include a number of scholarly chapters that handle the actual factor, via a bankruptcy or brief piece from a person linked to a nonprofit association or public well-being division. furthermore, each one part will include a number of writings from minority MSM relating to their stories and/or viewpoint at the factor handy. This e-book uniquely makes a speciality of either gay/queer-self-identified males from various minority groups (African American, Latino, local American, Asian and Pacific Islander) and males of those ethnic groups who've intercourse with males yet aren't gay/queer-self-identified.
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