Culture, Health and Sexuality: An Introduction (Sexuality, by Peter Aggleton,Richard Parker,Felicity Thomas

By Peter Aggleton,Richard Parker,Felicity Thomas

The final 20 years have obvious a progress in multi-disciplinary paintings in the area of sexuality, tradition and health and wellbeing. What was a suite of professional matters has been gradually mainstreamed. along this, a broader curiosity has built in ‘social’ and 'cultural’ elements in terms of sexuality and sexual wellbeing and fitness, from kinfolk making plans and STI administration to gender and intimate associate violence and the technologisation of sex.

This booklet bargains a research-based assessment of key subject matters appropriate to social and cultural views on sexuality and sexual well-being. starting with a longer advent and divided into six sections, it appears to be like at tradition, intercourse and gender, sexual variety, intercourse paintings, migration and sexual violence. every one section opens with a piece of writing dialogue which locations the topic, and the chapters that persist with, in a latest context. Six extra sizeable chapters may be accessed on-line at

Including state of the art conceptual and empirical fabric from world wide, this can be a key source for college students in, and throughout, a number of educational disciplines within the social and wellbeing and fitness sciences. it really is particularly appropriate for readers from sexuality experiences, gender stories, improvement experiences, anthropology and sociology in addition to people with public healthiness and social paintings backgrounds.

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