Download La chimica dell'amore: La scienza del sesso e by Larry Young,Brian Alexander,Libero Sosio PDF

By Larry Young,Brian Alexander,Libero Sosio

Com’è possibile che due persone totalmente estranee giungano alla conclusione che non solo sarebbe piacevole condividere l. a. vita, ma che è necessario farlo? Non se ne può proprio fare a meno! C’è un’intricata catena di eventi che porta quella donna a pensare di avere bisogno proprio di quell’uomo, ci racconta questo libro; una catena non poi così differente da quella che si mette in moto nella dipendenza dalle droghe. Sono gli stessi circuiti nervosi che si animano in entrambi i casi. Insomma, l’amore è una droga, benché molto, molto bella e consistent with fortuna universalmente accettata. in line with l’amore e in step with il sesso siamo disposti a ridefinirci da capo a piedi: accettiamo di avere bambini (cosa che prima escludevamo categoricamente), diventiamo religiosi o atei, a seconda di come l. a. pensa il nostro associate, cambiamo casa, lavoro, amicizie, idee e gusti.
L’attrazione fisica, los angeles gelosia, l’infedeltà trovano in l. a. chimica dell’amore una nuova dirompente definizione.
Tutto quello che avremmo voluto sapere sul sesso: come funziona, da chi siamo attratti e soprattutto perché.

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Download Dangerous Pleasures: Prostitution and Modernity in by Gail Hershatter PDF

By Gail Hershatter

This pioneering paintings examines prostitution in Shanghai from the overdue 19th century to the current. Drawn ordinarily from the daughters and other halves of the operating terrible and declassé elites, prostitutes in Shanghai have been close to the ground of sophistication and gender hierarchies. but they have been imperative figures in Shanghai city lifestyles, getting into the historic list each time others desired to savour, castigate, count number, keep an eye on, remedy, pathologize, warn approximately, rescue, dispose of, or set up them as a logo in a bigger social panorama.

Over the earlier century, prostitution has been understood in lots of methods: as a resource of urbanized pleasures, a occupation choked with unscrupulous and grasping schemers, a altering web site of labor for girls, a resource of ethical risk and actual illness, a marker of nationwide decay, and an indication of modernity. For the Communist management of the Nineteen Fifties, the removal of prostitution symbolized China's emergence as a powerful, fit, and smooth state. long ago decade, as prostitution once more has develop into a well-known characteristic of chinese language society, it's been integrated right into a greater public dialogue approximately what sort of modernity China should still search and what sort of intercourse and gender preparations may still symbolize that modernity.

Prostitutes, like several different non-elite team, didn't checklist their very own lives. How can resources generated by means of extreme public argument concerning the "larger" meanings of prostitution be learn for clues to these lives? Hershatter uses a huge variety of fabrics: guidebooks to the excitement quarters, collections of anecdotes approximately high-class courtesans, tabloid gossip columns, municipal laws prohibiting highway soliciting, police interrogations of streetwalkers and people accused of trafficking in girls, newspaper studies on complaints regarding either courtesans and streetwalkers, polemics by means of chinese language and international reformers, discovered articles through chinese language students commenting at the international heritage of prostitution and studying its neighborhood motives, surveys by way of medical professionals and social employees on sexually transmitted sickness in a variety of Shanghai populations, reduction supplier documents, fictionalized money owed of the scams and sufferings of prostitutes, memoirs via former courtesan residence consumers, and interviews with former officers and reformers.

Although a courtesan might by no means set pen to paper, we will be able to infer greatly approximately her strategizing and dealing of the method in the course of the monstrous cautionary literature that tells her consumers how to not be defrauded by means of her. Newspaper bills of the arrests and short court docket tales of Shanghai streetwalkers allow us to glimpse the best way that prostitutes situated themselves to get the main they can from the felony procedure. with no recourse to direct speech, Hershatter argues, those ladies have however left an audible hint. valuable to this examine is the research of ways issues are recognized and later remembered, and the way, later nonetheless, they're concurrently apprehended and reinvented by way of the historian.

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Download Principles of Transgender Medicine and Surgery by Randi Ettner,Stan Monstrey,Eli Coleman PDF

By Randi Ettner,Stan Monstrey,Eli Coleman

A functional consultant to cutting-edge remedies and overall healthiness care wisdom approximately gender assorted individuals, this moment variation of Principles of Transgender medication and surgical procedure presents the most important overseas experts delivering their wisdom at the extensive spectrum of concerns encountered by means of gender varied members. during this convenient textual content, execs of all kinds can get very important information regarding a variety of points of transgender healthiness deal with an entire spectrum of consumers, from adolescence to complex age. Key themes addressed contain clinical and surgical concerns, psychological healthiness matters, fertility, the arriving out strategy, and preventive care. This crucial textual content is broadly referenced and illustrated, and instructs either beginner and skilled practitioners on gender-affirming care.

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Download Prostitution: Sex Work, Policy and Politics by Teela Sanders,Maggie O'Neill,Jane Pitcher PDF

By Teela Sanders,Maggie O'Neill,Jane Pitcher

This innovative and complete advent to the intercourse is as welcome because it is timely.... it is a profitable and topical publication that i'd urge all events to refer to. Graham Scambler, Professor of clinical Sociology, college collage London.

A remarkably thorough research of prostitution in modern society. Situating intercourse paintings on the intersection of financial system, career, and emotion, the authors remove darkness from the complicated forces that form prostitution inside of an rising worldwide order. Bringing their research complete circle, they shut with a necessary exploration of the tools during which researchers may be able to examine a space of such possibility and controversy. All in all, a brave and critical book.

Jeff Ferrell, traveling Professor of Criminology, collage of Kent, united kingdom, and Professor of Sociology, Texas Christian collage, USA.

This first-class textual content fills a spot available in the market because it explores the whole diversity of matters protecting intercourse paintings, coverage and politics....A interesting and informative textual content for you to turn into the prime guide during this quarter.

Dr Louise Westmarland, Senior Lecturer in Criminology, The Open University

Many commentators have tried to research and clarify the character of prostitution. even if, this can be the 1st textbook to supply an entire review of how it operates inside of modern society, its features, organzational constructions and cultural contexts. The booklet additionally explores how felony, social and well-being regulations have sought to manage and keep watch over the promoting of sex.

This advent to the sociology and criminology of intercourse paintings is:

"comprehensive - protecting all key components universal to the research of the feminine intercourse and in addition contains male and transgender intercourse paintings, and the sexual exploitation of youth

"interdisciplinary - combining sociological techniques with criminology, felony justice reviews, social coverage, healthiness study and sexuality studies

" comparative - together with the overseas context of the intercourse undefined, drawing on ecu and different examples of legislation, legislation and structures that govern the intercourse industry

" student-focused - delivering a full of life writing kind, case stories, summaries of correct laws, learn questions and suggestions on extra reading

"accessible - supporting scholar studying and assisting teachers of their teaching.

Written through best specialists with over two decades' adventure in getting to know and instructing within the box, it is a needs to for all criminology, felony justice and sociology scholars taking modules in intercourse and prostitution reports. it's going to additionally entice these in gender experiences and social policy.

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Download Women, Borders, and Violence: Current Issues in Asylum, by Sharon Pickering PDF

By Sharon Pickering

Women on the Border analyzes border policing practices presently trained via paradigms of securitization opposed to unauthorized mobility and explores the opportunity of a paradigm shift to a extra moral legislation of borders. by means of targeting the methods ladies have sought to pass borders in ‘extra’-legal type, the e-book exhibits how border enforcement differentially affects on a few populations and makes the case that unauthorized migration calls for administration instead of repulsion and criminalization. whilst dealing with the rising and destiny demanding situations of unauthorized mobility, border policing needs to be recast as a functionality of human rights that ends up in larger human protection on the border. analyzing gender and border policing throughout Europe, North the USA and Australia, this publication complements our knowing of the gendered determinants of ‘extra’-legal border crossing, border policing and the altering dynamics of unauthorized mobility.

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Download Tiger in High Heels: Warum ich in unserer by Monika Donner PDF

By Monika Donner

Plädoyer fürs Menschsein.

Sie lebt ganz offiziell als Frau - ohne Geschlechtsumwandlung. Sie hat dieses Recht juristisch für alle Menschen erstritten. Sie hat Schluss gemacht mit dem staatlichen Zwang, der Männer mit dieser Veranlagung wie »unwertes Leben« behandelte und viele zu einer Geschlechtsumwandlung nötigte, die sie selbst als Verstümmelung betrachten. Das erstrittene Recht gilt für beide Geschlechter, auch für Frauen, die als Mann leben wollen.

Aber ihr Kampf ist noch nicht zu Ende - und sie hat viel zu sagen ...

Scharf und präzise, gleichzeitig aber gefühlvoll, spirituell und unterhaltsam beschreibt Monika Donner, wie sie zu sich selbst und ihrer Freiheit gefunden hat. Mutig und stolz beschreitet sie den wesentlichen Weg für uns alle: Endlich wieder Mensch sein!

»... eine ergreifende Mischung aus Persönlichem und Fachlichem ...«
Magistra der Psychologie Tanja Gruserl

»... und guy beginnt, das Leben anders zu sehen und zu verstehen ...«
TV-Regisseur Peter Hajek (»Kommissar Rex«)

TIGER IN excessive HEELS ist ein rebellisches, provokantes Selbsterfahrungsbuch. Die aufregende Biografie einer außergewöhnlichen Grenzgängerin sowie spirituelle und wissenschaftliche Erkenntnisse führen den Leser auf den Sinn des Lebens hin: die bewusste Selbstbefreiung des Menschen von unnötigen sozialen Zwängen.

MONIKA DONNER ist bekannt aus zahlreichen TV-Sendungen. Sie wurde als Junge geboren, machte an einem Jesuitenkollegium ihre Reifeprüfung, warfare Offizier des Bundesheeres und arbeitet zurzeit als Juristin im österreichischen Verteidigungsministerium. Außerdem ist sie Lebens- und Sozialberaterin. Sie lebt in einer heterolesbischen Partnerschaft mit einer Frau und schreibt am Drehbuch ihres ersten Films.

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Download Taboo: Sex, Identity and Erotic Subjectivity in by Margaret Willson,Don Kulick PDF

By Margaret Willson,Don Kulick

Taboo seems to be on the ethnographer and sexuality in anthropological fieldwork and considers the numerous roles that sexuality performs within the anthropological construction of data and texts. How does the sexual identification that anthropologists have of their "home" society impact the type of sexuality they're allowed to precise in different cultures? How is the anthropologists' sexuality perceived by way of the folk with whom she or he does learn? How universal is sexual violence and intimidation within the box and why is its lifestyles almost unmentioned in anthropology? those are yet a number of the inquiries to be faced, exploring from differing views the intensity of the impression this tabooed subject has at the complete perform and construction of anthropology.
A long-overdue textual content for all scholars and teachers of anthropology, many post-fieldwork readers will discover a resonance of matters they've got formerly confronted (or attempted to prevent) and people who are nonetheless to adopt fieldwork will locate articles that discuss with other forms of private adventure in addition to supplying worthwhile arrangements for coping within the field.

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Download Masculinity and Femininity Today (Psychoanalysis and Women by Ester Palerm Mari,Frances Thomson-Salo PDF

By Ester Palerm Mari,Frances Thomson-Salo

This e-book provides quite a lot of psychoanalytic writing on masculinity and femininity from British, eu, and North and South American views, exploring how masculine and female points are based and evolve within the baby, adolescent and grownup. The authors handle from a historical past of substantial scientific adventure how masculinity and femininity show up within the physique, gender, intercourse, sexuality and the life-cycle, and canopy points either efficient and generative, constricted and defended. the significance of the parenting couple and their bond with the kid within the forming of masculine and female idenitities is emphasised. starting with an summary of the improvement of masculinity, the developmental point of view is explored in how young people realize their sexuality and are available to 'own' their sexual our bodies. types of disturbance are explored together with the early defence mechanism of disavowal of distinction. the improvement of the masculine and female points of the psychoanalyst and the way those facets effect analytic paintings are thought of, particularly the function of the male analyst in differences of masculinity. The analyst should have sufficiently labored via his/her personal psychological bisexuality, to have internalized an excellent parental couple so as to have the ability to take heed to the psychological bisexuality of the sufferer. The publication ends with a glimpse of the younger kid's fight with problems with sexuality and problems in developing a gender identification. The authors target to discover what constitutes masculinity and femininity in an obtainable approach not just for psychoanalytic psychotherapists but in addition for the broader public.

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Download Sexual Myths of Modernity: Sadism, Masochism, and Historical by Alison M. Moore PDF

By Alison M. Moore

The proposal of sexual sadism emerged from nineteenth-century alienist makes an attempt to visualize the excitement of the torturer or mass killer. This used to be a time within which sexuality used to be mapped to social growth, in order that perversions have been consistently similar both to degeneration or decadence. those rules have been internalized in later Freudian perspectives of the drives in the self, and in their repression less than the calls for of contemporary eu civilization. Sadism was once constantly awarded because the barbarous prior that lurked inside of each one folks, able to burst forth into murderous violence, crime, anti-Semitism, and at last genocide. this concept maintained its forex in ecu idea after the second one international warfare as Freudian-influenced bills of the heritage of philosophy configured the Marquis de Sade as a type of Kantian “superego” in a framework that considered the Western Enlightenment as unraveled by way of its personal internal demons. during this manner, a instantly line used to be imagined from the overdue eighteenth century to the Holocaust. those principles have had an ongoing legacy in debates approximately sexual perversion, feminism, genocide illustration, and historic reminiscence of Nazism. even if, fresh genocide learn has hugely debunked assumptions that perpetrators of mass violence are in particular sexually inspired of their cruelty. This ebook considers how the overdue twentieth-century mind's eye eroticized Nazism for its personal ends, but additionally the way it has been knowledgeable through nineteenth-century formulations of the belief of mass violence as a sexual challenge.

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Download Identity, Gender, and Sexuality: 150 Years After Freud (The by Peter Fonagy,Rainer Krause,Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber PDF

By Peter Fonagy,Rainer Krause,Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber

'While Freud opened the door at the formative and motivating strength of sexuality, modern psychoanalysts, with a few extraordinary exceptions, have consigned sexuality to the psychoanalytic closet. This booklet not just re-opens the door at the wide topic of psychosexuality, but additionally offers clean insights into heterosexuality, bisexuality, homosexuality, gender id sickness, transvestism and transsexualism. This e-book brings jointly the various top psychoanalytic specialists from around the world to think about intensive the complicated interweaving of id, gender and sexuality from theoretical, scientific, historic and examine views. I strongly suggest "Identity, Gender and Sexuality" to these searching for a publication that doesn't pull punches. The reader will discover a debate in regards to the relative advantages of medical, empirical, and conceptual learn, severe tests of interdisciplinary findings from little one and baby improvement learn, embodied cognitive technological know-how, educational psychology, neurobiology, genetics, ethology, and different fields of inquiry, and sincere and illuminating psychoanalytic case experiences. - Donald Campbell

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