Exploring sexuality in the twenty-first century, this unique book collects together more than fifty timely and accessible contributions to create a wide-ranging and compelling picture of contemporary American sexuality. Incorporating the latest cutting-edge controversies, theory and methodological material from the major domains of sexual education, sexual health, sexual rights, and globalization, this book includes a superb editorial overview that opens up the field for students and teachers alike. This anthology will be an invaluable supplement to all levels of students and researchers interested in sexuality across a range of disciplines, including anthropology, sociology, gender and sexuality studies and politics.
Gilbert Herdt is Professor of Human Sexuality Studies and Anthropology and Director of the Program in Human Sexuality Studies at San Francisco State University, USA. Professor Herdt is also Director of the National Sexuality Resource Center, a Ford Foundation funded project. Cymene Howe is Assistant Professor in Anthropology at the American University, Washington, and Visiting Assistant Professor and Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at Cornell University, USA.