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Drawing on the latest research, an updated guide discusses the ethics of gender selection, explains how conception takes place, and tells how to use effective techniques to increase the chances of having a girl or a boy. Original. 12,500 first printing.

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Genre: Family & Relationships
Author: Landrum Brewer Shettles
Publisher: Harmony
Release: 2006
File: 238 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780767926102

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It's obvious why only men develop prostate cancer and why only women get ovarian cancer. But it is not obvious why women are more likely to recover language ability after a stroke than men or why women are more apt to develop autoimmune diseases such as lupus. Sex differences in health throughout the lifespan have been documented. Exploring the Biological Contributions to Human Health begins to snap the pieces of the puzzle into place so that this knowledge can be used to improve health for both sexes. From behavior and cognition to metabolism and response to chemicals and infectious organisms, this book explores the health impact of sex (being male or female, according to reproductive organs and chromosomes) and gender (one's sense of self as male or female in society). Exploring the Biological Contributions to Human Health discusses basic biochemical differences in the cells of males and females and health variability between the sexes from conception throughout life. The book identifies key research needs and opportunities and addresses barriers to research. Exploring the Biological Contributions to Human Health will be important to health policy makers, basic, applied, and clinical researchers, educators, providers, and journalists-while being very accessible to interested lay readers.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Institute of Medicine
Publisher: National Academies Press
Release: 2001-07-02
File: 288 Pages
ISBN-13: 0309132975

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A complete exploration of the real-world applications and implications of evolutionary psychology The exciting and sometimes controversial science of evolutionary psychology is becoming increasingly relevant to more fields of study than ever before. The Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology, Volume 2, Integrations provides students and researchers with new insight into how EP draws from, and is applied in, fields as diverse as economics, anthropology, neuroscience, genetics, and political science, among others. In this thorough revision and expansion of the groundbreaking handbook, luminaries in the field provide an in-depth exploration of the foundations of evolutionary psychology as they relate to public policy, consumer behavior, organizational leadership, and legal issues. Evolutionary psychology seeks to explain the reasons behind friendship, leadership, warfare, morality, religion, and culture — in short, what it means to be human. This enlightening text provides a foundational knowledgebase in EP, along with expert insights and the most up-to-date coverage of recent theories and findings. Explore the vast and expanding applications of evolutionary psychology Discover the psychology of human survival, mating parenting, cooperation and conflict, culture, and more Identify how evolutionary psychology is interwoven with other academic subjects and traditional psychological disciplines Discuss future applications of the conceptual tools of evolutionary psychology As the established standard in the field, The Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology, Volume 2 is the definitive guide for every psychologist and student to understand the latest and most exciting applications of evolutionary psychology.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: David M. Buss
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2015-09-29
File: 640 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781118755853

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Pragmatic advice on a wide range of problematic situations is featured in an irreverent look at the difficulties and delights facing the modern woman who ventures into the maze of contemporary sexual relationships

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Genre: Humor
Author: Cynthia Heimel
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release: 1983-06-17
File: 205 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780671477257

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Walk with Halleigh and Malek as they introduce you to a new struggle in a new city . . . a place called Flint, Michigan, one of the roughest little cities in America. It's a place where the good die young, loyalty is a rarity, and everybody has a hustle. In Flint Book 1: Choosing Sides, Malek became affiliated with the North Side's biggest kingpin, and Halleigh was manipulated into the streets by his South Side adversary. North versus South, love versus loyalty, and lies versus truth. Now the saga continues in Flint Book 2: Working Girls, as we are introduced to the Manolo Mamis, the baddest chicks in the game. They're playin' for keeps, and their services come with a price, an expensive one. Halleigh is knee-deep in the game. She has become lost, turned out at the hands of her pimp, Manolo. Will she and Malek ever meet again? And if they do, will they share the same love that they once had, or is it too late? Welcome to Flint Book 2: Working Girls. The saga continues.

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Genre: Fiction
Author: Treasure Hernandez
Publisher: Urban Books
Release: 2008-06-01
File: 250 Pages
ISBN-13: 1599831406

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The author of Pink Think takes on a twentieth-century icon: the college girl. A geek who wears glasses? Or a sex kitten in a teddy? This is the dual vision of the college girl, the unique American archetype born when the age-old conflict over educating women was finally laid to rest. College was a place where women found self-esteem, and yet images in popular culture reflected a lingering distrust of the educated woman. Thus such lofty cultural expressions as Sex Kittens Go to College (1960) and a raft of naughty pictorials in men’s magazines. As in Pink Think, Lynn Peril combines women’s history and popular culture—peppered with delightful examples of femoribilia from the turn of the twentieth century through the 1970s—in an intelligent and witty study of the college girl, the first woman to take that socially controversial step toward educational equity.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Lynn Peril
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Release: 2006-08-17
File: 416 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780393349948

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This book takes a close look at how girls of color think, talk, and learn about sex and sexual ethics, how they navigate their developing sexuality through cultural stereotypes about sex and body image, and how they negotiate their sexual learning within a co-ed sex education classroom. While girls of color are often pictured as at risk or engaged in risky behavior, the analyses of focus groups and classroom discussions, show not only girls’ vulnerabilities but their strengths as they work with integrating diverse identities, media messages, school policy and history into their understanding of the sexual world they are exposed to and a part of.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Sharon Lamb
Publisher: Springer
Release: 2016-10-20
File: 96 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781137601551

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Author: Havelock Ellis
Publisher:
Release: 1906
File: Pages
ISBN-13: STANFORD:24504220817

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The need for children and young people to learn about violence against women and girls (VAWG) has been voiced since the late 1980s. This is the first ever book on educational work to prevent VAWG, providing the most comprehensive contribution to our knowledge and understanding in this area. By bringing together international examples of research and practice, the book offers insight into the underpinning theoretical debates and key lessons for practice, addressing the complexities and challenges of developing, implementing and evaluating educational work to prevent VAWG. This multidisciplinary book will be of interest to educationalists, VAWG and child welfare practitioners, policy makers, researchers and students.

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Genre: Family & Relationships
Author: Ellis, Jane
Publisher: Policy Press
Release: 2014-10-22
File: 224 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781447312208

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Eleanor E. Maccoby
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Release: 1978
File: 240 Pages
ISBN-13: 0804709750

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