The Resource Body and soul : sexuality on the brink of change, Anne Stirling Hastings

Body and soul : sexuality on the brink of change, Anne Stirling Hastings

Label
Body and soul : sexuality on the brink of change
Title
Body and soul
Title remainder
sexuality on the brink of change
Statement of responsibility
Anne Stirling Hastings
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Body and Soul: Sexually on the Brink of Change takes an intriguing look at sexual mores steeped in our culture and explains why they remain anchored. Dr. Anne Stirling Hastings, an innovative psychologist specializing in sexuality issues, draws on her own sexual healing and study of cultural myths regarding sexuality to envision what take for society to exist in a sexually healthy atmosphere. She describes our cultures as sexually addictive, showing how that status is
  • Maintained by the broadcast media and advertising, as well as by prurient "old wives tales" handed down by tradition. The author confronts our most closely held views of sexuality, such as the belief in a powerful dominating sex drive, and the perception of monogamy as an ideal to force ourselves to live up to. She also explains how sexual harassment can be seen as a perversion of the mating dance, and how traditional sex therapy actually encourages the use of cultural
  • Distortion. Dr. Hastings includes intriguing information on how sexuality can be healed, and how shame should be removed outright instead of merely avoided
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hastings, Anne Stirling
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ21
LC item number
.H3294 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 1997 E-574
  • HQ 21
NLM item number
H357b 1996
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sex
  • Sex (Psychology)
  • Sex customs
  • Shame
  • Sexual Behavior
  • Sociology
  • Sex Offenses
  • Shame
  • Sex
  • Sex customs
  • Sex (Psychology)
  • Shame
Label
Body and soul : sexuality on the brink of change, Anne Stirling Hastings
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-329) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Culture in conflict -- Cultures resist change -- Growing up in a healthy culture -- Healthy sexuality -- The purpose of jealousy -- The beginning of bodily shame: pregnancy, birth, and breast feeding -- How sexual shame inhibits us and how we avoid it -- Don't talk about sex: except in jokes -- Our sexually addictive culture -- The mating dance gone awry: sexual harassment and objectification -- Homosexuality oppression: the shaming of all of us -- Advertisers and unhealthy cultural attitudes -- The billion-dollar sexual-services industry -- Are "sexual preferences" unhealthy? -- "Sex drive": a product of our culture -- Traditional sex therapy: perpetuating unhealthy sexuality -- Allowing "abusers" to recover -- Epilogue: healing our culture
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xv, 343 pages
Isbn
9780306454004
Lccn
96031518
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)35095941
  • (OCoLC)ocm35095941
Label
Body and soul : sexuality on the brink of change, Anne Stirling Hastings
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-329) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Culture in conflict -- Cultures resist change -- Growing up in a healthy culture -- Healthy sexuality -- The purpose of jealousy -- The beginning of bodily shame: pregnancy, birth, and breast feeding -- How sexual shame inhibits us and how we avoid it -- Don't talk about sex: except in jokes -- Our sexually addictive culture -- The mating dance gone awry: sexual harassment and objectification -- Homosexuality oppression: the shaming of all of us -- Advertisers and unhealthy cultural attitudes -- The billion-dollar sexual-services industry -- Are "sexual preferences" unhealthy? -- "Sex drive": a product of our culture -- Traditional sex therapy: perpetuating unhealthy sexuality -- Allowing "abusers" to recover -- Epilogue: healing our culture
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xv, 343 pages
Isbn
9780306454004
Lccn
96031518
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)35095941
  • (OCoLC)ocm35095941

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