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Originally published in 1953, the material presented in Sexual Behavior in the Human Female was derived from personal interviews with nearly 6,000 women; from studies in sexual anatomy, physiology, psychology, and endocrinology. The study revealed the incidence and frequency with which women participate in various types of sexual activity and how such factors as age, decade of birth, and religious adherence are reflected in patterns of sexual behavior. The authors make comparisons of female and male sexual activities and investigate the factors which account for the similarities and differences between female and male patterns of behavior and provide some measure of the social significance of the various types of sexual behavior.

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  1. Title Page, Copyright
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  1. Alfred Kinsey's Work 50 Years Later
  2. pp. a-r
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  1. Foreword
  2. Robert M. Yerkes, George W. Corner
  3. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Table of Contents
  2. pp. xi-xviii
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  1. List of Tables
  2. pp. xix-xxv
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  1. List of Figures
  2. pp. xxvi-xxx
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  1. Part I. History and Method
  2. p. 1
  1. Chapter 1. Scope of the Study
  2. pp. 3-21
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  1. Chapter 2. The Sample and its Statistical Analysis
  2. pp. 22-57
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  1. Chapter 3. Sources of Data
  2. pp. 58-97
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  1. Part II. Types of Sexual Activity Among Females
  2. p. 99
  1. Chapter 4. Pre-Adolescent Sexual Development
  2. pp. 101-131
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  1. Chapter 5. Masturbation
  2. pp. 132-190
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  1. Chapter 6. Nocturnal Sex Dreams
  2. pp. 191-226
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  1. Chapter 7. Pre-Marital Petting
  2. pp. 227-281
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  1. Chapter 8. Pre-Marital Coitus
  2. pp. 282-345
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  1. Chapter 9. Marital Coitus
  2. pp. 346-408
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  1. Chapter 10. Extra-Marital Coitus
  2. pp. 409-445
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  1. Chapter 11. Homosexual Responses and Contacts
  2. pp. 446-501
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  1. Chapter 12. Animal Contacts
  2. pp. 502-509
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  1. Chapter 13. Total Sexual Outlet
  2. pp. 510-564
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  1. Part III. Comparisons of Female and Male
  2. p. 565
  1. Chapter 14. Anatomy of Sexual Response and Orgasm
  2. pp. 567-593
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  1. Chapter 15. Physiology of Sexual Response and Orgasm
  2. pp. 594-641
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  1. Chapter 16. Psychologic Factors in Sexual Response
  2. pp. 642-689
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  1. Chapter 17. Neural Mechanisms of Sexual Response
  2. pp. 690-713
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  1. Chapter 18. Hormonal Factors in Sexual Response
  2. pp. 714-762
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 763-810
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 811-842
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780253019240
Related ISBN
9780253334114
MARC Record
OCLC
921303973
Pages
896
Launched on MUSE
2016-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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