50 Great Myths of Human Sexuality by Pepper Schwartz, Martha Kempner

By Pepper Schwartz, Martha Kempner

50 nice Myths of Human Sexualityseeks to dispel in general accredited myths and misunderstandings surrounding human sexuality, offering an enlightening, attention-grabbing and difficult publication that covers the fifty parts the author's think contributors needs to comprehend to have a secure, fulfilling and fit intercourse life.

Dispels/Explores quite often accredited myths and misunderstandings surrounding human sexuality.

Includes comparisons to different international locations and cultures exploring diversified ideals and the way societies can impact perceptions.

Areas mentioned contain: pre-marital intercourse, masturbation, sexual ailments, myth, pornography, relationships, birth control, and feelings reminiscent of jealousy, physique picture lack of confidence, passionate love and sexual aggression.

Covers either heterosexual and same-sex relationships.

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For the limitations see Goffart, Narrators, 329–431 and for some remarks about Paul and gender see Ross Balzaretti, “‘These are Things that Men Do, Not Women’: The Social Regulation of Female Violence in Langobard Italy,” in Violence and Society in the Early Medieval West, ed. Guy Halsall (Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 1998), 175–92 —here at pp. 183–5—and Ross Balzaretti, “Masculine Authority and State Identity in Liutprandic Italy,” in Pohl and Erhart, Die Langobarden, 359–82. Robert Meens, “Introduction.

36 We may take note that Plummer was a fellow and chaplain of Corpus Christi College, Oxford, and that Corpus is exceptional in being a college headed by a president (most have a master). 37 Bright illustrates a further problem with the penitentials, which was that they originated from Ireland where, according to the professor, we see “on a large scale the workings of the emotional temperament . . ”39 Penitential provisions were often discussed in terms of severity or, occasionally, laxness.

70. 71. 72. 73. 74. 75. 76. Ross Balzaretti circumstances in which that Roman law had originally been made: eighth-century Lombard society was extremely different from even that of very late Roman Italy. It is my argument here that King Liutprand was issuing laws regulating sexual behavior because he was himself concerned with these issues and his laws were intended to regulate his own society not to evoke some idealized, distant Roman world: Wormald, The Making of English Law, 1: 29–92 remains essential on this.

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