The Sex Effect

The Sex Effect

Baring Our Complicated Relationship With Sex

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Baker & Taylor
Discusses how sex shapes society and what it means for people to continue to struggle with the effects of human sexuality on the world around them.

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A gripping exploration of the relationship between sex and our society, with a foreword by bestselling author A.J. Jacobs

Why do political leaders become entangled in so many sex scandals? How did the U.S. military inadvertently help make San Francisco a mecca of gay culture? And what was the original purpose of vibrators? Find out the answers to all these questions and more as journalist Ross Benes delves into the complicated relationship between everyday human life—including religion, politics, and technology—and our sexuality.

Drawing on history, psychology, sociology, and more, The Sex Effect combines innovative research and analysis with captivating anecdotes to reveal just how much sex shapes our society—and what it means for us as humans as we continue to struggle with the wide-ranging effects our sexuality has on the world around us.

Publisher: Naperville :, Sourcebooks,, [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781492647423
Characteristics: xvii, 317 pages ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Jacobs, A. J. 1968-


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Apr 10, 2017

[I have yet to read this book, but I could not refrain from answering the question posed in the description: // Why do political leaders become entangled in so many sex scandals? \\
Because the so-called media isn't interested in people who have sex scandals but are not in the public eye?]


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