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Why women have sex : understanding sexual motivations, from adventure to revenge (and everything in between)

Author
Meston, Cindy M.
Title
Why women have sex : understanding sexual motivations, from adventure to revenge (and everything in between) / Cindy M. Meston and David M. Buss.
Format
Book
Edition
1st ed.
Published
New York, N.Y. : Times Books, 2009.
Description
xxii, 306 p. ; 25 cm.
Other contributors
Buss, David M.
Notes
"The psychology of sex in women's own voices" -- Dust jacket.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-289) and index.
Contents
  • What turns women on? : scent, body, face, voice, movement, personality, and- yes- humor
  • The pleasure of it : sexual gratification and orgasm
  • The thing called love : an emotional and spiritual connection
  • The thrill of conquest : from capturing a mate to poaching one
  • Green-eyed desire : from guarding a mate to trading up
  • A sense of duty : when responsibility or guilt calls
  • A sense of adventure : when curiosity, variety- and mate evaluation - beckon
  • Barter and trade : the value of sex- literally and figuratively
  • The ego boost : body, image, attention, power, and submission
  • The dark side : sexual deception, punishment, and abuse
  • Sexual medicine : the health rewards of a sex life
  • Women's sexual complexities.
Kinsey subjects
Sex behavior--Female.
Psychology--Female.
Women psychology.
ISBN
9780805088342 :
0805088342

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
160.42 M515 w4 2009
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute