Human Sexuality in a World of Diversity (case): International Edition (英語) ペーパーバック – 2013/1/21
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Engaging students and cultivating understanding in a world of diversity. Human Sexuality in a World of Diversity, 9/e examines the rich diversity found in human sexuality. More significantly, the text places an emphasis on cultivating understanding in a world of increasing diversity through personal engagement. Students are encouraged to reflect upon their own beliefs and experiences throughout the text in order to foster a more personal and impactful learning experience. The text also helps students develop their own opinions by promoting critical thinking skills, personal sexual health awareness, and responsible decision-making. MyDeveleopmentLab is an integral part of the Rathus / Nevid / Fichner-Rathus program. Key learning applications include Video Series for Human Sexuality, "My Life, My Sexuality," Assessment, and Personalized Study Plan. Teaching & Learning Experience Personalize Learning - MyDevelopmentLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program. It helps students prepare for class and instructor gauge individual and class performance. Improve Critical Thinking - Critical Thinking boxes are integrated into the margins. Boxes ask students to delve deeper into the material and reconsider their own opinions and ideas. Engage Students - The newly updated "Real Students Real Questions" feature increases students' critical thinking skills by incorporating real questions from actual college students, as posed to instructors. Explore Research - Throughout the text, "A Closer Look" boxes provide in-depth discussions of scientific techniques and skill-building exercises such as "Breast Self-Examination," Self-Examination of the Testes," and "What to Do If You Suspect You Have Contracted an STD." Understand Sexuality - Through new and updated features like "My Life, My Sexuality," and "A World of Diversity" the authors strengthen comprehension of the material while fostering greater reflection and understanding. Support Instructors - The 9th edition is accompanied by a rich instructor support package, including new video embedded PowerPoints, a heavily updated Instructor's Manual and Test Bank that are organized according to in-text Learning Objectives for ease of use, and MyDevelopmentLab with the new Human Sexuality Video Series. 0205989322 / 9780205989324 Human Sexuality in a World of Diversity (Case) Plus NEW MyPsychLab with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0205206514 / 9780205206513 NEW MyPsychLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card 0205909469 / 9780205909469 Human Sexuality in a World of Diversity (case)
Spencer A. Rathus received his PhD from the University at Albany. He is on the faculty at The College of New Jersey. His areas of interest include psychological assessment, cognitive behavior therapy, and deviant behavior. He is the originator of the Rathus Assertiveness Schedule, which has become a Citation Classic. He has authored several books, including Psychology: concepts and Connections; PSYCH, HDEV, CDEV, Essentials of Psychology, and Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development. He co-authored Making the Most of College with Lois Fichner-Rathus; AIDS: What Every Student Needs To Know with Susan Boughn; and Behavior Therapy, Psychology and the Challenges of Life, Your Health and Health in the New Millennium with Jeffrey S. Nevid. His professional activities include service on the American Psychological Association Task Force on Diversity Issues at the Precollege and Undergraduate Levels of Education in Psychology, and on the Advisory Panel, American Psychological Association, Board of Educational Affairs (BEA) Task Force on Undergraduate Psychology Major Competencies. Jeffrey S. Nevid is Professor of Psychology at St. John's University in New York, where he directs the Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, teaches at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and supervises doctoral students in clinical practicum work. He received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University at Albany and was a staff psychologist at Samaritan Hospital in Troy, New York. He later completed a National Institute of Mental Health Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Mental Health Evaluation Research at Northwestern University. He holds a Diplomate in Clinical Psychology from the American Board of Professional Psychology, is a Fellow of the Academy of Clinical Psychology, and has served on the editorial boards of several journals and as Associate Editor of the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. His publications have appeared his in such journals as Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, Health Psychology, Journal of Occupational Medicine, Behavior Therapy, American Journal of Community Psychology, Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, Journal of Clinical Psychology, Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, Teaching of Psychology, American Journal of Health Promotion, and Psychology and Psychotherapy. Dr. Nevid is also author of the book, Choices: Sex in the Age of STDs and the introductory psychology text, Psychology: Concepts and Applications, as well as several other college texts in the fields of psychology and health that he coauthored with Spencer A. Rathus. Dr. Nevid has also been involved in conducting a program of pedagogical research focusing on helping students become more effective learners. Lois Fichner-Rathus is Professor of Art in the Art Department of The College of New Jersey, where she has also chaired the Program in Gender Studies. She holds a combined undergraduate degree in fine arts and art history, an M.A. from the Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art, and a Ph.D. in the History, Theory, and Criticism of Art from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her areas of specialization include feminist art history and criticism, contemporary art, and modern art and architecture. She has authored several textbooks, including Understanding Art and Foundations of Art and Design. She has also published articles in professional journals and exhibited her large-format photographic prints.
I was pleasantly surprised when the book came in and contained some knowledge that was extremely informative, and not at all awkward. The author did a great job with presenting an awkward topic in a very professional way. I actually learned a lot of information about pregnancy, relationships, and anatomy that I wouldn't have gotten otherwise.
All the content is there and everything like that.
Just a forewarning though, with the "a la Carte edition"
What this means is that the book is in a "binder ready" form.
There is NO binding or anything to hold the pages together; only hole punches.
The pages ARE printed on textbook quality paper, it is in color as well.
Just remember you are not getting a bound book.
Did not prove to be a problem for me, almost a preference because with the pages in a binder I feel I can maintain quality as opposed to just tossing a paperback book in my backpack.