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Current Research on Bisexuality - Ronald Fox

Current Research on Bisexuality

Paperback Published: 14th September 2004
ISBN: 9781560232896
Number Of Pages: 298

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Current Research on Bisexuality is an important resource on recent psychological and sociological findings in bisexual studies. The authors provide research findings and case studies that add to our understanding of bisexual identity, bisexuality and relationships, bisexuality and ethnicity, and attitudes toward bisexual people. This book examines research findings, literature reviews, and a wealth of resources that currently exist on bisexuality and bisexual issues.

This book will bring you up to date on:

  • bisexual identity development
  • bisexuality in college students
  • cross-orientation friendships of bisexual women
  • bisexual married women and men and their spouses
  • bisexuality and heterosexually married couples
  • monogamous as well as open bisexual relationships
  • the interrelationship of bisexuality, race, and ethnicity
  • attitudes toward bisexual women and bisexual men
Current Research on Bisexuality also contains a comprehensive reader's guide to the current social science literature about bisexuality. This bibliography brings together a wide range of nonfiction books, journal articles, book chapters, theses, and dissertations on bisexuality with a focus in the theoretical, research clinical, and community perspectives that have that have developed in the last twenty years. This reading list is essential for students, educators, researchers, and practitioners in psychology, counseling, social work, psychiatry, education, sociology, and anthropology.

Current Research on Bisexuality provides new knowledge of the life experiences of bisexual people. With this book, you'll find a basis for further research and education about bisexuality in the greater context of ongoing research, education, and advocacy regarding lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues.

About the Contributorsp. xi
Introductionp. 1
The Bisexual Experience: Living in a Dichotomous Culturep. 7
Bisexuality Among Self-Identified Heterosexual College Studentsp. 25
Friendships Across Sexual Orientations: Experiences of Bisexual Women in Early Adulthoodp. 37
How Many Bisexuals Does It Take?p. 55
Works in Progress: How Mixed-Orientation Couples Maintain Their Marriages After the Wives Come Outp. 57
Negotiating (Non) Monogamy: Bisexuality and Intimate Relationshipsp. 83
The Intersection of Race and Bisexuality: A Critical Overview of the Literature and Past, Present, and Future Directions of the "Borderlands"p. 99
Attitudes Toward Bisexual Women and Men: Current Research, Future Directionsp. 117
Best Case Sexual Scenariop. 135
Mental Health Services Experiences of Bisexual Women and Bisexual Men: An Empirical Studyp. 137
Bisexuality: A Reader's Guide to the Social Science Literaturep. 161
Bi Film-Video World
Frida and Oscarp. 257
Bi Books
Bisexual and Gay Husbands: Their Stories, Their Words, edited by Fritz Klein and Thomas Schwartzp. 263
Indexp. 271
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ISBN: 9781560232896
ISBN-10: 1560232897
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 298
Published: 14th September 2004
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 15.24  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1