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Is It a Girl or Is It a Boy?

Melissa Hines

in Brain Gender

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195188363
eISBN:
9780199865246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188363.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic, Development

This chapter discusses the processes that are involved in physical sexual differentiation. Topics covered include mechanisms of sexual differentiation, how hormones control sexual development, human ... More


Adolescent Sexuality and the Media

Roger J.R. Levesque

in Adolescents, Media, and the Law: What developmental science reveals and free speech requires

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195320442
eISBN:
9780199893782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320442.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter explores the nature of the media's portrayals of sexuality and its particular influence on adolescents and their sexual development. Although researchers have not embraced this area of ... More


Sexual practices in childhood

Corinne May-Chahal and Emma Kelly

in Online Child Sexual Victimisation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447354505
eISBN:
9781447354512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354505.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses how childhood sexuality has been researched in historical, clinical, and academic studies outside the rapid evidence assessment (REA). It finds that, first, recognition of ... More


Sexuality Development in Adolescence

Stephen T. Russell, Kali S. Van Campen, and Joel A. Muraco

in Sex for Life: From Virginity to Viagra, How Sexuality Changes Throughout Our Lives

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772522
eISBN:
9780814723814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772522.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter explores the complicated pathways along which homosexual and heterosexual identities develop during adolescence. Adolescence is characterized by dramatic developmental changes entailing ... More


Part 1

Benjamin Kahan (ed.)

in Heinrich Kaan's "Psychopathia Sexualis" (1844): A Classic Text in the History of Sexuality

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501704604
eISBN:
9781501706103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704604.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter features the first half of Kaan’s Psychopathia Sexualis. It begins with examinations of sexual systems in plant and animal life, eventually narrowing the discussion down to sexual ... More


Passionate Uncertainty: Inside the American Jesuits

Peter McDonough and Eugene Bianchi

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520230552
eISBN:
9780520930773
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230552.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Founded by Ignatius Loyola in 1540, the Society of Jesus remains the largest and most controversial religious order of men in Catholicism. Since the 1960s, however, Jesuits in the United States have ... More


Part 2

Benjamin Kahan (ed.)

in Heinrich Kaan's "Psychopathia Sexualis" (1844): A Classic Text in the History of Sexuality

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501704604
eISBN:
9781501706103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704604.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter discusses Psychopathia sexualis in more depth: its etiology, diagnosis, effects on the human organism, prognosis, and therapy. At the same time the chapter considers the difficulty of ... More


Bidirectional Sex Change in Marine Fishes

Philip L. Munday, Tetsuo Kuwamura, and Frederieke J. Kroon

in Reproduction and Sexuality in Marine Fishes: Patterns and Processes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264335
eISBN:
9780520947979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264335.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Sex change (sequential hermaphroditism) is well known in fishes, where its occurrence and evolutionary advantage have been the focus of numerous reviews since the early 1960s. This chapter explores ... More


Beyond teenage biology

Amy Adele Hasinoff

in Sexting Panic: Rethinking Criminalization, Privacy, and Consent

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038983
eISBN:
9780252096969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038983.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines the implications of the dominant discourse about the unruly biology of adolescence. In particular, it challenges the notion that sexting is the result of teenage hormones and ... More


Safe Passage Parents

JOY G. DRYFOOS

in Safe Passage: Making It through Adolescence in a Risky Society: What Parents, Schools, and Communities Can Do

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195137859
eISBN:
9780199846948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137859.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter focuses on effective parenting. To securer Safe Passage, adolescents should live in households that are relatively stable and serene, with parents who can attend to their needs. The goal ... More


‘Since I was Twelve’: Fire Walk With Me as a Trauma Film

Lindsay Hallam

in Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325642
eISBN:
9781800342385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325642.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyses the first scene of David Lynch's Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me that gives insight into the dynamic within the Palmer household. It cites the scene of the evening that Laura ... More


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