International Handbook on the Demography of Sexuality

The International Handbook on the Demography of Sexuality is the first book to specifically address the study of sexuality from a demographic perspective. Demographic research has largely paid little attention to sexuality as a whole, or sexual orientation in particular, other than in studies examin...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Baumle, Amanda K. (Editor,
Format: Electronic eBook
Published: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer, 2013.
Edition:1st ed. 2013.
Series:International Handbooks of Population, 5
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Table of Contents:
  • I. Introduction to the Demography of Sexuality: 1: Introduction: The Demography of Sexuality (Amanda K. Baumle, University of Houston)
  • 2: Sexual Behavior and Practices: Data and Measurement (Stuart Michaels, University of Chicago)
  • 3: Best Pratices: Collecting and Analyzing Data on Sexual Minorities (Laura Durso and Gary Gates, The Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law)
  • II. Sexual Practices: The Global Picture: 4: Sexual Behavior, Sexual Identity, and Sexual Attraction in the United States: Data from the 2006-2010 National Survey of Family Growth (Anjani Chandra, Casey E. Copen, and William D. Mosher, National Center for Health Statistics)
  • 5: Sexual practices of Latin America and the Caribbean (Cecelia Gayet, FLACSO Mexico; Fatima Juarez, El Colegio de Mexico; and Michel Bozon, INED)
  • 6: Sexual Practices in Africa (Yanyi K. Djamba, Auburn University Montgomery)
  • 7: Sexuality in China (Nicole Farris, University of West Alabama; Lei He, Texas A&M University; Dudley L. Poston, Jr., Texas A&M University; Carol S. Walther, Northern Illinois University; Chris Russell, Texas A&M University; Heather Kincannon, Texas A&M University)
  • III. Sexual Practices Across the Life Course
  • 8: Sex in Committed Relationships (Pepper Schwartz, Brian J. Serafini, and Ross Cantor, University of Washington)
  • 9: Adolescent Sexual Experiences (Jennifer Pearson, Wichita State University; Lindsey Wilkinson, Portland State University)
  • 10: Sexuality Among Older Adults (Osmo Kontula, Population Research Institute)
  • IV.  Sexual Identities
  • 11: The Prevalence of Gay Men and Lesbians (Christopher Scott Carpenter, UC Irvine)
  • 12 : Geography of the LGBT Population (Gary Gates, The Williams Institute, UCLA)
  • 13: The Demography of Sexuality and the Labor Market (Amanda K. Baumle, University of Houston)
  • 14: The Family and Gay Men and Lesbians (D’Lane R. Compton, University of New Orleans)
  • 15: The Demography of Asexuality (Anthony Bogaert, Brock University)
  • 16: The Demographics of the Transgender Population (Stacey Lawrence Colton Meier, University of Houston; Christine M. Labuski, University of Arkansas): V. Applied Demography of Sexuality: Perspectives on Policy
  • 17: Patterns of Relationship Recognition by Same-Sex Couples in the United States (M.V. Lee Badgett, University of Massachusetts-Amherst; Jody Herman, Williams Institute, UCLA)
  • 18: Sexuality in the Military (Karen De Angelis, Michelle Sandhoff, Kimberly Bonner, and David R. Segal, University of Maryland)
  • 19: Demographics of Gay and Lesbian Adoption and Family Policies (Mary Ann Davis, Sam Houston State University)
  • 20: Same-Sex Couples’ Construction of Census Categories (Carol S. Walther, Northern Illinois University)
  • VI: Conclusion
  • 21: The Future of the Demography of Sexuality (Amanda K. Baumle, University of Houston).