The Resource What do women want? : adventures in the science of female desire, Daniel Bergner

What do women want? : adventures in the science of female desire, Daniel Bergner

Label
What do women want? : adventures in the science of female desire
Title
What do women want?
Title remainder
adventures in the science of female desire
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Bergner
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Critically acclaimed journalist Daniel Bergner disseminates the latest scientific research and paints an unprecedented portrait of female lust: the triggers, the fantasies, the mind-body connection (and disconnection), the reasons behind the loss of libido, and, most revelatory, that this loss is not inevitable. Bergner asks: Are women actually the less monogamous gender? Do women really crave intimacy and emotional connection? Are women more disposed to sex with strangers and multiple pairings than either science or society have ever let on? And is "the fairer sex" actually more sexually aggressive and anarchic than men? While debunking the myths popularized by evolutionary psychology, Bergner also looks at the future of female sexuality. Pharmaceutical companies are pouring billions of dollars to develop a "Viagra" for women. But will it ever be released? Or are we not yet ready for a world in which women can become aroused at the simple popping of a pill? Insightful and illuminating, What Do Women Want? is a deeper exploration of Daniel Bergner's provocative New York Times Magazine cover story; it will spark dynamic debates and discussions for years to come
Cataloging source
IEB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bergner, Daniel
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Women
  • Sexual fantasies
  • Women and erotica
  • Sexual excitement
  • Sex therapy
  • Desire
Target audience
adult
Label
What do women want? : adventures in the science of female desire, Daniel Bergner
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Animals -- Bodies and minds -- The sexual fable of evolutionary science -- Monkeys and rats -- Narcissism -- The alley -- Monogamy -- Four orgasms -- Magic -- A beginning
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
210 pages.
Isbn
9780061906084
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)846599805
  • 1033561
  • (OCoLC)ocn846599805
  • 1033561
Label
What do women want? : adventures in the science of female desire, Daniel Bergner
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Animals -- Bodies and minds -- The sexual fable of evolutionary science -- Monkeys and rats -- Narcissism -- The alley -- Monogamy -- Four orgasms -- Magic -- A beginning
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
210 pages.
Isbn
9780061906084
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)846599805
  • 1033561
  • (OCoLC)ocn846599805
  • 1033561

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