By Karen Carpenter
This booklet brings jointly the newest paintings of Caribbean psychologists within the English-speaking islands of Jamaica, Barbados and Trinidad on gender and sexuality. The authors examine the original demanding situations posed through contradictions among cultural values and sleek sexual expression within the area. They study a large variety of themes equivalent to conceptions of gender roles in fundamental institution little ones, sexual habit and emotional social intelligence in youth, and sexual identities and orientations in adults. Chapters conceal matters together with how ladies who've intercourse with girls (WSWs) self-identify, the 'Lebenswelt' (life global) of fellows who've intercourse with males (MSM) in Jamaica, transsexual care and its mental influence, the impact of tune on sexuality, how intimacy is outlined, in addition to the connection among identification formation and the phobia of intimacy in Jamaica, and the perform of polyamory in Jamaica and Trinidad.
This certain assortment is the 1st of its type, grounded in either qualitative and quantitative study. It provides a worldly comparative analyses of the cultures of the Anglophone Caribbean represented via Trinidad, Jamaica and Barbados to provide a broader discussions of intimacy and relationships. With useful implications for remedy, it will likely be of significant curiosity to students and practitioners of gender and sexuality stories, psychology and tradition.
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