This wide-ranging anthology offers a variety of perspectives with excerpts from books and current articles from research journals, plus four original contributed articles. Topics covered include the major types of sex crimes and offenders, therapies, juvenile sex offenses, and nuisance sexual offenders. This book is designed as a stand alone or as a supplemental text to Sex Crimes, 2/e. Features of this text include: Cutting-edge articles by top scholars in the field Major units of the reader parallel and enhance the contents of Sex Crimes 2/e 

Swinging: A Functional Alternative to Prostitution

Swinging: A Functional Alternative to Prostitution

Swinging: A functional alternative to prostitution
Ronald M.Holmes, University of Louisville

Swinging dates back to the 1950s. Initially, personal ads were the only way for swingers to connect with one another. With the formation of the Sexual Freedom League in the 1960s, this organization paved the way for experimentation in alternative lifestyles. Various sexual behaviors and lifestyles became visible to social and behavioral scientists. Group marriage, trial marriages, communal living, experiments in polygamy, and swinging were but a few of the attempts to change conservative sexual practices. Of course, it was not only sex behaviors that were part of the counterculture of the time. The Vietnam War, draft evaders, the Nixon Watergate scandal, and other social actions were reflecting the mood ...

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