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The Social Organization of Sexuality

Sexual Practices in the United States

Edward O. Laumann, John H. Gagnon, Robert T. Michael, Stuart Michaels


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Hardcover (10/17/1994)


New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year

The Social Organization of Sexuality reports the complete results of the nation's most comprehensive representative survey of sexual practices in the general adult population of the United States. This highly detailed portrait of sex in America and its social context and implications has established a new and original scientific orientation to the study of sexual behavior.

University of Chicago Press, 9780226470207, 750pp.

Publication Date: December 15, 2000

About the Author

Edward O. Laumann is the George Herbert Mead Distinguished Service Professor of Sociology at the University of Chicago. He is coauthor of The Social Organization of Sexuality and coeditor of Sex, Love, and Health in America, both published by the University of Chicago Press.