By Michael Kimmel, Christine Milrod PhD LMFT AASECT-CST Licensed Psychotherapist Sexologist and Certified Sex Therapist, Amanda Kennedy
Peter. Pecker. Wiener. Dick. Schlong. Penis. no matter what we elect to name it, the penis is greater than only a physique half. This A-to-Z encyclopedia explores the cultural meanings, interpretations, and actions linked to the penis over the centuries and throughout cultures.
Scholars, activists, researchers and clinicians delve into the penis in antiquity, in artwork, in faith, in politics, in media, in track, and within the cultural mind's eye. They learn the penis as an issue, a fetishized commodity, a weapon, an item of play. Penile décor and fashions—from piercings to koteka—are taken care of with equivalent dignity. clarification of universal clinical phrases and not-so-common subcultural practices upload to the vast scope of the ebook. Taken jointly, the Cultural Encyclopedia of the Penis offers fresh, considerate, and wide-ranging perception into this malleable, significant physique part.