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Call# RC570 .C55 1974
Summary Book: "Human Sexuality and the Mentally Retarded" Edited by Felix F. de la Cruz & Gerald D. LaVeck; published by Penguin Books Inc: Maryland.
On back, "In recent years authorities have recognized that the mentally retarded have a right to sexual expression, but the legal, psychological, and biological implications of this right continue to be ignored, an fear and misinformation abound. In the present volume experts from many fields explore all that is known and all that should be known about the sexuality of the retarded. Among the topics they examine are the physical and psychological factors in retardates' sexual activity, the effects of institutionalization on sexuality, the role of sex education, and the arguments over contraception, sterilization, marriage, and parenthood. Difficult questions regarding the rights of the retarded are also considered, as well as how retardates will be affected by society's evolving sexual concepts."
Object Name Book
Author De la Cruz, Felix F., ed.
Subjects Human body
Sex
retardation
Title Human sexuality and the mentally retarded
Published Date 1974
Physical Description xviii, 347 p. 24 cm. 7.75" x 5.125" x .75"
Catalog Number 2005.122.1