ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SEX EDUCATION by Hugo Beigel

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SEX EDUCATION

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KIRKUS REVIEW

A good volume for home or library, this is complete with more than 1300 entries -- lives up to its subtitle: ""The biological, psychological, physiological, social, legal and medical aspects of sexual development"". As an assistant professor of psychology at Long Island University and the author of several articles on psychology and art, Dr. Beigel has well qualified himself for the writing of such an encyclopedia. On the main questions, birth, menstruation, intercourse -- definitions are clear and well worked, make a fair success of the attempt to cover as many aspects as possible in the necessarily short, space, and are arranged in such a way as to make cross references easy and obvious. Though a sex encyclopedia of this sort could lead to misinterpretations because of its economy of information, it is hoped that it will stimulate further inquiry rather than oversatisfy the minimum requirements.

Pub Date: Feb. 18th, 1952
Publisher: Stephen Daye