Pepper Schwartz is a professor of sociology at the University of Washington. She has also been a past president of the Society for the Study of Sexuality and a charter member of the International Academy of Sex Research. The author of twelve books, she writes several magazine columns and appears on national television in the US. Dominic Cappello is an internationally renowned designer of parent-child courses. He is also a policy adviser on school violence and harassment and the author of Ten Talks Parents Must Have With Their Children About Violence (currently available from Turnaround).