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Sexing the body [electronic resource] : gender politics and the construction of sexuality / Anne Fausto-Sterling.

Author/Creator:
Fausto-Sterling, Anne, 1944-
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
New York, NY : Basic Books, c2000.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (487 p.)
Subjects:
Sex differences.
Gender identity.
Sex differentiation.
Intersexuality.
Sex (Biology).
Sex role.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This path-breaking study of gender and sexuality is the first to go beyond the nature/nurture debate to offer an alternate framework for considering questions of sex and sexuality.
Contents:
CONTENTS; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; 1 DUELING DUALISMS; 2 ''THAT SEXE WHICH PREVAILETH''; 3 OF GENDER AND GENITALS: THE USE AND ABUSE OF THE MODERN INTERSEXUAL; 4 SHOULD THERE BE ONLY TWO SEXES?; 5 SEXING THE BRAIN: HOW BIOLOGISTS MAKE A DIFFERENCE; 6 SEX GLANDS, HORMONES, AND GENDER CHEMISTRY; 7 DO SEX HORMONES REALLY EXIST? (GENDER BECOMES CHEMICAL); 8 THE RODENT'S TALE; 9 GENDER SYSTEMS: TOWARD A THEORY OF HUMAN SEXUALITY; NOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [381]-449) and index.
ISBN:
0-7867-2433-1
OCLC:
818855499
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