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Evolution's rainbow : diversity, gender, and sexuality in nature and people

Author: Joan Roughgarden; Ebrary, Inc.
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English : [Online-ausg.]View all editions and formats
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Challenges the accepted wisdom about gender identity and sexual orientation. This book explains how the diversity develops from the action of genes and hormones and how people come to differ from  Read more...

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Document Type: Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Roughgarden; Ebrary, Inc.
ISBN: 0520240731 9780520240735
OCLC Number: 704504656
Reproduction Notes: Online-Ausg. Palo Alto, Calif. ebrary, 2009. online-Ressource.
Awards: Winner of Stonewall Book Award (Nonfiction) 2005
Description: 474 Seiten ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Diversity Denied PART ONE: ANIMAL RAINBOWS 1 Sex and Diversity 2 Sex versus Gender 3 Sex within Bodies 4 Sex Roles 5 Two-Gender Families 6 Multiple-Gender Families 7 Female Choice 8 Same-Sex Sexuality 9 The Theory of Evolution PART TWO: HUMAN RAINBOWS 10 An Embryonic Narrative 11 Sex Determination 12 Sex Differences 13 Gender Identity 14 Sexual Orientation 15 Psychological Perspectives 16 Disease versus Diversity 17 Genetic Engineering versus Diversity PART THREE: CULTURAL RAINBOWS 18 Two-Spirits, Mahu, and Hijras 19 Transgender in Historical Europe and the Middle East 20 Sexual Relations in Antiquity 21 Tomboi, Vestidas, and Guevedoche 22 Trans Politics in the United States Appendix: Policy Recommendations Notes Index
Responsibility: Joan Roughgarden.

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