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  • ISBN10: 0253210879

Reinventing the Sexes Biomedical Construction of Femininity and Masculinity

by Marianne Van Den Wijngaard

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  • Publisher: Indiana Univ Pr
  • Publish date: 06/01/1997
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1. Femininity and Women in Biology and Feminist Theory1.1 Gender Trouble and Making Sex1.2 Back and Forward to Nurture and Nature1.3 Feminist Visions of Biological Sex Differences1.4 Feminist Ideology Haunted by Biology1.5 Biological Ideology Haunted by Feminism1.6 Toward Construction of Masculinity and Femininity1.7 Possibilities and Constraints1.8 Why the Brain?2. Acceptance of Scientific Theories and Images Concerning Masculinity and Femininity2.1 Introduction2.2 Introduction and Context of the Proposal of the Organization Theory2.3 Acceptance and Extension of the Organization Theory2.4 Reasons for Acceptance of the Organization Theory2.5 Conversion of Androgens to Estradiol2.6 Mechanisms Perpetuating the Dual Function of Hormones2.7 Conclusions3. Feminism and the Biological Construction of Female and Male Behavior3.1 Introduction3.2 Biological Theory on Development of Behavior3.3 Masculinity and Femininity in the Experiments3.4 Criticisms of the Organization Theory3.5 A Cry for the Liberation of the Female Rodent3.6 Reinventing Female Appetitive Activities3.7 Feminism and the Biological Construction of Human Behavior3.8 Environmental Factors and the Biological Construction of Behavior3.9 Sexually Dimorphic Behavior Challenged/Unlimited3.10 Conclusions4. The Construction of Women and Men in Medical Practice4.1 Introduction4.2 Pseudo-hermaphroditism Through the Ages4.3 Medical Considerations in the Treatment of Ambiguous Sex4.4 Treatment of Psychological Masculinity and Femininity4.5 Asymmetrical Duality Within the Theory4.6 Transference of Fundamental Knowledge into Medical Practice4.7 Conclusions5. Reinventing the Sexes5.1 19591971 Masculine Monism5.2 19711976 Introduction of Femininity, Return to Dualism5.3 19771985 Dualism Unlimited5.4 19591985 Dualism Revised5.5 Nature-Nurture Revised5.6 Behavior Changes Nature and Nurture5.7 Feminism Revised5.8 Science and Gender PerspectivesBibliography
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