Evolution's Rainbow: Diversity, Gender, and Sexuality in Nature and People / Edition 2

Evolution's Rainbow: Diversity, Gender, and Sexuality in Nature and People / Edition 2

by Joan Roughgarden
     
 

ISBN-10: 0520260120

ISBN-13: 9780520260122

Pub. Date: 04/01/2009

Publisher: University of California Press

"Thought-provoking...profound....Combines the combustible power of a keen intellect with powerful conviction and ethical courage." -American Scientist  See more details below

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"Thought-provoking...profound....Combines the combustible power of a keen intellect with powerful conviction and ethical courage." -American Scientist

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520260122
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
04/01/2009
Edition description:
First Edition, With a New Preface
Pages:
488
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 8.92(h) x 1.23(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the 2009 Edition ix

Introduction: Diversity Denied 1

Part 1 Animal Rainbows

1 Sex and Diversity 13

2 Sex versus Gender 22

3 Sex within Bodies 30

4 Sex Roles 43

5 Two-Gender Families 49

6 Multiple-Gender Families 75

7 Female Choice 106

8 Same-Sex Sexuality 127

9 The Theory of Evolution 159

Part 2 Human Rainbows

10 An Embryonic Narrative 185

11 Sex Determination 196

12 Sex Differences 207

13 Gender Identity 238

14 Sexual Orientation 245

15 Psychological Perspectives 262

16 Disease versus Diversity 280

17 Genetic Engineering versus Diversity 306

Part 3 Cultural Rainbows

18 Two-Spirits, Mahu, and Hijras 329

19 Transgender in Historical Europe and the Middle East 352

20 Sexual Relations in Antiquity 367

21 Tomboi, Vestidas, and Guevedoche 377

22 Trans Politics in the United States 387

Appendix: Policy Recommendations 401

Notes 409

Index 461

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