Sex and Gender: The Development of Masculinity and Femininity [NOOK Book]

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In this book, Dr Stoller describes patients with marked abberrations in their masculinity and feminity--primarily transsexuals, transvestites and patients with marked biological abnormalities of their sex - in order to find clues to gender development in more normal people.
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Sex and Gender: The Development of Masculinity and Femininity

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Overview

In this book, Dr Stoller describes patients with marked abberrations in their masculinity and feminity--primarily transsexuals, transvestites and patients with marked biological abnormalities of their sex - in order to find clues to gender development in more normal people.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781781811306
  • Publisher: Karnac Books
  • Publication date: 12/31/1994
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 400
  • File size: 961 KB

Table of Contents

Pt. I Patients With Biological Abnormalities
1 Biological Substrates of Sexual Behavior 3
2 The Intersexed Patient With Normal Gender Identity 17
3 The Disruption of Established Gender Identity 24
4 The Hermaphroditic Identity of Hermaphrodites 29
5 The Sense of Maleness 39
6 The Sense of Femaleness 50
7 A Biological Force in Gender Identity? 65
Pt. II Patients Without Biological Abnormalities
8 Male Childhood Transsexualism 89
9 The Mother's Contribution to Boyhood Transsexualism 108
10 Artistic Ability and Boyhood Femininity 126
11 Etiological Factors in Adult Male Transsexualism 131
12 The Transsexual's Denial of Homosexuality 141
13 Identity, Homosexuality, and Paranoidness 154
14 A Feminine Man: A Control Case 163
15 A Bisexual Mother: A Control Case 170
16 Differential Diagnosis: Transvestism and Transsexualism 176
17 Female (Versus Male) Transvestism 194
18 Transvestites' Women 206
19 Bondage and Cross-Dressing 218
Pt. III Aspects of Treatment
20 Treatment of Patients With Biological Abnormalities of Sex 231
21 The Treatment of Transvestism and Transsexualism 241
22 Moral Issues in Sex-Transformation Procedures 255
23 Conclusion 262
Appendix: Data on Transsexuals 277
Chapter References 351
Bibliography 365
Index 377
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