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Evolution's rainbow : diversity, gender, and sexuality in nature and people / Joan Roughgarden.

Roughgarden, Joan. (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Stan Getz Library QH541.15.B56 R68 2009 37684001075620 Library Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780520260122 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0520260120 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xi, 474 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. ; University of California Press, c2009.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally published: 2004. With new pref.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 409-459) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction : Diversity denied -- Animal rainbows. Sex and diversity. Sex versus gender. Sex within bodies. Sex roles. Two-gender families. Multiple-gender families. Female choice. Same-sex sexuality. The theory of evolution -- Human rainbows. An embryonic narrative. Sex determination. Sex differences. Gender identity. Sexual orientation. Psychological perspectives. Disease versus diversity. Genetic engineering versus diversity -- Cultural rainbows. Two-spirits, mahu, and hijras. Transgender in historical Europe and the Middle East. Sexual relations in antiquity. Tomboi, vestidas, and guevedoche. Trans politics in the United States.
Subject: Biodiversity
Sexual behavior in animals.
Gender identity
Sexual orientation.

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