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Published by Harpercollins Publisher .
Written in English


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Number of Pages272
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Open LibraryOL7593751M
ISBN 100465047912
ISBN 109780465047918

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Written by a medical doctor, Myths of Gender explores studies on 'gender', focusing on the medical aspects. Fausto-Sterling discusses genes, hormones, brain differences, animal behavior, homosexuality, and how science affects society. Succinct, objective, and fascinating. flag 3 likes Like see review/5. Myths Of Gender. By carefully examining the biological, genetic, evolutionary, and psychological evidence, a noted biologist finds a shocking lack of substance behind ideas about biologically based sex differences. Features a new chapter and afterward on recent biological breakthroughs. Myths of gender by Anne Fausto-Sterling, , Basic Books edition, in EnglishCited by: Myths Of Gender.: Anne Fausto-Sterling. Basic Books, - Social Science - pages. 2 Reviews. By carefully examining the biological, genetic, evolutionary, and psychological evidence, a noted /5(2).

  Soh compiled her research in her recent book, “The End of Gender: Debunking the Myths about Sex and Identity in Our Society. Congressman Ken Buck is the author of the new book. About The Book International sex researcher, neuroscientist, and columnist Debra Soh debunks popular gender myths in this research-based, scientific examination of the many facets of gender identity. Is our gender something we’re born with, or are we conditioned by society?Released on: Aug As a biologist, Fausto-Sterling's criticisms are especially sharp. She uses the language and skills of those she wishes to criticize. The book could be used to show how gender bias can creep into the most objective of experiments. It also destabilizes unfounded assumptions about female experience. I read the introduction to Myths Of Gender: Biological Theories About Women And Men, by Dr. Ann Fausto-Sterling, and the lesbian author explains the mantra “women are victims and oppressed.”. She pointed the readers lens to the massive amounts rape of women and violence against women by s: 9.

Myths Of Gender - Fausto-ster - Google Books "By carefully examining the biological, genetic, evolutionary, and psychological evidence, a Brown University biologist, finds a shocking lack of /5(2). A slight tan to page edges. BOOKS MUSIC DVD'S & FILMS GAMES TOYS & LEGO Title: Myths Of Gender: Biological Theories About Men and Women Format: Product Category: Books ISBN: Title: Myths Of Gender: Biological Theories About Men and Women EAN: Authors: Fausto-sterling,/5().   Myths of Gender: Biological Theories about Women and by:   Most authors dedicate their books to loved ones or inspirational teachers. Debra Soh, sexologist and neuroscientist, dedicates her new book, The End of Gender: Debunking the myths about sex and identity in our society to “everyone who blocked me on Twitter.” It’s a fitting tribute, since aggressive opposition to Soh’s spirited defence of science against the prevailing theory-based.