Sex and Gender: A Reference Handbook, 1st Edition

  • David E. Newton
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  • ISBN-10: 1440854807
  • ISBN-13: 9781440854804
  • DDC: 305.3
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 362 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released December 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Geared toward high school students, undergraduate students, and general readers, this reference work provides a thorough and unbiased treatment of sex, gender, and transgenderism—social issues of particular importance in today's world.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in the Contemporary World Issues Series.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Half Title Page.
1: Background and History.
2: Problems, Issues, and Solutions.
3: Perspectives.
4: “Come Out! Come Out!”: A Battle Cry for Change.
5: Intersex Human Rights Abuse.
6: Feminisms Coming and Going.
7: Bringing Feelings to the Diagnostic Criteria of Gender Dysphoria.
8: Intersex: Beyond the Sex Binary.
9: Living with Gender Dysphoria.
10: Feminism: Where We've Been and Where We're Going.
11: Sexual Reassignment Surgery: History and Controversy.
12: Gender on a Faceless Internet.
13: Profiles.
14: Data and Documents.
15: Data.
16: Documents.
17: Resources.
18: Chronology.
About the Author.