Middlesex, Jeffrey Eugenides, 2002
General: Trying to make sense of sex/gender ...
|A starting place||Adding a biological perspective|
sex = biology|
gender = culture
identity = ?
|"culture" is not independent of "biology" nor "biology" of "culture"|
"self" is influenced by both and is a contributor to both
both "sex" AND "gender" are "social constructs"; so too are both "biology" and "culture"
Specific: From genes to bodies (via hormones)
Some Further References:
Pseudohermaphroditism, from General Practice Notebook
Heredity and Development
Intersex, Bristol Urological Institute
Transsexuality: An Introduction, from the Gender Trust, UK
Normal Development of the Penis and Male Urethra
Gender: In the Genes or in the Jeans?
Hermaphrodies, pseudohermaphrodites, and anomalous sexual morphology
Assortment in maternal or paternal only sets
Punnett Square Diagram of a Monohybrid Cross
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