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Sex and Gender The Development of Masculinity and Femininity

by Robert J. Stoller

Sex and Gender The Development of Masculinity and Femininity Synopsis

In this book, the author 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.

Sex and Gender The Development of Masculinity and Femininity Press Reviews

'It is a pleasure to give an unreserved welcome to Stoller's book.he covers both psychological and biological anomalies of sexual identity which he has been studying clinically for ten years.'- Hugh Freeman, New Society'Dr.Stoller's contribution must rank as a milestone in our understanding of the development of masculinity and feminity and can do a great deal to alleviate some fundamental uncertainties in this area'.- Sydney Brandon British Medical Journal

Book Information

ISBN: 9780946439034
Publication date: 31st December 1994
Author: Robert J. Stoller
Publisher: Karnac Books an imprint of Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 400 pages
Categories: Sexual behaviour, Child & developmental psychology,

About Robert J. Stoller

Robert J. Stoller M.D. was, until his death, Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA School of Medicine. His books on human sexuality include 'The Transsexual Experiment', 'Perversion: The Erotic Form of Hatred', 'Splitting: A Case of Female Masculinity', 'Porn: Myths for the Twentieth Century', 'Pain and Passion: A Psychoanalyst explores the World of S and M', 'Observing the Erotic Imagination' and 'Presentations of Gender'. Dr Stoller was a psychoanalyst but because he recognized the need to understand how biological forces contribute to the development of mental functions, he took account of the important work that had come out of the ...

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