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Author Reis, Elizabeth, 1958-

Title Bodies in doubt : an American history of intersex / Elizabeth Reis.

Publication Info. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  362.1966 R375B    Check Shelf
Description xvii, 216 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-208) and index.
Contents Hermaphrodites, monstrous births, and same-sex intimacy in early America -- From monsters to deceivers in the early nineteenth century -- The conflation of hermaphrodites and sexual perverts at the turn of the century -- Cutting the Gordian knot : gonads, marriage, and surgery in the 1920s and 1930s -- Psychology, John Money, and the gender of rearing in the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s.
Subject Intersexuality -- United States -- History.
Gender identity -- United States -- History.
Intersex people -- Identity -- Social aspects -- United States.
Disorders of Sex Development -- history -- United States.
Gender Identity -- United States.
Health Policy -- history -- United States.
History, Modern 1601- -- United States.
Social Conditions -- history -- United States.
Transsexualism -- history -- United States.
ISBN 9780801891557 hardcover alkaline paper
0801891558 hardcover alkaline paper
9781421405834 paperback
1421405830 paperback
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