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050 00 QH541.15.B56|bR68 2004 
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100 1  Roughgarden, Joan. 
245 10 Evolution's rainbow :|bdiversity, gender, and sexuality in
       nature and people /|cJoan Roughgarden. 
264  1 Berkeley :|bUniversity of California Press,|c[2004] 
264  4 |c©2004 
300    474 pages ;|c24 cm 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
504    Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0  Introduction: Diversity denied -- Pt. I. Animal rainbows. 
       1. Sex and diversity -- 2. Sex versus gender -- 3. Sex 
       within bodies -- 4. Sex roles -- 5. Two-gender families --
       6. Multiple-gender families -- 7. Female choice -- 8. Same
       -sex sexuality -- 9. The theory of evolution -- Pt. II. 
       Human rainbows. 10. An embryonic narrative -- 11. Sex 
       determination -- 12. Sex differences -- 13. Gender 
       identity -- 14. Sexual orientation -- 15. Psychological 
       perspectives -- 16. Disease versus diversity -- 17. 
       Genetic engineering versus diversity -- Pt. III. Cultural 
       rainbows. 18. Two-spirits, mahu, and hijras -- 19. 
       Transgender in historical Europe and the Middle East -- 
       20. Sexual relations in antiquity -- 21. Tomboi, vestidas,
       and guevedoche -- 22. Trans politics in the United States 
       -- Appendix. Policy recommendations. 
520    In this book, the author challenges accepted wisdom about 
       gender identity and sexual orientation. She takes on the 
       medical establishment, the Bible, social science - and 
       even Darwin himself. She leads the reader through a ... 
       discussion of diversity in gender and sexuality among fish,
       reptiles, amphibians, birds, and mammals, including 
       primates. She argues that principal elements of Darwinian 
       sexual selection theory are false and suggests a new 
       theory that emphasizes social inclusion and control of 
       access to resources and mating opportunity. She disputes a
       range of scientific and medical concepts, including 
       Wilson's genetic determinism of behavior, evolutionary 
       psychology, the existence of a gay gene, the role of 
       parenting in determining gender identity, and Dawkins's 
       "selfish gene" as the driver of natural selection. She 
       dares social science to respect the agency and rationality
       of diverse people shows that many cultures across the 
       world and throughout history accommodate people we label 
       today as lesbian, gay, and transgendered and calls on the 
       Christian religion to acknowledge the Bible's many 
       passages endorsing diversity in gender and sexuality. In 
       the book, she concludes with bold recommendations for 
       improving education in biology, psychology, and medicine 
       for democratizing genetic engineering and medical practice
       and for building a public monument to affirm diversity as 
       one of our nation's defining principles. 
650  0 Biodiversity. 
650  0 Sexual behavior in animals. 
650  0 Gender identity. 
650  0 Sexual orientation. 
650 12 Biodiversity|vPopular Works. 
650 22 Cross-Cultural studies|vPopular Works. 
650 22 Evolution|vPopular Works. 
650 22 Gender Identity|vPopular Works. 
650 22 Sexual behavior in animals|vPopular Works. 
650 22 Sex|vPopular Works. 
856 41 |3Table of contents|uhttp://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/
       ecip0411/2003024512.html 
856 42 |3Publisher description|uhttp://www.loc.gov/catdir/
       description/ucal042/2003024512.html 
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