Sex and Gender

Sex and Gender

A Reference Handbook

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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.


• Offers answers to essential questions about transgender issues that are accessible to high school students, undergraduate students, and general readers interested in sex and gender

• Presents background and insight to a number of social issues and topics that are of considerable interest to young adults but are often treated in a very limited fashion or skipped completely in school curricula

• Includes a chapter comprising perspective essays that voice diverse opinions regarding controversial gender issues

• Provides additional resources that enable readers to conduct further research or stay up to date on issues that are as yet unresolved



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This reference for students in high school and up focuses on issues of gender roles, transvestism, and transgenderism. After background and history, the book overviews problems, issues, and solutions and highlights controversies in areas such as intersex human rights, gender dysphoria, and sexual reassignment surgery. After a section of profiles of people and organizations, the book presents excerpts from primary source documents including state and federal legislation and court decisions. The final section lists and briefly describes books, articles, reports, and web sites. The book also includes a year-by-year chronology, an extensive glossary, and b&w photos. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)

Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: (ebook)
1440854793 (alk. paper)
9781440854798 (alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: Y305.3 NEW
Characteristics: xvii, 362 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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