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Sex and Gender A Spectrum of Views

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ISBN-10: 0534523382

ISBN-13: 9780534523381

Edition: 2003

Authors: Celia Wolf-Devine, Philip E. Devine

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SEX AND GENDER: A SPECTRUM OF VIEWS provides a medium for discussion and debate about today's most provocative issues concerning human sexuality and the relationships between masculinity and femininity. Including a spectrum of views that ranges from the stridently conservative to the progressively feminist, this anthology engages students in these subjects using a wider range of standpoints than is typical of such readers.
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Book details

List price: $201.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 4/18/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Preface for Instructors
Introduction for Students
About the Editors
About the Contributors
Methodological Prologue: How Should We Think about Sex and Gender?
"A Propos of Lady Chatterley's Lover"
"The Fruits of Unreason"
Male and Female: Is the Distinction Natural or Conventional?
"My Conundrum"
"The Principle of Totality--A Possible Justification for Transsexual Surgery?"
"The Universality of Sex Roles"
"The Primacy of Gender Attribution"
"Sex Roles and the Ideal Society"
"Biology, Mere and Otherwise"
"Sex and Gender"
Sexuality: The Flesh and the Spirit
"The Inherent Privacy of Sex"
"Intercourse"
"The Place of Sex Among Human Values"
"Sexual Perversion"
"Reproduction as the Goal of Sexuality"
"Sexual Intercourse: Its Relation to the Rest of Women's Sexual Role"
"The Politics of Orgasm"
"Late Victorians"
"From Old Gay to New"
"The Ladder of Eros"
Reproduction: How Far Should We Try to Control It?
"We Do Abortions Here"
"A Defense of Abortion"
"Abortion and the 'Feminine Voice'"
"Birth Control and the Ideals of Marital Sexuality"
"Marriage and Contraception"
"Collaborative Reproduction: Donors and Surrogates"
"Technology as Destiny"
"Cutting Motherhood in Two"
Marriage and Family: Is the Traditional Family a Good Thing?
"Existential Ethics and Why It's Immoral to Be a Housewife"
"Feeding Egos and Tending Wounds: Deference and Disaffection in Women's Emotional Labor"
"Justice and the Family"
"Liberalism and the Limits of Justice"
"Justice, Gender, and the Family"
"The Power of the Positive Woman"
"Feminists Against the Family"
"When the Bough Breaks"
Politics: Gender in the Public Arena
"Sex Wars: Not the Fun Kind"
"Political Philosophies of Women's Liberation"
"Reweaving Society"
"Is the Favoring of Women and Blacks in Employment and Educational Opportunities Justified?"
"In Defense of Hiring Apparently Less Qualified Women"
"Sexual Harassment: Its First Decade in Court (1986)"
"Reckless Eyeballing"
"Men Without Women"
"Homosex/Ethics"
"The Conservative Case for Same-Sex Marriage"
"'Same-Sex Marriage' and 'Moral Neutrality'"
"The Question of Marriage: Two Arguments"
"Since When Is Marriage a Path to Liberation?"
"Retying the Knot"
Religion: Naming the Supreme Being
"The Sacredness of Nature and Cosmic Religion: Sky Gods and Mother Earth"
Genesis: Chapters 1-3
"Why Women Need the Goddess: Phenomenological, Psychological, and Political Reflections"
"Basic Linguistic Options: God, Women, Equivalence ..."
"On the Fatherhood of God" and "Is 'God the Mother' Just as Good?"
"Making Inclusive Language Inclusive: A Christian Gay Man's View"
"God the Father, God the Mother, and Goddesses"
"Why Christians Name God 'Father'"
"Ecofeminism: Symbolic and Social Connections of the Oppression of Women and the Domination of Nature"
"Women in Genesis 1-3"
"Traditional Judaism and Feminine Spirituality"