Ethics and Intersex


ISBN: 978-1-4020-4313-0 (Print) 978-1-4020-4314-7 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages 1-25

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-16

    The Role of Genes and Hormones in Sexual Differentiation

  3. Chapter

    Pages 17-46

    Towards a More Inclusive Conception of Gender-Diversity for Intersex Advocacy and Ethics

  4. Chapter

    Pages 47-71

    Intersex and the Rhetorics of Healing

  5. Chapter

    Pages 73-86

    Intersex and Human Rights: The Long View

  6. Chapter

    Pages 87-101

    International Legal Developments Protecting the Autonomy Rights of Sexual Minorities: Who Should Determine the Appropriate Treatment for an Intersex Infant?

  7. Chapter

    Pages 103-113

    The Right to Be Wrong: Sex and Gender Decisions

  8. Chapter

    Pages 115-137

    Advances in Treating (Or Not Treating) Intersexed Persons: Understanding Resistance to Change

  9. Chapter

    Pages 139-151

    Experiments in Gender: Ethics at the Boundaries of Clinical Practice and Research

  10. Chapter

    Pages 153-163

    Prenatal Gender Imprinting and Medical Decision-Making:Genetic Male Neonates with Severely Inadequate Penises

  11. Chapter

    Pages 165-181

    Gender Identity and Intersexuality

  12. Chapter

    Pages 183-205

    Intersex, East and West

  13. Chapter

    Pages 207-214

    Adult Outcomes of Feminizing Surgery

  14. Chapter

    Pages 1-2

    Clinical Management of Children and Adolescents with Intersex Conditions

  15. Chapter

    Pages 225-240

    Psychology and Clinical Management of Vaginal Hypoplasia

  16. Chapter

    Pages 241-258

    The Ethics of Using Dexamethasone to Prevent Virilization of Female Fetuses

  17. Chapter

    Pages 259-270

    Intersexuality, Cultural Influences, and Cultural Relativism

  18. Chapter

    Pages 271-291

    Authenticity and Intersexuality

  19. Chapter

    Pages 293-309

    Christianity and Human Sexual Polymorphism: Are They Compatible?

  20. Chapter

    Pages 311-317

    Ethics and Futuristic Scientific Developments Concerning Genitoplasty

  21. Chapter

    Pages 319-332

    Postmodern Intersex

  22. Back Matter

    Pages 333-336