Sexual Differentiation in the Human Male and Female: Science, Strategies and Politics

  • Richard Green
Part of the Perspectives in Sexuality book series (Persp. Sex.)


We are all male or female. To varying degrees we have feelings, attitudes, and behaviors which carry connotations of masculinity and femininity. Our sexual fantasies and overt activities engage males, females, or both. How much more fundamental to the core of one’s personality can a subject be for scientific study? Current research into sexual differentiation has engaged greater numbers of scientists, of both sexes, and has harnessed more sophisticated research designs. Regrettably, the topic has concurrently become politicized such that dispassionate inquiry is frequently replaced by passionate rhetoric.


Sexual Identity Sexual Differentiation Sexual Fantasy Psychosexual Development Lesbian Mother 
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  • Richard Green
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  1. 1.USA

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