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Author Devor, Aaron H., 1951-

Title Gender blending : confronting the limits of duality / Holly Devor
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [1989]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  305.42 Dev/Glc  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 178 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary Annotation. <p>"A major contribution to the understanding of gender." -- Anne Bolin</p><p>"Its readable style achieves a unique balance of the personal with scientific rigor." -- Contemporary Sociology</p><p>"Holly Devor's Gender Blending is a pathfinding study that creates a new frontier in sex and gender research." -- Journal of the History of Sexuality</p><p>"... a fascinating study... " -- Choice</p><p>Fifteen women who have to varying degrees rejected traditional femininity, but not their femaleness, discuss their lives with Devor. These women, sometimes mistaken for men, choose to minimize their female vulnerability in a patriarchal world by minimizing their femininity.</p>
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 167-176
Subject Femininity.
Sex role.
Author Devor, Aaron H., 1951-
LC no. 88046041
ISBN 0253205336 (paperback)