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Author Reis, Elizabeth, 1958-

Title Bodies in doubt : an American history of intersex / Elizabeth Reis.

Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009.

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 Moore Stacks  RC883 .R45 2009    Available  ---
Description xvii, 216 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 163-208) and index.
Contents Hermaphrodites, monstrous births, and same-sex intimacy in early America -- From monsters to deceivers in the early nineteenth century -- The conflation of hermaphrodites and sexual perverts at the turn of the century -- Cutting the Gordian knot : gonads, marriage, and surgery in the 1920s and 1930s -- Psychology, John Money, and the gender of rearing in the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s.
Subject Intersexuality -- United States -- History.
Gender identity -- United States -- History.
Intersex people -- Identity -- Social aspects -- United States.
ISBN 0801891558 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780801891557 (hardcover : alk. paper)