Gender Blending: Confronting the Limits of Duality

Gender Blending: Confronting the Limits of Duality
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ISBN10: 
0253205336
ISBN13: 
9780253205339
Pages: 
192
Published: 
October 1st 1989 by Indiana University Press
Rating: 
3.27

"A major contribution to the understanding of gender." --Anne Bolin

"Its readable style achieves a unique balance of the personal with scientific rigor." --Contemporary Sociology

"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

..". a fascinating study... " --Choice

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.

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