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Review: Making Sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to Freud

User Review  - Kent - Goodreads

Laqueur can be a bit of a challenge to get through due to complex arguments and wordy writing. He certainly could have used a better editor. However, his arguments about the relationship between sex ... Read full review

Review: Making Sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to Freud

User Review  - Quin Rich - Goodreads

A compelling, informative, and richly supported account of the history of representations of sex in discourse. Makes a strong case for a shift from a paradigm of one sex to two. While the entire book ... Read full review

Review: Making Sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to Freud

User Review  - Michelle - Goodreads

Surprise! Sex is a historical construct too. Read full review

Review: Making Sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to Freud

User Review  - Liam Guilar - Goodreads

Laqueur takes the statement: Sex is biological: Gender is cultural and turns it on its head, arguing that culture precedes sex. He doesn't mean wine and a trip to the theatre, but that changing ... Read full review

Review: Making Sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to Freud

User Review  - Bradley - Goodreads

Provocative, though the argument leaves much unaddressed. Read full review

Review: Making Sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to Freud

User Review  - Ammie - Goodreads

I read this book for a class, and I used the main premise of the first section (that social importance shifted from gender to sex in about the 1600's) in countless papers in grad school (even though I ... Read full review


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