Bodies in Doubt

An American History of Intersex

JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESSISBN: 9781421441849

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Elizabeth Reis
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Elizabeth Reis (NEW YORK, NY) is a historian and professor of gender and medical ethics at the Macaulay Honors College, City University of New York. She is the author of Damned Women: Sinners and Witches in Puritan New England and the editor of American Sexual Histories.
Preface Acknowledgments Introduction A Note About Terminology and Illustrations 1. Hermaphrodites, Monstrous Births, and Same-Sex Intimacy in Early America 2. From Monsters to Deceivers in the Early Nineteenth Century 3. The Conflation of Hermaphrodites and Sexual Perverts at the Turn of the Century 4. Cutting the Gordian Knot: Gonads, Marriage, and Surgery in the 1920s and 1930s 5. Psychology, John Money, and the Gender of Rearing in the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s 6. Bioethics, Informed Consent, and Children's Rights 7. Who Stands Under the Umbrella? The Politics of Naming and Categorizing Intersex Notes Index

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