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Essays about gender

What is gender?
Definitions.
 
Gender and psychoanalysis
Introduction
Freud
Jung - The Golden Flower.

Psychology

Genetics
Introduction.
The Cell
Reading the instructions
Copying genes - Mitosis
Copying genes - Meiosis
Meiosis and Fertilisation
The sex chromosomes
Is there a gene for it?
Inheritance
Genes and personality
Non-Mendelian Inheritance
          Epigenesis
          The Maternal Effect
Mitochondria

The Developing Embryo
Introduction
The Germ Cells
Germ Line and Somatic Mutations
Hermaphrodites.
Conception and Development.
The SRY Gene.
Genetic Errors.
Genetic Errors of Metabolism.
The Fetal Environment.
Some Statistics

5. Development.
Introduction
Physical development.
Discussion.
Imperato-McGinley.
The Circumcision that went wrong.
John/Janice
A personal Account.
The 'Science' Behind Autogynephilia

Hormones in Context.
Introduction.
Systems and Controls.
Estrogens and Androgens.
Testosterone and Aggression.
          The role of aggression.
          Mice and rats.
          Primates.
          Mothers.
          Flooded with testosterone?
          Crimes of violence.
          Childhood.

Neurobiology
Introduction
The Nervous System
Nerves.
The Brain
The Cerebral Cortex
          Theories About Thinking
          Sex Differences

Ethology
Introduction
Reproduction
Maternal Strategies
Living in Groups
Dominance and Male Behaviour
Primates.

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