The mismeasure of desire : the science, theory and ethics of sexual orientation /

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator: Stein, Edward, 1965-
Format: Book
Imprint: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Series:Ideologies of desire.
Table of Contents:
  • Sex, gender, and sexual orientation
  • What is sexual orientation?
  • Human kinds
  • Essentialism and constructionism about sexual orientation
  • The emerging scientific program for the study of sexual orientation
  • Animal models and evolutionary accounts in the emerging research program
  • Critique of the emerging research program
  • Experiential theories of sexual orientation
  • Sexual orientation and choice
  • Lesbian and gay rights and the science of sexual orientation
  • Selecting and changing the sexual orientation of children
  • Should scientific research on sexual orientation be done?