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The anthropology of sex.

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Harper & Row , New York
StatementTranslated by Julie Kernan. With a foreword by Dan Sullivan.
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LC ClassificationsHQ21 .J3513
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Pagination188 p.
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LC Control Number67014941
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Initially, social scientists sought to distinguish sex from gender. As my introductory anthropology textbook defines sex: “observable physical characteristics that distinguish the two kinds of human beings, females and males, needed for reproduction” (Lavenda & Schultz ).

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