Laqueur_Fausto Sterling

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Laqueur/Fausto Sterling SWMS 210 1/15/09
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“Flaming June” by F. Leighton, 1895
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Laqueur: Question What are the 3 interpretations of the resuscitation of the young woman at the start of Laqueur’s chapter and what are the implications of each?
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Interpretations Jacques-Jean Bruhier: 1752 death requires scientific verification Antoine Louis: 1752 she must have showed signs of life during sex because conception requires orgasm Michael Ryan: 1836 she may well have seemed dead because in fact, conception is independent of female orgasm
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What is the difference between the one-sex model and the two-sex model of gender in terms of the political implications? QuickTime™ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture.
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Who is male and who is female and how do we decide/know? Why should the Y chromosome be the deciding factor? Why do we NEED to know who is male and who is female? Fairness? Reproduction? Decency?
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