Sex Syllabus - How Sex Changed Biomedical Sex Research in...

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How Sex Changed: Biomedical Sex Research in the Twentieth Century 12:090:250:01 Fall 2011 Wednesday 2:50-5:50 Brett Seminar Room James Reed Van Dyck 118 [email protected] TTH: 5:30-6:30. I can also meet with you by appointment, or before/after class, by appointment. This is a course about the relationship between scientists and human sexuality. We will examine some of the most important efforts to understand and to control sexual behavior. Who studied sex? How did they define it? What methods did they use? Why did they do it? Who paid for the work? What is the relationship between this science, gender systems, and other salient aspects of U.S. society? What can we learn from the immense discourse constructed by sex researchers? We will begin with the "crisis in civilized sexual morality" and Freud's visit to the U.S. in 1909 and end with the emergence of the intersexed and the transgendered as self- conscious minorities successfully struggling for civil rights. We will have an Alfred
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This note was uploaded on 10/23/2011 for the course HONORS SEM 01:090:250 taught by Professor Jamesreed during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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