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Author Brookey, Robert Alan, 1959-

Title Reinventing the male homosexual : the rhetoric and power of the gay gene / Robert Alan Brookey
Published Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, 2002


Description 1 online resource (x, 167 pages)
Series Race, gender, and science
Race, gender, and science.
Contents Acknowledgments; Reinventing the Male Homosexual; ONE: Rights, Choice, and the Appeal of Biology; TWO: The Sociopsychological Theories of Male Homosexuality; THREE: Behavioral Genetics; FOUR: Neuroendocrinology; FIVE: Sociobiology/Evolutionary Psychology; SIX: Beyond the Gay Gene; References; Index; About the Author
Summary Reinventing the Male Homosexual: The Rhetoric and Power of the Gay Gene examines the assumption that embracing the biological research on homosexuality is a viable political strategy for the gay rights movement. The biological argument for gay rights is treated as a "bio-rhetoric," a means of incorporating scientific research into public debates. The book investigates the biological research on which this gay rights argument is based, and explores how male homosexuality is conceptualized in the fields of
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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SUBJECT Manfred Mann gnd
Subject Male homosexuality -- Physiological aspects -- Research -- Social aspects
Male homosexuality -- Genetic aspects -- Research -- Social aspects
Behavior genetics.
Genetic psychology.
Gay rights.
Homosexuality, Male -- genetics
Homosexuality, Male -- psychology
Genetics, Behavioral
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Gay Studies.
Behavior genetics
Gay rights
Genetic psychology
Biologische aspecten.
Discourse analysis.
Gay rights.
Homosexualité masculine -- Aspect psychologique.
Homosexualité masculine -- Aspect social.
Génétique du comportement.
Homosexuels -- Droits.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0253108918