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Author Jones, Al, 1949-

Title The gender vendors : sex and lies from Abraham to Freud / Al Jones
Published Lanham : Lexington Books, [2014]
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Contents History Matters -- The Psychology of Selling Gender -- Abraham's Seed -- Covering the Field -- The Science of Sex: Aristotle's Seel and Soil -- The Seeds of Christianity -- Burning Desire: The Witch as Female -- The Nineteenth Century: Less Sex, More Lies -- Freud's Fantasy -- The Contemporary Legacy -- Fair's Fair
Summary Among numerous ancient Western tropes about gender and procreation, ""the seed and the soil"" is arguably the oldest, most potent, and most invisible in its apparent naturalness. In <span style=""font-style:italic;"">Gender Vendors: Sex and Lies from Abraham to Freud, Al Jones de-naturalizes the proto-theory of "seed-and-soil" procreation and deconstructs its contemporary legacy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Biology -- Social aspects -- Philosophy.
Feminist theory.
Nature and nurture -- Philosophy.
Sex role -- Philosophy.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0739190970 (electronic bk.)
9780739190975 (electronic bk.)