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apartheid of sex

Martine Rothblatt

apartheid of sex

manifesto on the freedom of gender

by Martine Rothblatt

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Published by Pandora in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gender identity.,
  • Sex differences (Psychology),
  • Sexism.,
  • Equality.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: New York: Crown, 1995.

    StatementMartine Rothblatt.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii,178p. ;
    Number of Pages178
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22613775M
    ISBN 100044409583


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In The Apartheid of Sex, Rothblatt makes a case for the adoption of a new sexual model that accommodates every possible shade of gender identity. It reveals that traditional male and female roles are dictated neither by genetics, genitals, nor reproductive biology, but rather by social attitudes that originated in early patriarchal cultures and that have been institutionalized in.

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Malan officially included the policy of. Apartheid, the system of racial and ethnic separation introduced in South Africa inwas a gendered project. The immediate goal of the white Afrikaner men who led the apartheid state was to control black men: to turn black men from perceived political and criminal threats into compliant workers.

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