By Asia Friedman
Drawing on greater than sixty interviews with decidedly various populations—the blind and the transgendered—Blind to Sameness solutions provocative questions about the relationships among intercourse changes, biology, and visible conception. either teams converse from specified views that amplify the social development of dominant visible conceptions of intercourse, permitting Friedman to envision the visible building of the sexed physique and highlighting the procedures of social conception underlying our daily adventure of female and male our bodies. the result's a impressive contribution to the sociologies of gender, tradition, and cognition that might revolutionize the best way we predict approximately sex.
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Blind to Sameness: Sexpectations and the Social Construction of Male and Female Bodies by Asia Friedman