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Gay, straight, and the reason why : the science of sexual orientation

Author
LeVay, Simon.
Title
Gay, straight, and the reason why : the science of sexual orientation / Simon LeVay.
Format
Book
Published
New York : Oxford University Press, c2011.
Description
xvii, 412 p. : charts, ill. ; 22 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-392), glossary, and indexes.
Contents
  • What is sexual orientation?
  • Why we need biology
  • The outline of a theory
  • Childhood
  • Characteristics of gay and straight adults
  • The role of sex hormones
  • The role of genes
  • The brain
  • The body
  • The older-brother effect.
Kinsey subjects
Sex variations etiology.
Homosexuality etiology.
Homosexuality genetic research.
Homosexuality hormonal research.
ISBN
9780199737673 (alk. paper)
0199737673 (alk. paper)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
532.113 L48 g3 2011
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute