Man and Woman

Man and Woman

A Study of Secondary and Tertiary Sexual Characters

8th Edition - January 1, 1934

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  • Author: Havelock Ellis
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483221472

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Man and Woman: A Study of Secondary and Tertiary Sexual Characters, Eight Edition Revised covers the developments of biological investigation of male and female sexual characteristics. This 16-chapter book specifically considers the radical and essential characters of men and women uninfluenced by external modifying conditions. This book starts with an introduction to the boundary between secondary and tertiary sexual characters. The subsequent chapters examine some of the measurable sex differences in terms of metabolism, the viscera, the growth and body proportions, and the senses. Other chapters describe the anatomical distinction between sexes, including the pelvis and the head. A chapter highlights the phenomena of menstruation of women. The discussion then shifts to tertiary sexual character determinants, such as motion, unconscious state, emotion, and artistic and intellectual impulse. The final chapters tackle the issue of variational tendency in men and women. These chapters also provide a summary of what is known about sexual character distinction. Psychologists, psychiatrists, endocrinologists, and development biologists will find this book rewarding.

Table of Contents

  • I. Introduction

    II. How to Approach the Problem

    III. Metabolism

    IV. The Viscera

    V. The Periodicity of Women

    VI. The Growth and Proportions of the Body

    VII. The Pelvis

    VIII. The Head

    IX. The Senses

    X. Motion

    XI. The Unconscious

    XII. The Affectibility of Women

    XIII. The Artistic Impulse

    XIV. The Intellectual Impulse

    XV. The Variational Tendency

    XVI. Conclusion


Product details

  • No. of pages: 478
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 1934
  • Published: January 1, 1934
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483221472

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Havelock Ellis

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