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Sex and gender on the development of masculinity and femininity by Robert J. Stoller

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Published by Science House in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sex change.,
  • Transvestism.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [363]-376.

Statement[by] Robert J. Stoller.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC557 .S77
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 383 p.
Number of Pages383
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5609695M
LC Control Number68017263

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