Departing from Deviance: A History of Homosexual Rights and Emancipatory Science in America (review)

@article{Boag2002DepartingFD,
  title={Departing from Deviance: A History of Homosexual Rights and Emancipatory Science in America (review)},
  author={P. Boag},
  journal={Journal of the History of Sexuality},
  year={2002},
  volume={11},
  pages={692 - 694}
}
  • P. Boag
  • Published 2002
  • Sociology
  • Journal of the History of Sexuality
  • reaching back into our prehistory have shaped our sexual perceptions going forward. Most importantly, McElvaine stresses the importance of understanding that while the human biogram, dating back eons, is suffused with innate characteristics, notions of drastic sexual inequality are constructs of the last ten thousand years. McElvaine’s approach is appealing, as he utilizes our biological inheritance to combat arguments for Social Darwinism, instead advancing a progressive message: to view the… CONTINUE READING
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