Gender as a Sort Assembly Tomboys' Stories

@article{Harris2000GenderAA,
  title={Gender as a Sort Assembly Tomboys' Stories},
  author={Adrienne E. Harris},
  journal={Studies in Gender and Sexuality},
  year={2000},
  volume={1},
  pages={223 - 250}
}
  • A. Harris
  • Published 15 July 2000
  • Art
  • Studies in Gender and Sexuality
This article draws on a study of tomboys to reflect on developmental theory in psychoanalysis. To illuminate the power of chaos theory and nonlinear dynamic systems theory in understanding gender and sexuality, I trace three lines of theoretical work on gender, relevant to conceptualizing tomboy love and tomboy identity. First, I reexamine the work on gender development in which bodily life as the wellspring and organizer or gender is prominent. The second strand begins with the organization of… 
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