Sex Matters

@article{Peterson2014SexM,
  title={Sex Matters},
  author={V. Peterson},
  journal={International Feminist Journal of Politics},
  year={2014},
  volume={16},
  pages={389 - 409}
}
  • V. Peterson
  • Published 2014
  • Sociology
  • International Feminist Journal of Politics
Abstract Feminists increasingly recognize that “sex,” as a reference to embodied male–female difference, is no less socially constructed than “gender.” Like all signifiers, the meaning of these terms is produced through contingent and particular historical processes; yet histories of “how sex was made” are rare. This essay draws on extensive, multidisciplinary research – focused through a lens of early (archaic) state making – to render a partial and provisional genealogy of sex. The schematic… Expand

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