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Hermaphroditism in Caridean Shrimps: Mating Systems, Sociobiology, and Evolution, with Special Reference to Lysmata

Raymond T. Bauer

in Evolutionary Ecology of Social and Sexual Systems: Crustaceans as Model Organisms

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179927
eISBN:
9780199790111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179927.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Hermaphroditism is rare in the decapod Crustacea, but protandry (male to female sex change) is not uncommon in caridean shrimps. Protandric shrimps are generally mobile, living in high-density ... More


Afterword

Kathleen S. Cole

in Reproduction and Sexuality in Marine Fishes: Patterns and Processes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264335
eISBN:
9780520947979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264335.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This book was envisaged as an opportunity to focus on a number of topics associated with reproductive biology among marine fishes. The contributions aim to generate new testable models for questions ... More


Hermaphroditism: A Primer on the Biology, Ecology, and Evolution of Dual Sexuality

John Avise

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153867
eISBN:
9780231527156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153867.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

While it is true that members of most sexually reproducing species can be defined as either male or female, those who belong to the rest of the biological world are not so simply understood. ... More


Sexuality and the Unnatural in Colonial Latin America

Zeb Tortorici (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288140
eISBN:
9780520963184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288140.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book explorse the history of illicit and alternative sexualities in Latin America’s colonial and early national periods. Together the chapters examine how “the unnatural” came to inscribe ... More


Not Suitable as a Man?: Conscription, Masculinity, and Hermaphroditism in Early Twentieth-Century Japan

Teresa A. Algoso

in Recreating Japanese Men

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267374
eISBN:
9780520950320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267374.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Whereas sex and status had been inseparable social identifiers during preindustrial times, reforms and discourses during the Meiji era had created a new “category of woman that cut across all classes ... More


Introduction

Geertje Mak

in Doubting Sex: Inscriptions, Bodies and Selves in Nineteenth-century Hermaphrodite Case Histories

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719086908
eISBN:
9781781702628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086908.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter considers some methodological and theoretical issues constituting the context for this book. It first introduces the reader to the sources that are the basis of the book: the medical ... More


Secrecy and Disclosure: The Politics of Containment

Geertje Mak

in Doubting Sex: Inscriptions, Bodies and Selves in Nineteenth-century Hermaphrodite Case Histories

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719086908
eISBN:
9781781702628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086908.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter seeks to take seriously the fact that the initial response in cases of hermaphroditism was not to disclose the sexual body to a physician in order to have it examined objectively. The ... More


The Dislodgement of the Person

Geertje Mak

in Doubting Sex: Inscriptions, Bodies and Selves in Nineteenth-century Hermaphrodite Case Histories

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719086908
eISBN:
9781781702628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086908.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter demonstrates how enactments of doubting sex and sexual function under bedside medicine differed from those under the new medical regime. A general overview of how and by whom ... More


Sex Assignment Around 1900. From a Legal to a Clinical Issue

Geertje Mak

in Doubting Sex: Inscriptions, Bodies and Selves in Nineteenth-century Hermaphrodite Case Histories

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719086908
eISBN:
9781781702628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086908.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes how physicians' relationships to the law had become troubled by the end of the nineteenth century. It discusses the conflict between legal purpose and a humanitarian ... More


Gonad Morphology in Hermaphroditic Gobies

Kathleen S. Cole

in Reproduction and Sexuality in Marine Fishes: Patterns and Processes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264335
eISBN:
9780520947979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264335.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Gobiid fishes constitute the second-largest family of vertebrates, and with more than 235 genera and over 1,400 species, they are by a considerable margin the largest family of marine fishes. Among ... More


Gonad Development in Hermaphroditic Gobies

Kathleen S. Cole

in Reproduction and Sexuality in Marine Fishes: Patterns and Processes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264335
eISBN:
9780520947979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264335.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Among hermaphroditic goby taxa (Perciformes, Gobiidae), considerable variability in the composition and configuration of gametogenic tissue within the gonad proper is coupled with a diversity of ... More


Bidirectional Sex Change in Marine Fishes

Philip L. Munday, Tetsuo Kuwamura, and Frederieke J. Kroon

in Reproduction and Sexuality in Marine Fishes: Patterns and Processes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264335
eISBN:
9780520947979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264335.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Sex change (sequential hermaphroditism) is well known in fishes, where its occurrence and evolutionary advantage have been the focus of numerous reviews since the early 1960s. This chapter explores ... More


Two Sexes in One

John C. Avise and Trudy Nicholson

in Hermaphroditism: A Primer on the Biology, Ecology, and Evolution of Dual Sexuality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153867
eISBN:
9780231527156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153867.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter defines hermaphroditism, and contrasts male with female in diverse organisms. A hermaphrodite is a dual-sex organism that has the capacity to reproduce as both male and female during its ... More


Dual-sex Vertebrates

John C. Avise and Trudy Nicholson

in Hermaphroditism: A Primer on the Biology, Ecology, and Evolution of Dual Sexuality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153867
eISBN:
9780231527156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153867.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter studies hermaphroditism in vertebrates. Hermaphroditism is displayed in several hundred species of bony fishes (teleosts) distributed across about 30 taxonomic families in a dozen ... More


Phylum Gastrotricha

Claus Nielsen

in Animal Evolution: Interrelationships of the Living Phyla

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199606023
eISBN:
9780191774706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606023.003.0030
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Animal Biology

The phylum Gastrotricha consists of roughly 500 described species of microscopic, aquatic animals, and has traditionally been divided into the marine Macrodasyoida and the marine or limnic ... More


The diversity of sexual cycles

Leo W. Beukeboom and Nicolas Perrin

in The Evolution of Sex Determination

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199657148
eISBN:
9780191748103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657148.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The sexual cycles of eukaryotes vary immensely in terms of the relative importance of the haploid and diploid phases, the differentiation between gametes, and the timing and mode of sex ... More


Elizabethan Translation: the Art of the Hermaphrodite

Jonathan Bate

in Translating Life: Studies in Transpositional Aesthetics

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236740
eISBN:
9781846314285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236740.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

During the Elizabethan period, England seems to have been strangely preoccupied with hybrids, in which boundaries cross and opposites mix. More specifically, the Elizabethans appear to celebrate an ... More


Translation as Repetition: The Miller and his Tale

Warren Ginsberg

in Tellers, Tales, and Translation in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198748786
eISBN:
9780191811500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748786.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

After the Knight has finished his tale, the Host asks the Monk to “quite” him. The Miller, however, demands that he be the one to “quite” the Knight. The Miller repeats Harry’s verb and he translates ... More


The Birth of Gender: Social Control, Hermaphroditism, and the New Postwar Sexual Apparatus

Jemima Repo

in The Biopolitics of Gender

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190256913
eISBN:
9780190256937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190256913.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter documents and critically analyzes the biopolitical origins of the modern gender discourse. Contrary to the idea that gender originates from feminism, this chapter shows that pioneering ... More


coming of age with intersex: xxy

elizabeth reis

in The Picture of Health: Medical Ethics and the Movies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199735365
eISBN:
9780190267520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199735365.003.0063
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the intersex condition as seen in the film XXY (2007). The film tells the story of 15-year-old Alex and her parents as they confront Alex's intersex condition. Intersex used to ... More


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