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

J. Emmett Duffy and Martin Thiel (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179927
eISBN:
9780199790111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179927.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Understanding of animal social and sexual evolution has seen a renaissance in recent years with discoveries of frequent infidelity in apparently monogamous species, the importance of sperm ... More


Classifying Sciences: Systematics and Status in mid-Victorian Natural History

Jim Endersby

in The Organisation of Knowledge in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263266
eISBN:
9780191734854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263266.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses mid-Victorian natural history sciences, focusing on the disputes over the classification within both the zoological and botanical communities. Zoologists argued over the merits ... More


Sexual system genomics and speciation

Rob J. Kulathinal and Rama S. Singh

in Rapidly Evolving Genes and Genetic Systems

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199642274
eISBN:
9780191774751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642274.003.0027
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Reproductive isolation between populations provides an efficient mechanism to generate diversity across time and space. This chapter presents an empirical framework that treats speciation as a ... More


An Overview of Sexual Systems

Günter Vogt

in Reproductive Biology: The Natural History of the Crustacea, Volume 6

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190688554
eISBN:
9780197538272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190688554.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Aquatic Biology

The Crustacea have evolved a broad range of sexual systems, including various types of gonochorism, hermaphroditism, and parthenogenesis. This chapter provides an overview of sexual systems in ... More


Part 1

Benjamin Kahan (ed.)

in Heinrich Kaan's "Psychopathia Sexualis" (1844): A Classic Text in the History of Sexuality

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501704604
eISBN:
9781501706103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704604.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter features the first half of Kaan’s Psychopathia Sexualis. It begins with examinations of sexual systems in plant and animal life, eventually narrowing the discussion down to sexual ... More


Beleaguered Guru: Mary Calderone after SIECUS

Ellen S. More

in Transformation of American Sex Education: Mary Calderone and the Fight for Sexual Health

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781479812042
eISBN:
9781479812059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479812042.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter, after briefly following SIECUS’s faltering fortunes during the 1980s, follows the last decade of Mary Calderone’s career after her departure from SIECUS in 1982. Increasingly she ... More


Hermaphroditism and Gonochorism

Chiara Benvenuto and Stephen C. Weeks

in Reproductive Biology: The Natural History of the Crustacea, Volume 6

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190688554
eISBN:
9780197538272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190688554.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter compares two sexual systems: hermaphroditism (each individual can produce gametes of either sex) and gonochorism (each individual produces gametes of only one of the two distinct sexes) ... More


Naomi Seidman: A Marriage Made in Heaven: The Sexual Politics of Hebrew and Yiddish

Esther Frank

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 14: Focusing on Jews in the Polish Borderlands

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774693
eISBN:
9781800340718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774693.003.0035
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines Naomi Seidman's A Marriage Made in Heaven, the first book-length study of the importance of issues of gender to modern Hebrew and Yiddish literature and to cultural processes. ... More


Behind the Green Door: Love and Lust in Eighteenth-Century Botany

Lincoln Taiz and Lee Taiz

in Flora Unveiled: The Discovery and Denial of Sex in Plants

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190490263
eISBN:
9780190868673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190490263.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Chapter 14 explores literary and scientific reactions to the idea of sex in plants. England experienced a fashion for “phytoerotica”: bawdy verse, in which plants represented human genitalia, and ... More


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