Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 December 2011

208 Pages | 36 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199838820

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The Biology of Homosexuality

Jacques Balthazart, PhD

Oxford Series in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology

  • Features a glossary to guide lay readers through the more scientifically-rigorous research chapters
  • Focuses primarily on animal research and examines how this research may be applied to humans
  • Presents a simple description of the biological mechanisms that are involved in the determination of sexual orientation in animals and humans
  • Argues that sexual orientation is under the control of embryonic endocrine and genetic phenomena in which there is little room for individual choice

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