Gender: A Genealogy of an Idea by Jennifer Germon (auth.)

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While many of his contemporaries pursued postgraduate education in the United Kingdom, Money chose to go instead to North America. 6 Toward the end of 1949 Money attended a presentation by faculty member George Gardner, an event he would later describe as serendipitous. 8 Inspired by Gardner’s presentation, Money reconfigured the project into a critique of Freud’s first essay on sexuality. Money realized fully the significance that the intersexed living as men and as women held for psychosexual theories of instinct and drive.

Miscellaneous cases, unclassifiable owing to insufficient data11 Some background to these classifications is warranted. 12 Improvements in anesthesia and medical hygiene during the late 1800s had made laparotomy a viable technique for examining the internal gonadal tissue (or “sex glands”) of living patients, where previously such examinations had been possible only postmortem. 13 According to Klebs’s schema, a true hermaphrodite was someone who possessed both testicular and ovarian gonadal tissue—either in the form of one ovary and one testis or as a single ovotestis.

Money and the Production of Gender 37 You knew in the very core of your consciousness that you were male or female. ”54 Little wonder he considered the postnatal period to be the more important of the two critical phases. Like Stockard and Konrad Lorenz before him, Money understood the imprinting process to be irreversible, and this added further impetus to his recommendation for early interventions on intersexed infants. To add force to his argument, Money asserted that the critical period for gender identity differentiation was linked to the critical period for language acquisition, since both derived from the origins of conceptual language.

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