Includes bibliographical references (pages 93-100) and indexes.
Part I. The typological error -- Part II. The language of the comparative psychologist. Sexual behavior in animals ; Genetic and hormonal determinants ; Hormonal and experiential determinants ; Sex and sex related role -- Part III. The language of biology. Chromosomal level ; Hormonal level ; Experience and identity -- Part IV. The language of psychoanalysis. Sex role development -- Part V. The language of social learning theory. Social learning theory : its basic elements ; The development of the sex role ; Limitations of the model -- Part VI. The language of sociology. Sex role and its importance -- Part VII. The language of anthropology. Culture and sex role ; The family setting ; The function of role assignment ; Learning sex role ; Sex role functionalism -- Part VII. Resolution. Biology vs. anthropology ; Developmental transformations ; Do sex differences really matter?