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Gender Shock – Exploding the Myths of Male and Female

Combining investigative journalism with a survey of current scientific research, Phyllis Burke pushes our society’s hottest button, gender anxiety. Contrary to gender gurus such as John Gray, who have depended upon exploiting the differences between men and women, Burke debunks the myth that men and women are from different planets. She casts a disbelieving eye on the shockingly popular diagnosis of Gender Identity Disorder, in which children as young as three years old undergo therapy for not adhering to accepted notions of “girl” and “boy” behavior, and she encourages a shift towards a “gender independent” culture, in which individuals adopt the best traits of both sexes.

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