Biological Exuberance : Animal Homosexuality and Natural Diversity (1ST)

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Biological Exuberance : Animal Homosexuality and Natural Diversity (1ST)

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 751 p.
  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9780312192396
  • DDC分類 591.562

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments                                    xiii
Introduction 1 (8)
Part I A Polysexual, Polygendered World
The Birds and the Bees 9 (34)
The Many Forms of Animal Homosexuality 12 (14)
What's Good for the Goose...: Comparisons 26 (4)
of Male and Female Homosexuality
A Hundred and One Lesbian Acts: Calculating 30 (6)
the Frequency of Homosexual Behavior
Within Genders, Without Genders, Across 36 (7)
Genders
Humanistic Animals, Animalistic Humans 43 (40)
From Pederasty to Butch-Femme: Uniquely 44 (20)
Human?
Primate (Homo) Sexuality and the Origins of 64 (12)
Culture
Unnatural Nature 76 (7)
Two Hundred Years of Looking at Homosexual 83 (39)
Wildlife
A Brief History of the Study of Animal 84 (3)
Homosexuality
``A Lowering of Moral Standards Among 87 (19)
Butterflies'': Homophobia in Zoology
Anything but Sex 106 (16)
Explaining (Away) Animal Homosexuality 122 (46)
``Which One Plays the Female 124 (10)
Role?''---Homosexuality as
Pseudoheterosexuality
``The Lengths to Which Deprived Creatures 134 (14)
Will Go''---Homosexuality as Substitute
Heterosexuality
``The Errors of Their 148 (8)
Ways''---Homosexuality as Mistaken Sex
Identification
``Gross Abnormalities of 156 (12)
Behavior''---Homosexuality as Pathology
Not for Breeding Only: Reproduction on the 168 (46)
Periphery of Life
The Evolutionary ``Value'' of Homosexuality 168 (15)
Homosexuality in the Service of 183 (12)
Heterosexuality
Nonreproductive and Alternative 195 (19)
Heterosexualities in Animals
A New Paradigm: Biological Exuberance 214 (443)
Left-Handed Bears and Androgynous 215 (29)
Cassowaries: Informing Biology with
Indigenous Knowledge
A Revolution Under Way: Contemporary 244 (11)
Scientific and Philosophical Perpectives
Returning to the Source: Indigenous 255 (6)
Cosmologies and Fractal Sexualities
The Magnificent Overabundance of Reality 261 (4)
Part II A Wondrous Bestiary
Portraits of Homosexual, Bisexual, and
Transgendered Wildlife
Introduction 265 (4)
Mammals
Primates
Apes 269 (24)
Langurs and Leaf Monkeys 293 (9)
Macaques 302 (22)
Other Primates 324 (15)
Marine Mammals
Dolphins and Whales 339 (21)
Seals and Manatees 360 (18)
Hoofed Mammals
Deer 378 (13)
Giraffes, Antelopes, and Gazelles 391 (14)
Wild Sheep, Goats, and Buffalo 405 (13)
Other Hoofed Mammals 418 (14)
Other Mammals
Carnivores 432 (17)
Marsupials 449 (12)
Rodents, Insectivores, and Bats 461 (18)
Birds
Waterfowl and Other Aquatic Birds
Geese, Swans, and Ducks 479 (22)
Other Aquatic Birds 501 (10)
Wading Birds 511 (17)
Shore Birds
Sandpipers and Their Relatives 528 (16)
Gulls and Terns 544 (22)
Perching Birds and Songbirds
Cotingas, Manakins, and Others 566 (14)
Swallows, Warblers, Finches, and Others 580 (18)
Sparrows, Blackbirds, and Crows 598 (13)
Birds of Paradise, Bowerbirds, and Others 611 (10)
Other Birds
Flightless Birds 621 (11)
Birds of Prey and Game Birds 632 (8)
Hummingbirds, Woodpeckers, and Others 640 (17)
Appendix: Other Species 657 (14)
Notes to Part I 671 (62)
Credits and Permissions 733 (4)
Animal Index 737 (6)
Subject Index 743