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Factors in the Development of Spatial Cognition in Boys and Girls

Assessing the Impacts of Biology and Navigational Experience

Mariah G. Schug

possible explanation for the sex difference in spatial cognition ( Munroe and Munroe 1971 ). The Munroes (1971) are not the only researchers to note sex differences in spatial reasoning abilities. The study of spatial cognition includes a broad range of

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The Biologically Vulnerable Boy

Framing Sex Differences in Childhood Infectious Disease Mortality

Heather T. Battles

eighteenth century saw the beginnings of investigation of sex differences in mortality by age, with many writers noting higher male mortality during infancy and early childhood. The male-biased sex ratio at birth was also noted, and some authors invoked

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Diederik F. Janssen

I am pleased to introduce the Autumn 2016 issue of Boyhood Studies , particularly because it does an excellent job in honoring the broad scope of the journal. Contributions tap into children’s literature, gender role research, sex differences

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Judith Butler and the Sartrean Imaginary

Kathleen Lennon

categories of sexed difference, although this is done in Simone de Beauvoir’s Second Sex . 30 Beauvoir is clear that ‘woman’ is a figure fabricated by myth and ideology: ‘No biological, psychical or economic destiny defines the figure that the human female

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Making The Men and the Boys

Raewyn Connell

relations and attitudes, and this led directly to my first publication on gender. It was a simple article in the “sex difference” tradition, called with stunning banality “You Can't Tell Them Apart Nowadays, Can You?” ( Connell 1974 ). It was the next

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Back in Time Yet of His Time

Marty McFly as a 1980s Teenage Boy Role Model

Daniel Smith-Rowsey

:// (accessed 19 January 2016 ). Rosin , Hanna . 2014 . “ The Overprotected Kid .” The Atlantic , April . Sax , Leonard . 2006 . Why Gender Matters: What Parents Need to Know About the Emerging Science of Sex Differences . New York

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Book Reviews

Ayse Serap Avanoglu, Diana Riboli, Juan Javier Rivera Andía, Annalisa Butticci, Iain R. Edgar, Matan Shapiro, Brooke Schedneck, Mark Sedgwick, Suzane de Alencar Vieira, Nell Haynes, Sara Farhan, Fabián Bravo Vega, Marie Meudec, Nuno Domingos, Heidi Härkönen, Sergio González Varela, and Nathanael Homewood

medieval Islam’s conceptualization of sex and sexual differences. Gadelrab notes that there is a “multiplicity of views on sex differences in pre-nineteenth century Arab-Islamic medical and scientific discourses” (p. 3). She is concerned with how

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The Power of Fire in Transforming the Blue Ridge Mountain Ecoregion

Cynthia Twyford Fowler

also to grapple with women's oppression due to structural inequalities. In exploring the evolution of sex differences, Leibowitz shows that sex roles vary across societies and primate species, which supports the proposition that they are culturally

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Making Men out of Boys

Revisiting Connell through Twenty-First-Century Indian Picturebooks

Sridipa Dandapat and Priyanka Tripathi

, which is often deemed as “norm” or “natural” ( Morrell 1998: 606 ), offers certain codes and rules for men, allowing them privilege, authority, and social dominance. Stephen M. Whitehead (2007) has asserted that biological sex difference represented by

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A Penchant for Protest?

Typifying Canadian Millennials’ Political Engagement

Randle J. Hart

sex difference in the odds of being politically expressive or activist. Canadian Millennials who identify as visible minorities have much lower odds of being politically expressive, civically engaged, or activist. While there is no difference in the