400 to 600 words
Sexual differentiation is a complex developmental process beginning with genetic factors established at conception and continuing up to the final form of the body. Discuss situations in which the end result of sexual differentiation is inconsistent with the initial genetic pattern (i.e., transgender, intersex, and sexual identity issues). Address the following:
- How is gender development influenced by sexual differentiation?
- To what extent is the statement that “gender is socially constructed” true?
Gender development is significantly affected by sexual differentiation. Sex hormones play a key role during crucial stages of development among people. In male children, androgens play a crucial role in sexual development and differentiation…