It does suggest some of the more important things you will. The following outline is not want to be familiar with. Gender: what the case of deirdre mccloskey reveals. Much of what we are taught to view as natural or biological is in fact a matter of dress, demeanor and internalized codes of behavior: anthropological evidence: Recall discussion of margaret mead (described in ch. Berdache, nadle, or two spirit people modernity constructs homosexuality as an all-defining abomination: historical evidence: Contemporary: donald deirdre mccloskey: why we should forget mars and venus- type thinking i. e. , the limits of essentialism . Men are from mars, women are from venus -- aka that women and men are one type of thing and can"t be changed. Essentialism is a belief that people or events have behaviors that never change. The theory of essentialism states that human beings are not capable of changing their behavior regardless of their social or cultural background.