Sex Roles (2008) 59:294–295 DOI 10.1007/s11199-008-9415-5 BOOK REVIEW Sperm Counts: Overcome by Man’s Most Precious Fluid. By Lisa Jean Moore, New York University Press, 2007. 203 pp. $26.95 ISBN-13: 978-0-8147-5718-5 Rebecca L. Burch & Gordon G. Gallup Jr. Published online: 27 March 2008 Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2008 The author of this book is a lesbian and a feminist, but she sperm in sex education texts and examinations of fertility, is no stranger to semen. Lisa Jean Moore is an Associate but these clearly map onto cross cultural female preferences Professor of Sociology and Women’s Studies and Coordinator in mates as well—as evidenced by the preferences and of Gender Studies at SUNY Purchase. She is also a former advertisements for particular sperm donors. To further this president of the Board of The Sperm Bank of California. with cross cultural comparisons of preferences in mates and This book provides an eclectic and somewhat eccentric depictions of sperm would be quite interesting. perspective on sperm from the vantage point of academic Moore also does a nice job explaining the various research, sex education texts, pornography, advertisements options of sperm donation and in vivo fertilization. She for sperm donors, and
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