Pharmaceutical sex hormones are hybrid, complex objects, which cut across political and sexual economies and are located at the boundary between sex and gender. In pharmaceutical form, they confer sexual characteristics on the body, in part exogenously. It follows that their clinical use is socially regulated according to the dominant norms of gender. Through an ethnographic analysis of the various contexts of hormone use observed in Bahia, Brazil, this article shows that sexual dualism is the product of biomedical practices which regulate the circulation of hormones. In the Brazilian context, hormones are understood as a kind of substance that can circulate between bodies.
In this study we have tested the applicability of morphological methods for sex assessment, based on seven pelvic and nine cranial traits, using contemporary Balkans population. The material involved in the study comprises pelvic bones and skulls of male individuals from two mass graves in Serbia. The material was examined separately by an experienced and an inexperienced physical anthropologists. Among seven features observed on the pelvic bones, the least reliable single sex indicator was the width of the great sciatic notch with accuracy of
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