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Women After All: Sex, Evolution, and the End of Male Supremacy
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Melvin Konner
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-03-09 - Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

“A sparkling, thought-provoking account of sexual differences. Whether you’re a man or a woman, you’ll find his conclusions gripping.”—Jared Diamond There is a human genetic fluke that is surprisingly common, due to a change in a key pair of chromosomes. In the normal condition the two look the same, but
The Last Natural Man
Language: en
Pages: 138
Authors: Robert A. Norman, Sharad P. Paul
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-23 - Publisher: Springer

This book explores cultural evolution and the meaning of the word 'natural'. We are at the crossroads of a major transformation. Why is our current time so important in the history of man? We are at a point where we may be the last generation that is not partially or
How Men Age
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Richard G. Bribiescas
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-08-30 - Publisher:

While the health of aging men has been a focus of biomedical research for years, evolutionary biology has not been part of the conversation--until now. "How Men Age" is the first book to explore how natural selection has shaped male aging, how evolutionary theory can inform our understanding of male
Evolution and Gender
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: Rosemary L. Hopcroft
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-12-22 - Publisher: Routledge

Offering new research and analysis on the relation between gender and evolution, this book explains conflict between the sexes and the frequent emergence and stubborn continuation of patriarchal regimes that serve to control the behavior of women in societies around the world, both past and present. Women and men are
Gender and Anthropology
Language: en
Pages: 136
Authors: Frances E. Mascia-Lees, Nancy Johnson Black
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-11 - Publisher: Waveland Press

As an early reviewer wrote, “This is one of the clearest, most concise statements on social theory in general, let alone on gender, that I have ever read.” Now updated, Mascia-Lees and Black continue to expertly trace how anthropologists have used different theoretical orientations to examine the nature and determinants