Sex Differences: Developmental And Evolutionary Strategies

Other | April 1, 2000

byMealey, Linda, Linda Mealey

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Sex Differencesserves as an advanced text for courses in evolutionary and human biology, psychology, and sexuality and gender studies. It also serves as a reference source for academic professionals in these disciplines. The book covers the evolution of sex and sex differences, and sex differences and sexual strategies in non-human and human animals. The final chapter addresses issues of sex and gender in interpersonal relationships, organizations and politics. Diagrams, graphs, charts, and tables illustrate key concepts; cartoons and photos provide visual breaks and an element of humor.

Key Features
* Examines sexual differences from a multi-level comparative approach
* Contains a thorough coverage of literature through 1998 and into 1999
* Illustrates pages with a generous use of cartoons, photos, figures, and diagrams
* Invites bonus learning with special interest boxes interspersed throughout text
* Presents a critical analysis
* Includes a combination of feminist and evolutionary thinking

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Sex Differencesserves as an advanced text for courses in evolutionary and human biology, psychology, and sexuality and gender studies. It also serves as a reference source for academic professionals in these disciplines. The book covers the evolution of sex and sex differences, and sex differences and sexual strategies in non-human and...

Format:OtherDimensions:480 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:April 1, 2000Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0080541135

ISBN - 13:9780080541136

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Table of Contents

Preface.
Theory:
Introduction.
Sexual Differentiation.
Evolution of Sex and Sex Differences.
Sex as a Life-History Strategy.
Nonhuman Systems:
Male Strategies and Tactics.
Female Strategies and Tactics.
Mating Systems.
Human Systems:
The Human Animal.
Women's Strategies and Tactics.
Men's Strategies and Tactics.
Courtship, Mating, Marriage, and Parenting.
Sexual Politics.
References:
Glossary.
Index.