Myths Of Gender

Myths Of Gender : Biological Theories About Women And Men, Revised Edition

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Description

By carefully examining the biological, genetic, evolutionary, and psychological evidence, a noted biologist finds a shocking lack of substance behind ideas about biologically based sex differences. Features a new chapter and afterward on recent biological breakthroughs.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 154 x 230 x 19mm | 442g
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised ed.
  • 0465047920
  • 9780465047925
  • 411,819

Table of contents

* The Biological Connection: An Introduction * A Question of Genius: Are Men Really Smarter Than Women * Of Genes and Gender * Hormonal Hurricanes: Menstruation, Menopause, and Female Behavior * Hormones and Aggression: An Explanation of Power? * Putting Woman in Her (Evolutionary) Place * Sex and Science: A Conclusion * Sex and the Single Brain: Addendum to the Second Addition * Afterword to the Second Edition
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About Anne Fausto-Sterling

Anne Fausto-Sterling is professor of biology and medicine at Brown University.
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