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The Resource Sex differences : development and evolutionary strategies, Linda Mealey

Sex differences : development and evolutionary strategies, Linda Mealey

Label
Sex differences : development and evolutionary strategies
Title
Sex differences
Title remainder
development and evolutionary strategies
Statement of responsibility
Linda Mealey
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Sex Differences serves as an advanced text for courses in evolutionary and human biology, psychology, and sexuality and gender studies. It also serves are a reference source for academic professionals in these disciplines. The book covers sex differences and sexual strategies in nonhuman 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."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
NLM
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1955-
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Mealey, Linda
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Sex differences
  • Sex differences (Psychology)
Label
Sex differences : development and evolutionary strategies, Linda Mealey
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 379-462) and index
Contents
  • Preface for Student Readers: Why Another Book on Sex Differences?
  • Ch. 1.
  • Introduction
  • Explanatory Framework for Studying Sex and Gender Differences.
  • p. 4
  • Methodological Framework for Studying Sex and Gender Differences.
  • p. 6
  • Ch. 2.
  • Sexual Differentiation
  • Sex versus Gender.
  • p. 11
  • Abnormal Sexual Development.
  • p. 25
  • Ch. 3.
  • Evolution of Sex and Sex Differences
  • Natural Selection.
  • p. 40
  • Evolution of Sex.
  • p. 44
  • Parenting Strategies.
  • p. 53
  • Evolutionarily Stable Strategies.
  • p. 57
  • Caveats on Adaptationism.
  • p. 61
  • Ch. 4.
  • Sex as a Life-History Strategy
  • Fundamental Sex Differences.
  • p. 69
  • Sexual Selection.
  • p. 71
  • Sex-Role Reversals.
  • p. 77
  • Facultative Variation.
  • p. 77
  • Ch. 5.
  • Male Strategies and Tactics
  • Finding, Attracting, and Evaluating Potential Mates.
  • p. 88
  • Manipulating Other Males.
  • p. 96
  • Alternative Tactics.
  • p. 102
  • Paternal Investment.
  • p. 106
  • Manipulating Mates.
  • p. 109
  • Ch. 6.
  • Female Strategies and Tactics
  • Attracting and Evaluating Potential Mates.
  • p. 118
  • Manipulating Mates.
  • p. 128
  • Thwarting Unwanted Mates.
  • p. 130
  • Manipulating Other Females.
  • p. 132
  • Maternal Investment.
  • p. 138
  • Ch. 7.
  • Mating Systems
  • Polygynous Mating Systems.
  • p. 144
  • Monogamous Mating Systems.
  • p. 156
  • Polyandrous, Cooperative, and Polygynandrous Mating Systems.
  • p. 162
  • Facultative Strategies.
  • p. 163
  • Other Systems.
  • p. 167
  • Ch. 8.
  • Human Animal
  • Our Primate Inheritance.
  • p. 176
  • Genetics.
  • p. 182
  • Behavior Genetics and Evolutionary Psychology.
  • p. 189
  • Research Methods.
  • p. 196
  • Difficulties in Human Research.
  • p. 203
  • Ch. 9.
  • Women's Strategies and Tactics
  • Our Primate Heritage.
  • p. 214
  • Attracting and Evaluating Potential Mates.
  • p. 216
  • Manipulating Mates.
  • p. 236
  • Thwarting Unwanted Mates.
  • p. 241
  • Manipulating Other Females.
  • p. 245
  • Maternal Investment.
  • p. 250
  • Ch. 10.
  • Men's Strategies and Tactics
  • Our Primate Heritage.
  • p. 262
  • Attracting and Evaluating Potential Mates.
  • p. 265
  • Manipulating Other Males.
  • p. 278
  • Alternative Tactics.
  • p. 283
  • Paternal Investment.
  • p. 293
  • Manipulating Mates.
  • p. 296
  • Ch. 11.
  • Courtship, Mating, Marriage, and Parenting
  • Polygyny.
  • p. 306
  • Monogamy.
  • p. 317
  • Polyandry and Polygynandry.
  • p. 323
  • Facultative Strategies.
  • p. 325
  • Ch. 12.
  • Sexual Politics
  • Interpersonal Relationships.
  • p. 334
  • Marriage and Family.
  • p. 337
  • Workplace Issues.
  • p. 344
  • Clinical Issues.
  • p. 356
  • Religion and the State.
  • p. 365
  • Politics.
  • p. 370
  • References.
  • p. 379
  • Glossary.
  • p. 463
  • Index.
  • p. 475
Control code
l80099062784
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xix, 480 p
Isbn
9780124874602
Lccn
lc99062784
Other physical details
ill
Label
Sex differences : development and evolutionary strategies, Linda Mealey
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 379-462) and index
Contents
  • Preface for Student Readers: Why Another Book on Sex Differences?
  • Ch. 1.
  • Introduction
  • Explanatory Framework for Studying Sex and Gender Differences.
  • p. 4
  • Methodological Framework for Studying Sex and Gender Differences.
  • p. 6
  • Ch. 2.
  • Sexual Differentiation
  • Sex versus Gender.
  • p. 11
  • Abnormal Sexual Development.
  • p. 25
  • Ch. 3.
  • Evolution of Sex and Sex Differences
  • Natural Selection.
  • p. 40
  • Evolution of Sex.
  • p. 44
  • Parenting Strategies.
  • p. 53
  • Evolutionarily Stable Strategies.
  • p. 57
  • Caveats on Adaptationism.
  • p. 61
  • Ch. 4.
  • Sex as a Life-History Strategy
  • Fundamental Sex Differences.
  • p. 69
  • Sexual Selection.
  • p. 71
  • Sex-Role Reversals.
  • p. 77
  • Facultative Variation.
  • p. 77
  • Ch. 5.
  • Male Strategies and Tactics
  • Finding, Attracting, and Evaluating Potential Mates.
  • p. 88
  • Manipulating Other Males.
  • p. 96
  • Alternative Tactics.
  • p. 102
  • Paternal Investment.
  • p. 106
  • Manipulating Mates.
  • p. 109
  • Ch. 6.
  • Female Strategies and Tactics
  • Attracting and Evaluating Potential Mates.
  • p. 118
  • Manipulating Mates.
  • p. 128
  • Thwarting Unwanted Mates.
  • p. 130
  • Manipulating Other Females.
  • p. 132
  • Maternal Investment.
  • p. 138
  • Ch. 7.
  • Mating Systems
  • Polygynous Mating Systems.
  • p. 144
  • Monogamous Mating Systems.
  • p. 156
  • Polyandrous, Cooperative, and Polygynandrous Mating Systems.
  • p. 162
  • Facultative Strategies.
  • p. 163
  • Other Systems.
  • p. 167
  • Ch. 8.
  • Human Animal
  • Our Primate Inheritance.
  • p. 176
  • Genetics.
  • p. 182
  • Behavior Genetics and Evolutionary Psychology.
  • p. 189
  • Research Methods.
  • p. 196
  • Difficulties in Human Research.
  • p. 203
  • Ch. 9.
  • Women's Strategies and Tactics
  • Our Primate Heritage.
  • p. 214
  • Attracting and Evaluating Potential Mates.
  • p. 216
  • Manipulating Mates.
  • p. 236
  • Thwarting Unwanted Mates.
  • p. 241
  • Manipulating Other Females.
  • p. 245
  • Maternal Investment.
  • p. 250
  • Ch. 10.
  • Men's Strategies and Tactics
  • Our Primate Heritage.
  • p. 262
  • Attracting and Evaluating Potential Mates.
  • p. 265
  • Manipulating Other Males.
  • p. 278
  • Alternative Tactics.
  • p. 283
  • Paternal Investment.
  • p. 293
  • Manipulating Mates.
  • p. 296
  • Ch. 11.
  • Courtship, Mating, Marriage, and Parenting
  • Polygyny.
  • p. 306
  • Monogamy.
  • p. 317
  • Polyandry and Polygynandry.
  • p. 323
  • Facultative Strategies.
  • p. 325
  • Ch. 12.
  • Sexual Politics
  • Interpersonal Relationships.
  • p. 334
  • Marriage and Family.
  • p. 337
  • Workplace Issues.
  • p. 344
  • Clinical Issues.
  • p. 356
  • Religion and the State.
  • p. 365
  • Politics.
  • p. 370
  • References.
  • p. 379
  • Glossary.
  • p. 463
  • Index.
  • p. 475
Control code
l80099062784
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xix, 480 p
Isbn
9780124874602
Lccn
lc99062784
Other physical details
ill

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