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Myths of gender : biological theories about women and men

Author: Anne Fausto-Sterling
Publisher: New York, NY : BasicBooks, 1992.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"By carefully examining the biological, genetic, evolutionary, and psychological evidence, a Brown University biologist, finds a shocking lack of substance behind ideas about biologically based sex differences."--[book cover].
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fausto-Sterling, Anne, 1944-
Myths of gender.
New York, NY : BasicBooks, 1992
(DLC) 92053170
(OCoLC)25748011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Fausto-Sterling
ISBN: 9780786723904 0786723904
OCLC Number: 834573968
Description: 1 online resource (x, 310 pages) : illustrations
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 edition.
Responsibility: Anne Fausto-Sterling.
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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.  Read more...

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