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Female of the species

Author: M Kay Martin; Barbara Voorhies
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [1975] ©1975
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Female of the Species is an attempt to use the approach of traditional anthropology in the examination of the position of women at the species level. While Martin and Voorhies recognize that there are fundamental differences between men and women that stem from basic biological differences, they are committed to the proposition that culture rather than biology plays the more critical role in determining those  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M Kay Martin; Barbara Voorhies
ISBN: 0231038755 9780231038751 0231038763 9780231038768
OCLC Number: 1094960
Performer(s): ISBN 0-231-03876-3 Pbk : Unpriced.
Description: x, 432 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. The Quintessence of Sex ---
2. Sex as a Biological Process ---
3. Origins of Some Sex-Linked Traits ---
4. Supernumerary Sexes ---
5. The Biosocial World of Nonhuman Primates ---
6. The Science of Man Looks at Woman ---
7. Woman the Gatherer ---
8. Women in Horticultural Society ---
9. Women in Agricultural Society ---
10. Women in Pastoral Society ---
11. Women in Industrial Society.
Responsibility: M. Kay Martin, Barbara Voorhies.

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Female of the Species is an attempt to use the approach of traditional anthropology in the examination of the position of women at the species level. While Martin and Voorhies recognize that there are fundamental differences between men and women that stem from basic biological differences, they are committed to the proposition that culture rather than biology plays the more critical role in determining those features of behavior which ultimately dichotomize the sexes. Female of the Species takes a step towards quantifying and understanding these cultural differences by looking at the changing roles women have played in society over time.

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