Sex Differences: Developmental and Evolutionary Strategies

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Sex Differences serves 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 Differences serves 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 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.
Key Features
* Examines sexual differences from a multilevel comparative approach
* Generously illustrated with cartoons, photos, figures, and diagrams
* Invites bonus learning with special interest boxes interspersed throughout text

About the Author:

Linda Mealey is currently Associate Professor of Psychology at the College of St. Benedict, St. Joseph, Minnesota and Adjunct Lecturer at the University of Queensland, Australia. She received her Ph.D. degree in psychology, in 1984, from the University of Texas, Austin. She has written several book chapters, 20 journal articles and numerous book reviews and articles for reference works.

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