One Species, Two Sexes, and Politics by Other Means

One Species, Two Sexes, and Politics by Other Means Sex Roles (2011) 64:751–753 DOI 10.1007/s11199-011-9944-1 BOOK REVIEW Male, Female: The Evolution of Human Sex Differences, Second Edition. By David C. Geary, Washington, DC, American Psychological Association, 2009. 555 pp. $69.95, (hardcover). ISBN-10: 1-4338-0682-7 Rebecca J. Hannagan Published online: 8 February 2011 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011 In David Geary’s Second Edition of Male, Female: The thinking in terms of function when we observe human Evolution of Human Sex Differences, he sets forth a two- behavior. fold agenda. First, as in the first edition, he builds upon Although the first eight chapters are largely a review of what started with Charles Darwin’stheoryofsexual evolutionist thinking and research, for the scholar of selection (Darwin 1871), was extended by sociobiology evolution and gender differences they are not merely a (Wilson 2000) and evolutionary psychology (e.g., Tooby review as they provide the foundation for his model that he and DeVore 1987; Daly and Wilson 1988; Sober and most clearly articulates in Chapter 9 and expands upon in Wilson 1998), and further expanded by recent ground- the remaining chapters. For the non-academic audience, the breaking research in evolutionary biology and brain first eight chapters draw a very nice picture of the sciences (e.g., Singer http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sex Roles Springer Journals

One Species, Two Sexes, and Politics by Other Means

Loading next page...
 
/lp/springer_journal/one-species-two-sexes-and-politics-by-other-means-0oO1Nrp98M
Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2011 by Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
Subject
Psychology; Gender Studies; Sociology, general; Medicine/Public Health, general
ISSN
0360-0025
eISSN
1573-2762
D.O.I.
10.1007/s11199-011-9944-1
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

Sex Roles (2011) 64:751–753 DOI 10.1007/s11199-011-9944-1 BOOK REVIEW Male, Female: The Evolution of Human Sex Differences, Second Edition. By David C. Geary, Washington, DC, American Psychological Association, 2009. 555 pp. $69.95, (hardcover). ISBN-10: 1-4338-0682-7 Rebecca J. Hannagan Published online: 8 February 2011 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011 In David Geary’s Second Edition of Male, Female: The thinking in terms of function when we observe human Evolution of Human Sex Differences, he sets forth a two- behavior. fold agenda. First, as in the first edition, he builds upon Although the first eight chapters are largely a review of what started with Charles Darwin’stheoryofsexual evolutionist thinking and research, for the scholar of selection (Darwin 1871), was extended by sociobiology evolution and gender differences they are not merely a (Wilson 2000) and evolutionary psychology (e.g., Tooby review as they provide the foundation for his model that he and DeVore 1987; Daly and Wilson 1988; Sober and most clearly articulates in Chapter 9 and expands upon in Wilson 1998), and further expanded by recent ground- the remaining chapters. For the non-academic audience, the breaking research in evolutionary biology and brain first eight chapters draw a very nice picture of the sciences (e.g., Singer

Journal

Sex RolesSpringer Journals

Published: Feb 8, 2011

References

You’re reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.


DeepDyve is your
personal research library

It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.

Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.

All for just $49/month

Explore the DeepDyve Library

Search

Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly

Organize

Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.

Access

Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

DeepDyve

Freelancer

DeepDyve

Pro

Price

FREE

$49/month
$360/year

Save searches from
Google Scholar,
PubMed

Create lists to
organize your research

Export lists, citations

Read DeepDyve articles

Abstract access only

Unlimited access to over
18 million full-text articles

Print

20 pages / month

PDF Discount

20% off