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By Malin Ah-King
This edited quantity demanding situations well known notions of intercourse, gender and biology and contours overseas, trans-disciplinary examine. The ebook starts off with an exploration of supposedly ‘natural’ sexual ameliorations, then appears to be like at learn in evolutionary biology and examines themes corresponding to gender stereotypes in humans.
The first chapters discover very important questions: What are the basic intercourse variations? How do genes and hormones impact an individual’s intercourse? next chapters quandary subject matters together with: intercourse stereotypes within the box of sexual clash, how the focal point on genes in evolutionary biology disregards different technique of inheritance, and the improvement of Darwin's idea of intercourse differences.
The final 3 chapters examine people, discussing: an interdisciplinary method of the evolution of intercourse adjustments in physique peak, organic as opposed to social optimistic views at the gendering of voices and nature-culture arguments within the present political debate on paternity depart in Norway.
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Challenging Popular Myths of Sex, Gender and Biology (Crossroads of Knowledge) by Malin Ah-King