Myths Of Gender: Biological Theories About Women And Men, Revised Edition

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Basic Books, 04.08.2008 - 352 Seiten
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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. Features a new chapter and afterward on recent biological breakthroughs.
 

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The original version was printed in the '80s. It's an earlier specimen of a genre, debunking studies that claim to use science to show that women can't do math and to justify social inequities. Quite ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

Myths of gender: biological theories about women and men

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Are men smarter than women, better at math, inherently more aggressive? Are women verbal, subject to monthly emotional storms, and doomed without hormone intervention to a sexless deteriorating old ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Seite 12 - There is perhaps no field aspiring to be scientific where flagrant personal bias, logic martyred in the cause of supporting a prejudice, unfounded assertions, and even sentimental rot and drivel, have run riot to such an extent as here.

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