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A mind of her own : the evolutionary psychology of women

Author: Anne Campbell
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
"When Darwin proposed that females shape evolution by being choosy in their choice of male suitors, his Victorian contemporaries were shocked that he accorded so much importance to women. But this early view of the female role was far from revolutionary: They were simply allowed to be passive 'quality controllers' of male genes. Recent years have shown that the inert 'coy female' is a myth. For a male, a high sex  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Campbell
ISBN: 9780199609543 0199609543
OCLC Number: 829055559
Notes: Previous edition: 2002.
Description: 431 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The essential woman : biophobia and the study of sex differences --
Mothers matter most : women and parental investment --
High stakes and low risks : women and aggression --
Who does she think she is? : women and status --
Like a sister : women and friendship --
But she that filches from me my good name : women and mate competition --
A coincidence of interests : women and monogamy --
Individual differences : the unique woman --
The flexible phenotype : women and culture.
Responsibility: Anne Campbell.


In the new edition of a successful book, Anne Campbell redresses the balance of evolutionary theory in favour of women. She examines how selection pressures have shaped the female mind over thousands  Read more...


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Review from previous edition In her readable and thought-provoking account, Campbell argues that there are profound differences between women, and that this is both a cause and a consequence of Read more...

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