Challenging Popular Myths of Sex, Gender and Biology by Malin Ah-King

By Malin Ah-King

This edited quantity demanding situations well known notions of intercourse, gender and biology and lines foreign, trans-disciplinary study. The publication starts off with an exploration of supposedly ‘natural’ sexual modifications, then appears to be like at examine in evolutionary biology and examines subject matters resembling gender stereotypes in humans.

The first chapters discover vital questions: What are the basic intercourse modifications? How do genes and hormones impression an individual’s intercourse? next chapters main issue themes 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 conception of intercourse differences.

The final 3 chapters examine people, discussing: an interdisciplinary method of the evolution of intercourse alterations in physique top, organic as opposed to social optimistic views at the gendering of voices and nature-culture arguments within the present political debate on paternity go away in Norway.

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