Myths of Gender: Biological Theories about Women and Men

Myths of Gender: Biological Theories about Women and Men

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by Anne Fausto-Sterling
     
 
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.

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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.

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**** Reprint of the Basic Books edition of 1985--which is cited in BCL3. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780465047918
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
07/28/1987

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"A temperate, judiciously argued book that makes its complicated subjects accessible in clear and uncomplicated prose...Instructive and provocative."

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Anne Fausto-Sterling is professor of biology and medicine at Brown University.

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