Of Mice and Women: Aspects of Female Aggression by Kaj Bjorkqvist, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Of Mice and Women: Aspects of Female Aggression

Of Mice and Women: Aspects of Female Aggression

by Kaj Bjorkqvist
     
 
This book is a comprehensive compilation and discussion of research findings on female aggression from anthropology, social psychology, animal research, case studies, and representations in literature. This multidisciplinary approach will address such questions as: 'Are females less aggressive than males?' 'Is female aggressive behavior perhaps quantitatively,

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This book is a comprehensive compilation and discussion of research findings on female aggression from anthropology, social psychology, animal research, case studies, and representations in literature. This multidisciplinary approach will address such questions as: 'Are females less aggressive than males?' 'Is female aggressive behavior perhaps quantitatively, different than male aggressive behavior?' The book also discusses patterns of agression, the role of hormones in aggression, cultural differences, and how human aggression differs from aggression within animal species.

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A compilation of research on female aggression from the diverse disciplines that treat it: anthropology, social psychology, animal research, psychoanalysis, and literature. Among the questions examined: Is it a myth that females of all species are less aggressive than males? Does aggression in the female human differ from that in the animal? Are gender differences in aggressive patterns caused by hormones and neurobiology or by learning mechanisms? What are the patterns of female aggression? Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780121025908
Publisher:
Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date:
09/21/1992
Pages:
414
Product dimensions:
6.24(w) x 9.28(h) x 0.96(d)

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