Too Many Women?: The Sex Ratio Question

Too Many Women?: The Sex Ratio Question

by Marcia Guttentag, Paul F. Secord
     
 

'The basic premise of this provocative book is a startling one - that sex ratios among people on the marriage market have profound consequences for a wide variety of attitudes, values, and behaviors, from sexual mores and behavior to shifts in economic power...the authors share with the reader a wealth of fascinating data and information...a book which

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'The basic premise of this provocative book is a startling one - that sex ratios among people on the marriage market have profound consequences for a wide variety of attitudes, values, and behaviors, from sexual mores and behavior to shifts in economic power...the authors share with the reader a wealth of fascinating data and information...a book which is...fascinating, scholarly, provocative and exceedingly well-written.' — Canadian Journal of Sociology, Vol 10 No 2

'Written by social scientists with training and considerable publication in social psychology, this book is a unique contribution to the literature on women, sex roles, and the history of relations between men and women. No similar book is available to

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ISBN-13:
9780803919181
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
04/01/1983
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 8.64(h) x (d)

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