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The evolutionary biology of human female sexuality / Randy Thornhill and Steven W. Gangestad.

Author/Creator:
Thornhill, Randy.
Publication:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 411 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Women -- Sexual behavior.
Evolution (Biology).
Sex (Biology).
Medical subjects:
Evolution.
Sexual Behavior -- physiology.
Fertility -- physiology.
Menstrual Cycle -- physiology.
Sex Characteristics.
Contents:
Background and overview of the book
Methodology
Extended female sexuality
The evolution of human mating systems and parental care
Female ornaments and signaling
The evolution of women's permanent ornaments
Good genes and mate choice
Estrus
Women's estrus
Women's estrus, pair-bonding, and extra-pair sex
Concealed fertility
Coevolutionary processes : men's counterstrategies and women's responses to them
Reflections.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 331-392) and index.
Contributor:
Gangestad, Steven W.
ISBN:
9780195340983 (cloth : alk. paper)
0195340981 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780195340990 (pbk. : alk. paper)
019534099X (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
191127507
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