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Evolution, Gender, and Rape by Cheryl Brown Travis

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Published by The MIT Press .
Written in English


  • Sexual behaviour,
  • Offenses Against Women,
  • Social Science,
  • Psychology,
  • Sociology,
  • Criminology,
  • Life Sciences - Evolution - Human,
  • Physiological Psychology,
  • Philosophy / General,
  • Anthropology - Physical,
  • Human Sexuality,
  • Human Evolution,
  • Men,
  • Natural history of rape,
  • Rape,
  • Sexual behavior,
  • Thornhill, Randy

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages472
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9561544M
ISBN 100262201437
ISBN 109780262201438

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  In Evolution, Gender, and Rape anthropologists, evolutionary biologists, ecologists, philosophers, primatologists, psychologists, sociologists, and women’s studies scholars respond to Randy Thornhill and Craig Palmer’s book, A Natural History of Rape: Biological Bases of Sexual Coercion, published in /5. Evolution, gender, and rape User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict The theory of evolutionary psychology, which makes some unapologetic, politically incorrect assertions about human sexuality. Evolution, Gender, and Rape. A Bradford Book. Evolution, Gender, and Rape Article (PDF Available) in Psychiatric Services 55(3)a March with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

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Evolution, Gender, and Rape. Edited By Cheryl Brown Travis. MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, , pp., $ (cloth); $ (paperback). This book is a collection of 17 critiques of the recent book, A Natural History of Rape, by Thornhill, a biologist, and Palmer, an : Martin L. Lalumière. In addition, she edited a feminist analysis titled Evolution, Gender, and Rape. She is the founding editor (–) of the Psychology of Women Book Series, published by APA, and was associate editor of the American Psychologist (–).Format: Hardcover. Cheryl Brown Travis is the author of Evolution, Gender, and Rape ( avg rating, 19 ratings, 3 reviews, published ), Women and Health Psychology (5 /5. The book argues that rape is to be expected on the basis of our alleged evolutionary heritage. Many other evolutionists have attacked the book’s thesis; this interview brilliantly spotlights the inconsistency between evolution and the idea of moral values in a society.