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Why sex matters

a Darwinian look at human behavior

by Bobbi S. Low

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human evolution,
  • Sex role,
  • Nature and nurture,
  • Sociobiology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [333]-389) and indexes.

    StatementBobbi S. Low.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN281.4 .L68 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 412 p. :
    Number of Pages412
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15487535M
    ISBN 100691028958
    LC Control Number99024612
    OCLC/WorldCa41944556

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