Journals Higher Education



Published: 25 September 2008

424 Pages | 3 BW HalfTone and 21 BW line illust.

6 1/8 X 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195340983

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The Evolutionary Biology of Human Female Sexuality

Randy Thornhill and Steven W. Gangestad

  • Introduces a new theoretical framework for understanding women's sexuality based on comparative female sexuality across all vertebrate animals
  • Explains how women's sexuality is dual purpose in design--to select mates for genetic quality, and to enlist male resources
  • Foregrounds how recent research also casts men's sexualtiy in a new light

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