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Published: 25 September 2008

424 Pages | 3 halftones, 21 line illustrations


ISBN: 9780195340990

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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
  • Shows that estrus is present in human females, contrary to earlier research
  • Explains how women's sexuality is dual purpose in design
  • Foregrounds how recent research casts men's sexuality in new light

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