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Published: 24 March 2022 (Estimated)

528 Pages


ISBN: 9780197575949

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The Origins and Dynamics of Inequality

Sex, Politics, and Ideology

Jon D. Wisman

  • Grounds the social dynamics of human history in the struggle over inequality
  • Covers human history from our species' origins to the present through the lens of inequality
  • Presents a novel framework for understanding inequality and argues that the dynamics of sexual selection underlie all competition
  • Shows the need for social sciences and history to be grounded in explicit scientific theories of human behavior
  • Reveals the power of ideology in maintaining high levels of inequality

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