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Hardcover

Published: 24 December 2021

520 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

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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