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Published: 26 September 2016

288 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190603250

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What's Normal?

Reconciling Biology and Culture

Allan V. Horwitz

  • Identifies specific instances in which biology or culture either interact - or override each other - to determine human behavior
  • Offers a fresh and accessible perspective on the timeless nature vs. nurture debate, revealing the underlying forces beneath human action
  • Prompts a reconsideration of what constitutes normal and abnormal behavior in varying situations.
  • Analyzes case studies of human universals, including fear, appetite, grief, and sex

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