Sex, Power, Conflict: Evolutionary and Feminist Perspectives by David M. Buss,Neil Malamuth,Neil M. Malamuth

By David M. Buss,Neil Malamuth,Neil M. Malamuth

Sexual harassment within the place of work, date rape, and family violence dominate the headlines and feature lately sparked scholarly debates in regards to the nature of the sexes. at the same time, the medical neighborhood is carrying out examine in subject matters of intercourse and gender matters. certainly, extra learn is being performed at the themes of sexual clash and coercion than at the other time within the background of the social sciences. regardless of this consciousness, it's transparent that those concerns are being addressed from basically varied views: one is categorized "feminist", whereas the opposite, seen as antithetical to the feminist circulate, is named "evolutionary psychology", which emphasizes the historical past of reproductive ideas in figuring out clash among the sexes. This ebook brings jointly major specialists from each side of the controversy with a purpose to become aware of how every one may well supply insights missing within the different. The editors' total aim is to teach how the feminist and evolutionary ways are complementary regardless of their obvious changes, then offer an integration and synthesis. actually, a number of of the individuals to this certain quantity contemplate themselves advocates of either techniques. As a stimulating presentation of the dynamics of intercourse, strength, and conflict--and a pioneering rapprochement of the varied trends in the medical community-- this publication will allure a large viewers in either psychology and women's stories fields.

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