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Title LinkEvolution’s empress : Darwinian perspectives on the nature of women / edited by Maryanne L. Fisher, Justin R. Garcia, Rosemarie Sokol Chang.
Distribution Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2013]
Description xix, 485 pages :  illustrations ;  25 cm.
Type of Material Book
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Contents: Women’s intrasexual competition for mates / Maryanne L. Fisher -- The tangled web she weaves: the evolution of female-female aggression and status-seeking / Laurette Liesen -- Getting by with a little help from friends: the importance of social bonds for female primates / Liza R. Moscovice -- A sex-neutral theoretical framework for making strong inferences about the origins of sex roles / Patricia Adair Gowaty -- Mothers, traditions, and the human strategy to leave descendants / Kathryn Coe and Craig T. Palmer -- Maternal effect and offspring development / Nicole M. Cameron and Justin R. Garcia -- The evolution of flexible parenting / Lesley Newson and Peter J. Richerson -- Human attachment vocalizations and the expanding notion of nurture / Rosemarie Sokol Chang -- Fathers versus sons: why Jocasta matters / Laura Betzig -- Women’s health at the crossroads of evolution and epidemiology / Chris Reiber -- Fertility: life history and ecological aspects / Bobbi S. Low -- Reproductive strategies in female postgenerative life / Johannes Johow, Eckart Voland, and Kai Willführ.
Contents: Now or later: peripartum shifts in female sociosexuality / Michelle Escasa-Dorne, Sharon M. Young, and Peter B. Gray -- Sexual conflict in white-faced capuchins: it’s not whether you win or lose / Linda Fedigan and Katharine M. Jack -- The importance of female choice: evolutionary perspectives on constraints, expressions, and variations in female mating strategies / David A. Frederick, Tania A. Reynolds, and Maryanne L. Fisher -- Swept off their feet? Females’ strategic mating behavior as a means of supplying the broom / Christopher J. Wilbur and Lorne Campbell -- Sex and gender differences in communication strategies / Elisabeth Oberzaucher -- A new view of evolutionary psychology using female priorities and motivations / Tami Meredith -- From reproductive resource to autonomous individuality? Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre / Nancy Easterlin -- The empress’s clothes / Julie Seaman -- Consuming midlife motherhood: cooperative breeding and the ’disestablishment’ of the biological clock / Michele Pridmore-Brown -- The quick and the dead: gendered agency in the history of western science and evolutionary theory / Leslie L. Heywood.
Subject LinkWomen -- Psychology.
LinkSex differences (Psychology)
LinkEvolutionary psychology.
LinkHuman evolution.
Add.Author LinkFisher, Maryanne.
LinkGarcia, Justin R., 1985-
LinkChang, Rosemarie Sokol.

System Number 000673142
ISBN Link9780199892747

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