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The Case of the Female Orgasm

Bias in the Science of Evolution

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PAPERBACK

$29.50 • £23.95 • €26.50

ISBN 9780674022461

Publication Date: 10/31/2006

Academic Trade

320 pages

5-1/8 x 7-15/16 inches

2 tables

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  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. The Basics of Female Orgasm
  • 3. Pair-Bond Accounts of Female Orgasm
  • 4. Further Evolutionary Accounts of Female Orgasm
  • 5. The Byproduct Account
  • 6. Warring Approaches to Adaptation
  • 7. Sperm-Competition Accounts
  • 8. Bias
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • 2006 Bonnie and Vern L. Bullough Book Award, Foundation for the Scientific Study of Sexuality
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