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Evolution and Human Sexual Behavior

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$22.50 • £18.95 • €20.50

ISBN 9780674660007

Publication Date: 03/14/2016


376 pages


  • Preface
  • 1. The Evolution of Sex, Sex Differences, and Human Sexuality
  • 2. The Garden of Variety: Cross-Cultural Variation in Human Sexuality
  • 3. Love and Maybe Marriage: Patterns of Pair-Bonding and Romantic Love
  • 4. Raising Human Sexuality: Processes of Sex Differentiation and Sociosexual Expression
  • 5. Playing at Sex: Learning, Practicing, and Developing Sociosexual Behavior in Context
  • 6. Welcome to the Party: Puberty and Adolescent Sexual Development
  • 7. Kinsey Takes Anatomy Class: Human Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology within Evolutionary Perspective
  • 8. Turning the Key: Human Sexual Response and Orgasm
  • 9. The Evolution of Baby Making: Mechanisms of Fertility, Infertility, and Variation in Fertility Outcomes
  • 10. Born to Be Less Wild: Peripartum Shifts in Human Sexuality
  • 11. The Sands of Time: Aging and Sexuality
  • 12. Sexual Revolutions: Contemporary Human Sexual Practices
  • Acknowledgments
  • References
  • Index

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