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The evolutionary biology of human female sexuality

Author
Thornhill, Randy.
Title
The evolutionary biology of human female sexuality / Randy Thornhill and Steven W. Gangestad.
Format
Book
Published
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Description
x, 411 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Other contributors
Gangestad, Steven W.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 331-392) and index.
Contents
  • Background and overview of the book
  • Methodology
  • Extended female sexuality
  • The evolution of human mating systems and parental care
  • Female ornaments and signaling
  • The evolution of women's permanent ornaments
  • Good genes and mate choice
  • Estrus
  • Women's estrus
  • Women's estrus, pair-bonding, and extra-pair sex
  • Concealed fertility
  • Coevolutionary processes : men's counterstrategies and women's responses to them
  • Reflections.
Kinsey subjects
Estrus.
Biological anthropology.
Sex behavior--Female.
Biological sciences.
Animal sex behavior.
Menstruation.
ISBN
0195340981 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780195340983 (cloth : alk. paper)
019534099X (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780195340990 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Standard Identifier
2839969

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
590.6 T46 e8 2008
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute