Why men rule: a theory of male dominance

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Open Court, 1993 - Social Science - 254 pages
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The first edition of this book was lavishly praised by many authorities as the most formidable demonstration of an unpopular truth: males rule in all societies known to history or anthropology, for reasons arising from innate physiology, a brute fact that can never be conjured away by tinkering with social institutions. This new edition has been completely rewritten in the light of two decades of scholarship and debate, taking account of all published criticisms of earlier editions.

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Not ready to relegate the P-word to the trash heap of untouchable ideas and four letter words? Yes, that's the one...Patriarchy. In either case, great read thus far as to the real sex differences that ... Read full review

Contents

A Question and Some Ground Rules
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The Universality of Patriarchy
15
Modern Societies
23
Copyright

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