The Resource The Caveman Mystique : Pop-Darwinism and the Debates Over Sex, Violence, and Science

The Caveman Mystique : Pop-Darwinism and the Debates Over Sex, Violence, and Science

Label
The Caveman Mystique : Pop-Darwinism and the Debates Over Sex, Violence, and Science
Title
The Caveman Mystique
Title remainder
Pop-Darwinism and the Debates Over Sex, Violence, and Science
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Has evolution made men promiscuous skirt chasers? Pop-Darwinian claims about men's irrepressible heterosexuality have become increasingly common, and increasingly common excuses for men's sexual aggression. The Caveman Mystique traces such claims about the hairier sex through evolutionary science and popular culture. After outlining the social and historical context of the rise of pop-Darwinism's assertions about male sexuality and their appeal to many men, Martha McCaughey shows how evolutionary discourse can get lived out as the biological truth of male sexuality. Although evolutionary scien
Cataloging source
MHW
Dewey number
306.7
Index
no index present
LC call number
HQ1075
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
The Caveman Mystique : Pop-Darwinism and the Debates Over Sex, Violence, and Science
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn811506503
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (177 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781135952099
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35363253
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)811506503
  • pebco1135952094

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