6 edition of Evolution, Gender, and Rape found in the catalog.
January 17, 2003 by The MIT Press .
Written in English
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Format: Paperback. It is very common for males of other animal species to rape females. Mating involves little investment on the part of the male and much investment on the part of the female. As a result, males will attempt to mate much more often than females/5(3). In particular, the notion that rape is an evolutionary adaptation, put forth by Randy Thornhill and Craig T.
Palmer in their book A Natural History of Rape (MIT Press, ), vaulted the debate into national prominence. This book assesses Thornhill and Palmer's ideas.
In Evolution, Gender, and Rape anthropologists, evolutionary biologists, ecologists, philosophers, primatologists, psychologists, sociologists, and women’s studies scholars respond to Randy Thornhill and Craig Palmer’s book, A Natural History of Rape: Biological Bases of Sexual Coercion, published in /5.
Evolution, gender, and rape User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict The theory of evolutionary psychology, which makes some unapologetic, politically incorrect assertions about human sexuality. Evolution, Gender, and Rape. A Bradford Book. Evolution, Gender, and Rape Article (PDF Available) in Psychiatric Services 55(3)a March with Reads How we measure 'reads'.
One explanation sees human rape as a facultative male reproductive tactic. The other explanation sees human rape as an evolutionary byproduct of certain evolved differences in the reproductive.
Evolution, Gender, and Rape Edited By Cheryl Brown male’s psyche is built in a way that inadvertently facilitates Travis. MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts,sexual aggression (the by-product hypothesis), along with pp., $.
Buy Evolution, Gender, and Rape (A Bradford Book) by Cheryl Brown Travis (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). The book A Natural History of Rape (Thornhill and Palmer ), and the controversy it provoked, is a case in point.
I will highlight a more productive interaction of both perspectives by discussing the work of the feminist evolutionary biologist Barbara by: Evolution, Gender, and Rape. Edited By Cheryl Brown Travis.
MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts,pp., $ (cloth); $ (paperback). This book is a collection of 17 critiques of the recent book, A Natural History of Rape, by Thornhill, a biologist, and Palmer, an : Martin L.
Lalumière. In addition, she edited a feminist analysis titled Evolution, Gender, and Rape. She is the founding editor (–) of the Psychology of Women Book Series, published by APA, and was associate editor of the American Psychologist (–).Format: Hardcover.
Cheryl Brown Travis is the author of Evolution, Gender, and Rape ( avg rating, 19 ratings, 3 reviews, published ), Women and Health Psychology (5 /5. The book argues that rape is to be expected on the basis of our alleged evolutionary heritage. Many other evolutionists have attacked the book’s thesis; this interview brilliantly spotlights the inconsistency between evolution and the idea of moral values in a society.
(ebook) Evolution, Gender, and Rape () from Dymocks online store. Are women and men biologically destined to be in perpetual. Evolution, gender, and rape. [Cheryl Brown Travis;] -- Explains the flaws and limitations of a strictly biological model of rape, and argues that traditionally stereotyped gender roles are grounded more in culture than in differing biological.
Evolution, Gender, and Rape clearly adds to the literature pertaining to sexual assault and to our understanding of gender issues. However, the book is limited in its scope in that it responds only to Thornhill and Palmer's book and not to broader issues in the field of gender studies.
Overall, this book can be considered a valuable resource for anyone who is wrestling with concerns about gender Author: Joanna Bettmann. Thornhill and Palmer, writing in Psychology, Evolution & Gender, wrote that A Natural History of Rape had been criticized by "social constructionists", and that media accounts and reviews of the book misunderstood and misrepresented it, falsely ascribing to them views such as that "rape is good", that rapists are not responsible for their behavior, that "all men will rape", that rapists are driven by "desire Publisher: MIT Press.
Though the book is separated into 17 distinct sections, there's plenty of overlap in contributors' critiques, which highlights the collection's message that rape is a phenomenon that requires an.
It is very common for males of other animal species to rape females. Mating involves little investment on the part of the male and much investment on the part of the female.
As a result, males will attempt to mate much more often than females. It is a question of economics/5. The book and its publicity spectacle prompted academic outrage and provoked a response, Evolution, Gender and Rape edited by Cheryl Travis that systematically refutes TP, from soup to nuts.
Twenty‐three contributors from disciplines ranging from anthropology, biology, psychology, and sociology, through zoology express a disdain for TP that taxes normal standards of professional.
The book is readable, fast paced, often humorous, and the chapters hang together, overall a great success. A success in scholarship that is, not politics.
Evolution, Gender and Rape preaches to the choir. No press conferences heralded its release. As a result, ultimate explanations have enormous practical potential: if evolution by individual selection is truly the general theory of life, it should lead to the best insights about proximate causes, and identifying proximate causes is the key to changing human behavior (e.g., eliminating rape).
ecology and evolution, molecular biology, and anthropology, sociology, and theology. My general conclusion is that each academic discipline has its own means of discriminating against diversity.
At ﬁrst I felt that the book’s main message would be a catalogue of diversity that biologically validates divergent expressions of gender and. Women, Gender, and Crime: Core Concepts provides students with a complete and concise view into the intersection of gender and the criminal justice system.
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The connection between rape perceptions, gender role attitudes, and victim-perpetrator acquaintance was examined. One hundred fifty Israeli students rated their perceptions of the victim, the perpetrator, the situation, and the appropriate punishment, after reading scenarios in which rape was committed by a neighbor, an ex-boyfriend, and a current life by: Feminist views of rape can be understood as arrayed on a continuum from liberal to radical.
Liberal views tend to regard rape as a gender-neutral assault on individual autonomy, likening it to other forms of assault and/or illegitimate appropriation, and focusing primarily on the harm that rape does to individual victims.
More radical views, in. A biologist and an anthropologist use evolutionary biology to explain the causes and inform the prevention of rape. In this controversial book, Randy Thornhill and Craig Palmer use evolutionary biology to explain the causes of rape and to recommend new approaches to its prevention.
According to Thornhill and Palmer, evolved adaptation of some sort gives rise to rape; the main evolutionary. Review - Evolution, Gender, and Rape by Cheryl Brown Travis (Editor) MIT Press, Review by Edrie Sobstyl, Ph.D. Jun 30th (Volume 8, Issue 27). The Causes of Rape: Understanding Individual Differences in Male Propensity for Sexual Aggression examines why some men are prone to rape, offers probable causes for this inclination, and provides a comprehensive review of scientific studies of coercive sex.
The authors look at evidence from studies in developmental criminology, evolutionary psychology, psychopathology, and psychophysiology Pages: Another general criticism of Thornhill and Palmer's evolutionary theory and the way it is presented is that they fail to adequately consider competing theories of rape.
In a rather cavalier fashion, they simply classify all rape theories that posit a central role for cultural and/or learning factors as Cited by: Cheryl Brown Travis, author of Evolution, Gender, and Rape, on LibraryThing.
Cheryl Brown Travis, author of Evolution, Gender, and Rape, on LibraryThing. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. All Health E-books (1) anthropology (1) assumptions (1). David J. Buller's book offering a comprehensive critique of the neo-Darwinian and abuse our stepchildren.
Rape, they We’re learning that evolution can be a more rapid process than we. Dr Mary Beard is a reader in classics at Newnham college, Cambridge. This is an edited version of an article that first appeared in the London Review of Books.
In his book, Evolution and Human Behavior, John Cartwright concluded: ‘Although once popular, the tangled bank hypothesis now seems to face many problems, and former adherents are falling away. The theory would predict a greater interest in sex among animals that produce lots of small offspring that compete with each other.
Evolution of Gender Crimes Professor Catharine MacKinnon Fall seminar M, W pm - pm in WCC Room 2 classroom credits This seminar in international law traces the development of what are now called "gender crimes," meaning sexual or gender-based crimes of violence including rape, sexual slavery, and akin atrocities.
In this innovative celebration of diversity and affirmation of individuality in animals and humans, Joan Roughgarden challenges accepted wisdom about gender identity and sexual orientation. A distinguished evolutionary biologist, Roughgarden takes on the medical establishment, the Bible, social science--and even Darwin himself.
She leads the reader through a fascinating discussion of diversity. Background. Diane Sommerville's research interests encompass race, gender, and the American South. Her first research project, which culminated in the publication of her first book, Rape and Race in the Nineteenth-Century South, traces the evolution of white southerners' fears of black rape by examining cases of black-on-white rape throughout the nineteenth century.
Edited by feminist writer powerhouse Roxane Gay, Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture is a timely and can’t-miss anthology of original and previously published essays about rape and rape. Evolution of Gender and Sex QUESTION: Evolution of Gender/Sex – Why is gender a problem for evolution.
ANSWER: There are two key aspects about sex that are contrary to the notion of evolution. First is the waste of resources in producing males. To appreciate this, compare a sexually reproducing female with one that reproduces asexually.
Richard Dawkins has lost it: ignorant sexism gives atheists a bad name Dawkins argued that rape victims shouldn’t be considered trustworthy if they were drinking.
Richard Dawkins Gender.By this measure, Camille Paglia is une femme sérieuse indeed If you’ve forgotten Sexual Personae, or have never read it, Paglia helpfully reprints a few chunks of it in her new essay collection, Free Women, Free Men: Sex, Gender, Feminism.
These chunks are /5(86).This is doubtless the main reason that rape, even today, remains a popular category of “fan fiction” sites. BDSM and the Sexual Ambiguity of Power BDSM is the acronym for “Bondage.