Delusions of Gender : The Real Science Behind Sex Differences, Paperback Book

Delusions of Gender : The Real Science Behind Sex Differences Paperback

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THE BRILLIANT AND HUGELY INFLUENTIAL BOOK BY THE WINNER OF THE 2017 ROYAL SOCIETY INSIGHT INVESTMENT SCIENCE BOOKS PRIZE`Fun, droll yet deeply serious.'New Scientist`A brilliant feminist critic of theneurosciences ...

Read her, enjoy and learn.'Hilary Rose, THES`A witty and meticulously researchedexpose of the sloppy studies that pass for scientificevidence in so many of today's bestselling bookson sex differences.'Carol Tavris, TLSGender inequalities are increasingly defended by citing hard-wired differences between the male andfemale brain.

That's why, we're told, there are so fewwomen in science, so few men in the laundry room -different brains are just suited to different things. With sparkling wit and humour, Cordelia Fine attacksthis `neurosexism', revealing the mind's remarkableplasticity, the substantial influence of culture on identity,and the malleability of what we consider to be`hardwired' difference.

This modern classic showsthe surprising extent to which boys and girls, men andwomen are made - not born.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Gender studies, gender groups
  • ISBN: 9781848312203

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