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The Resource Race, monogamy, and other lies they told you : busting myths about human nature, Agustín Fuentes, (electronic resource)

Race, monogamy, and other lies they told you : busting myths about human nature, Agustín Fuentes, (electronic resource)

Label
Race, monogamy, and other lies they told you : busting myths about human nature
Title
Race, monogamy, and other lies they told you
Title remainder
busting myths about human nature
Statement of responsibility
Agustín Fuentes
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • There are three major myths of human nature: humans are divided into biological races; humans are naturally aggressive; men and women are truly different in behavior, desires, and wiring. In an engaging and wide-ranging narrative Agustín Fuentes counters these pervasive and pernicious myths about human behavior. Tackling misconceptions about what race, aggression, and sex really mean for humans, Fuentes incorporates an accessible understanding of culture, genetics, and evolution requiring us to dispose of notions of "nature or nurture." Presenting scientific evidence from diverse fields, inclu
  • Uses scientific evidence from diverse fields to counter three pervasive myths about human behavior--that people are divided into biological races, humans are naturally aggressive, and men and women drastically differ in behavior
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fuentes, Agustin
Dewey number
155.7
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BF698.95
LC item number
.F85 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Behavior evolution
  • Human behavior
  • Human evolution
  • Social evolution
  • Physical anthropology
Label
Race, monogamy, and other lies they told you : busting myths about human nature, Agustín Fuentes, (electronic resource)
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com.lscsproxy.lonestar.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=457080
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-264) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
pt. 1. Myth-busting tool kit -- Myths about human nature are powerful - and misleading -- Culture : problems with what we believe about being human -- Evolution is important - but may not be what we think -- pt. 2. Busting three myths about being human -- Prelude : Human [=/] [does not equal] nature + nurture -- The myth of race -- Myths about aggression -- Myths about sex -- Beyond the myths : now what? -- Appendix : Getting the information yourself
Control code
ocn794328501
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 274 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520951679
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1541916
  • (OCoLC)794328501
Label
Race, monogamy, and other lies they told you : busting myths about human nature, Agustín Fuentes, (electronic resource)
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com.lscsproxy.lonestar.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=457080
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-264) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
pt. 1. Myth-busting tool kit -- Myths about human nature are powerful - and misleading -- Culture : problems with what we believe about being human -- Evolution is important - but may not be what we think -- pt. 2. Busting three myths about being human -- Prelude : Human [=/] [does not equal] nature + nurture -- The myth of race -- Myths about aggression -- Myths about sex -- Beyond the myths : now what? -- Appendix : Getting the information yourself
Control code
ocn794328501
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 274 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520951679
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1541916
  • (OCoLC)794328501

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