Evolutionary biology and feminism

@article{Gowaty1992EvolutionaryBA,
  title={Evolutionary biology and feminism},
  author={Patricia Adair Gowaty},
  journal={Human Nature},
  year={1992},
  volume={3},
  pages={217-249}
}
  • P. Gowaty
  • Published 1 September 1992
  • Biology, Psychology
  • Human Nature
Evolutionary biology and feminism share a variety of philosophical and practical concerns. I have tried to describe how a perspective from both evolutionary biology and feminism can accelerate the achievement of goals for both feminists and evolutionary biologists. In an early section of this paper I discuss the importance of variation to the disciplines of evolutionary biology and feminism. In the section entitled “Control of Female Reproduction” I demonstrate how insight provided by… 
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