The nature of gender

  title={The nature of gender},
  author={J. Richard Udry},
  • J. Udry
  • Published 1 November 1994
  • Sociology, Psychology, Biology
  • Demography
I explain a biosocial model of women’s gendered behavior (behavior on which the sexes differ). This model integrates a macro sociological theory with a biological theory derived from primate behavior. The sociological model is designed to explain changes in the relationship between sex and behavior over time or between groups. The biological model is designed to explain individual within-sex variance and between-sex variance in gendered behavior in a cohort. Results from an original study are… 

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