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What's Love Got to Do with It?

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In this refreshingly down-to-earth exploration of human mating and sexuality, an acclaimed anthropologist looks at the fascinating intersection between the imperatives of our glands and genes, and the culture in which we live. Why do we fall in love with the people we do? Is there an alternative, more feminist, way to interpret traditional human sexual biology and evolutio ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published June 1st 1996 by Anchor (first published 1995)
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This book is a hoot. Her writing is light, but her research is thorough. This was a fabulous book about how humans mate, why we choose the mates we do, female and male sexuality, homosexuality, and more. I loved it!
This was informative and entertaining for the most part. The discussion of the internet, however, was painfully outdated.
Evolutionary psychology and attraction.
Donald Powell
A good overview of the coverd topics.
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Meredith F. Small is a science journalist, anthropologist, and professor at Cornell University. Although well known from her award winning magazine writing, she is also the author os several trade books that take a anthropological look at parenting, sexuality, and mental illness. Her book Our Babies, Ourselves as been called a "cult classic" for parents, health professionals, and anyone interested ...more
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