Course Detail
Course Components:
Meets with ANTH 4470. Course investigates the nature of male and female relationships, mating strategies, parenting and family formation. Key topics covered include male and female life histories, the ecology of sex differences, reproductive strategies, mate choice, the sexual division of labor, sexual coercion and cooperation, sexual dimorphism, and the evolution of the human family. Emphasis is placed on examining these aspects of male/female relationships as they are shared across primates, are particular to humans, and as they vary across human cultures. The course is designed for students studying biological anthropology, evolutionary biology, evolutionary psychology and other disciplines interested in the relationship between human biology and behavior.