Category: Feminism/equality

Paper: Evolutionary Psychology and Feminism (David Michael Buss & David P. Schmitt)

Evolutionary Psychology and Feminism 2011   Abstract This article provides a historical context of evolutionary psychology and feminism, and evaluates the contributions to this special issue of Sex Roles within that context. We briefly outline…

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Regarding ‘black studies’ and the academic left’s crazy political correctness

Just a collection of links. She was right about black studies. http://chronicle.com/blogs/brainstorm/the-most-persuasive-case-for-eliminating-black-studies-just-read-the-dissertations/46346 Her point holds for feminism as well. http://richarddawkins.net/articles/823 Follow-up from the writer: http://chronicle.com/blogs/brainstorm/black-studies-part-2-a-response-to-critics/46401 She gets fired: http://chronicle.com/blogs/brainstorm/a-note-to-readers/46608 Comments on the affair: http://reason.com/blog/2012/05/08/chronicle-of-higher-education-fires-blog

Sweden’s crazy social experiment with gender

http://www.slate.com/articles/double_x/doublex/2012/04/hen_sweden_s_new_gender_neutral_pronoun_causes_controversy_.html Read if u dare. These people are I also predict that this will not change sex-based stereotypes. Men and women are simply different due to genetics (and epigenetics etc.). Altho, as a linguist, i…

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