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By Inga Muscio

An old name of recognize for girls, the be aware “cunt” some time past veered off this noble course. Inga Muscio strains the line from honor to expletive, giving girls the incentive and instruments to assert “cunt” as a favorable and robust strength of their lives. during this totally revised variation, she explores, with candidness and humor, such conventional feminist concerns as contraception, sexuality, jealousy among girls, and prostitution with a clean angle for a brand new iteration of ladies. Sending out a decision for each lady to be the Cuntlovin’ Ruler of Her Sexual Universe, Muscio stands conference on its head by way of embracing all issues cunt-related. This version is totally revised with up to date assets, a brand new foreword from sexual pioneer Betty Dodson, and a brand new afterword through the writer. “Bright, sharp, empowering, long-lasting, helpful, sexy....”—San Francisco Chronicle “... Cunt offers fertile flooring for mental growth.”—San Francisco Bay dad or mum “Cunt does for feminism what smoothies did for high-fiber diets—it reinvents the oft-indigestible into whatever candy and delicious.”—Bust journal

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Other research reveals similar findings. For instance, Dillard and Miller (1988) collected more systematic data and found that 60% of females' relationships in organizations were with males of higher rank. There are several possible explanations for this discrepancy. One possibility is that coworkers may pair up randomly, but the sex discrepancy may be accounted for by the base rates of high- and low-status males and females in the workplace. 1. worker. 2. Relative status level of coworker involved with respondent as a function of sex and level of relationship.

Several ideas advanced by Charles Darwin (1859) in his original formula- 42 Evolutionary Perspectives tion of evolutionary theory are helpful in understanding these differences. The concept of natural selection explains why a similar bone structure evolved to look like a wing in a bat, a flipper in a seal, and an arm and a hand in a human. Such structures evolved to fit better with the special ecological demands on each species. In short, they fostered survival. Some structures survive not because they help the animal survive, but because they help the animal compete with members of its own sex and ultimately pay off in enhanced reproductive opportunities.

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