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Why Men Gamble and Women Buy Shoes: How evolution shaped the way we behave Hardcover – Jun 15 2006


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  • Hardcover: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (June 15 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0192807056
  • ISBN-13: 978-0192807052
  • Product Dimensions: 12.9 x 19.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #3,271,275 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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About the Author

Until his untimely death in January 2003 at the age of 44, Alan S. Miller was Professor of Social Psychology in the Department of Behavioral Sciences at Hokkaido University, Japan, and Affiliate Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Washington. Professor Miller wrote widely in the areas of crime and deviant behaviour, religion, and cross-cultural social psychology. Recent publications include (with Satoshi Kanazawa) i Order by Accident: The Origins and Consequences ofConformity in Contemporary Japanese Society /i(Westview Press, 2000). Satoshi Kanazawa is Reader and Lecturer of Management and Research Methodology at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He was the first sociologist to introduce modern evolutionary psychology into sociology. His work has been widely featured in the media in several continents, including the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, the Boston Globe, the Times (London), Time, PsychologyToday, the Times Higher Education Supplement, and on BBC Radio 4 and the National Public Radio's All Things Considered, among other TV and radio shows.

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Not one single copy of this book can be found anywhere -- what happened? Did it get added to the PC gestapo's Index Librorum Prohibitorum and burned at the stake? All kinds of crap published within the last two hundred years are perfectly available, even if out of print. What about this one? What did he discover that required such a massive covert operation of elimination of every copy. Please advise.
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