A cross-cultural investigation into the sexual dimorphism of stature

Sexual Dimorphism in Homo sapiens: A Question of Size Praeger Scientific New York, New York Published In Pages: 197-230
By Wolfe, Linda D., Gray, J. Patrick


This article examines height and sexual dimorphism of stature from a sociobiological perspective. Diet, child rearing, and marriage practices are tested as possible factors contributing to height sexual dimorphism of stature. Results provide some support for a nutritional hypotheses, but sexual selection and parental investment are not statistically significant.

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