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If we want to understand our present and where we might be headed, we have to understand where we've been. Following this basic premise, at the heart of The Female Centered Society is an attempt to answer the questions: why does the women’s movement exist, and why are gender relations what they are? Far from being a modern phenomenon, female centered societies may have their origin deep in the past, conceivably in humanity’s early evolutionary history. What we see today, with the growing power and influence of women and the increasing marginalization of men, may just be the reemergence of a long suppressed gender paradigm.
An iconoclastic book of factual depth and integrity, The Female Centered Society is a much needed addition to the field of gender studies. With an interdisciplinary approach synthesizing research from cultural anthropology, archeology, evolutionary biology and psychology, history, religion, and ancient mythology, this well researched, engrossing work manages to be at once erudite and lucid, and is sure to spark discussion and controversy amongst its readers.