... (Oxford English Dictionary 1989, s.v.mascle). However, we've learned that
females bear offspring and have breasts for them to suckle, whereas males beget the
offspring. At the root of these definitions are the features which distinguish male
from female, collectively known as sexual dimorphisms. In ...
Sex chromosomes in willows - Epsilon Open Archive
... Sexual reproduction is found in most eukaryotes and has in the majority of animal species
led to the evolution of separate sexes. In contrast, only 5-6% of all angiospersms are
dioecious with female and male flowers on separate individuals. Interestingly, dioecy has
evolved hundreds of times indepen ...
How to make a sex chromosome
... at least ﬁve strata105, although some recent analyses support six or more
strata106,107. The Silene X and Y chromosomes (c) diverged more recently
and there is evidence for two strata over 10 million years66. However, it is
possible that orthology-based approaches underestimate the number of
Influence of Advertising Sex Appeal on Product
... attention of the potential customer or user. However, sex materials in advertising sometimes elicit negative
responses from the audience. The reactions of arousal and lust which sexual content evokes from customers can
increase an advertisement’s persuasive impact, with the opposite occurring if the ...
Chapter 7. Sex Determining Mechanisms in Vertebrates
... The finding of mixtures between environmental and genotypic sex determination has
implications for the practice of identifying the sex of individuals, of species that supposedly
exhibit GSD, using molecular markers. For example, when behavioural ecologists are confronted
with biased sex ratios, they ...
F - UBC Zoology
... and LENORMAND 2002). Most of these theoretical models have focused exclusively on the
consequences of recombination to the evolution of sex. Recombination has generally been
considered the primary benefit of sexual reproduction since it can counter many of the
disadvantages of asexuality such as the ...
Segregation and the Evolution of Sex Under Overdominant Selection
... where s and t are positive selection coefficients less than
or equal to one. With heterozygote advantage, one
would expect the frequency of heterozygotes to rise to
fixation within a fully asexual population, producing a
strong negative one-locus genetic association (F ⫽ ⫺1).
On the other hand, with ...
Apsara`s Ordeal of Fire: the Politics of Sense in the Everyday Life of
... beyond nightly concerns for personal safety and health, sex workers also contend with
societal stigma against their professional, non-marital sexuality. Yet despite its many
dangers, sex work is the rare job in Cambodia that can offer young women with little formal
education the opportunity for stab ...
Collateral Effects of the Media on Sex Offender Reintegration
... Attitudes about sexual offenders may well be associated with their portrayal in the media. The
media, which include outlets such as the Internet, newspapers, television, and radio, can influence
public attitudes and may thereby impact the reintegration of sex offenders into the community.
The Frontal Bone as a Proxy for Sex Estimation in Humans: A
... various populations from around the world give the probability that an individual fits within
specific sex or ancestry groups (Ousley and Jantz, 2006). Although FORDISC allows for much
greater ease in quantifying sex assessments in the United States, applicability in European
populations for sex ass ...
Testing theories of sex against the observation that sex is biparental
... prohibitive. But, insofar as such arguments have been provided at all, they are
unpersuasive. For example, they fail to take into account the key point that any
argument against the transition from biparental sex to triparental sex may be
even more persuasive for ruling out the transition from asexu ...
Sex Smart for Teens: Abstinence
... _______ 4. Studies have shown that married people have sex most often and get the most
satisfaction from it.
_______ 5. To be abstinent means you do not have any feelings about sex.
_______ 6. Oral sex is still considered sex.
_______ 7. You cannot get an STD from oral sex.
_______ 8. All STDs can b ...
Testing evolutionary hypotheses about human biological adaptation
... condition-dependent sex ratio biases in line with
these predictions has been shown in various populations of mammals, insects and birds (see West
and Sheldon, 2002 for a review of the evidence).
There is less evidence from human populations,
however Gibson and Mace (in prep) have shown
that in an Et ...
Nebraska`s Commercial Sex Market
... a new hub emerges. In the interim, the industry will be highly
decentralized, making monitoring by law enforcement and
outreach by service providers more difficult. For example,
some may be forced by their traffickers to find buyers on
They Say "Its Not Sex"
... on and they are not the vulnerable ones this time? Or is it the
guys, who — as our informants put it — get to choose which
girls they'll allow to gratijy them? Therapists and sex educators
wrestle with this conundrum too, as you'll see.
At the other end of the specti'um, there seems to be an
Choice-Makers and Risk-Takers in Neo
... in the name of individual consumer choice. Not only are they used as a mechanism by which to entice
consumers to purchase commodities, but it can be argued that gendered identities have become
commodities themselves, although they do not necessarily only exist in a commodified form. The
Osteoscopic Assessment of Sexual Dimorphism in Hip Bone
... Introduction: The pelvis is most sexually dimorphic and is the ﬁrst bone assessed in sex determination because it is the skeletal
element most aﬀected by reproduction and parturition.1 The assessment of the pelvis is made through metric measurements as well
as through the visual analysis of non-metr ...
abstracts from IASSCS
... Prostitution was claimed to be successfully eradicated after the founding of the People’s Republic of
China in 1949, but has reemerged since the late 1970s when China began its Open Door and Reform
Policy. Starting in the 1980s, the Chinese government began to once again wholeheartedly prohibit
- Northumbria Research Link
... Locating the RLD and its boundaries is not always so simple. The boundaries
frequently change over time and are often difficult to identify. Complicating this
geography even more, it is reasonable to assume that few if any cities contain all sex work
activities in RLDs; outdoor and indoor sex work i ...
Rapid Response: Sex Worker HIV Risk - Triple
... HIV prevalence of 58.1% among 198 female sex workers under the age of 18 in
Vancouver.(12) In a study of sex workers of all ages, including youth, Miller et al
found an HIV prevalence of 23% in Vancouver.(2) In the study by Mehrabadi et al,
of Aboriginal women involved in sex work, an HIV prevalence ...
Incorporating Sex as a Variable in Preclinical
... neural control of the anterior pituitary and the release
of gonadotropins essential for ovulation in females but
not males. All of these end-points are controlled by
neuroanatomical and physiological parameters that are
robustly different in males and females.10 Moreover, these
Intimate Encounters: Affective Economies in Cuba and the
... personnel able to convey the manufactured sentiments required of them in the delivery of hospitality services? I could not help but think that the ‘customer satisfaction’ survey – an instrument that betrays the major concerns of management and
marketers – was designed to act as a form of surveillanc ...
Femininity and Attitudes Towards Women Predict Attitudes Towards
... F (6, 241) = 2.92, p = .009, of premarital sex.
• Post hoc analyses found that conservatives were less likely
to be permissive of premarital sex. However, contrary to
prediction, very conservative individuals were more likely
to have had premarital sex.
Zi Teng (Chinese: 紫藤; pinyin: zǐténg) is a non-governmental organisation that cares about the basic rights of women who live in Hong Kong and those who came from mainland China, especially sex workers. Ziteng is formed by social workers, women studies researchers, church workers and labour activists, etc.Zi Teng provides assistance to sex workers from Hong Kong and China in the form of legal advices and health care. Aiming to build up mutual support through networking, Zi Teng operates a 24-hour paging systems in case of emergency.According to the organisation's website, the name ""Zi Teng"" is the Chinese for Acorus calamus. ""The plant is described as extraordinarily tough and strong, often growing unnoticeably alongside with other wild grasses."" The organisation uses ""Zi Teng"" to symbolise the character of tough but low-profile working women. Other sources, however, translate Zi Teng as Wisteria sinensis., while Acorus calamus is in Chinese: 菖蒲; pinyin: chāngpú.