By Lee Cronk
Version and Human habit is a suite of cutting-edge stories within the speedily starting to be box of human behavioral ecology. It commemorates the beginning of this process twenty years in the past with the e-book of Chagnon and Irons's edited quantity Evolutionary Biology and Human Social habit: An Anthropological point of view. even as it redefines human behavioral ecology for a brand new new release of students and scholars. Following a collection of introductory chapters that placed the quantity in broader historic and theoretical context, eighteen chapters use facts from greater than twenty diversified human societies to discover human behavioral variations. a last bankruptcy seems to be at how a ways the technique has come and the place it could actually cross. recognized human behavioral ecologists in addition to a more youthful iteration of students process themes with a level of theoretical and methodological sophistication that show either the adulthood and freshness of this new paradigm within the learn of human habit. CONTENTS Preface · half I. a few Statements of concept · 1. twenty years of a brand new Paradigm, William Irons · 2. 3 kinds within the Evolutionary research of Human habit, Eric Alden Smith · half II. Mating · three. Polygyny, kinfolk constitution, and baby Mortality: A potential learn one of the Dogon of Mali, Beverly I. Strassman · four. Paternal funding and Hunter-Gatherer Divorce charges, Nicholas Blurton Jones, Frank W. Marlowe, Kristen Hawkes, and James F. O'Connell · five. Fertility, Offspring caliber, and Wealth in Datoga Pastoralists: checking out Evolutionary types of Intersexual choice, Daniel W. Sellen, Monique Borgerhoff Mulder, and Daniela F. Sieff · 6. Manipulating Kinship ideas: a sort of Male Yanomam? Reproductive festival, Napoleon Chagnon · 7. actual reputation, Race, and Somatic Prejudice in Bahia, Brazil, Douglas Jones · half III. Parenting · eight. Parental funding ideas between Aka Foragers, Ngandu Farmers, and Euro-American city Industrialists, Barry S. Hewlett, Michael E. Lamb, Birgit Leyendecker, and Axel Sch?lmerich · nine. Parenting different Men's kids: price, advantages, and results, Jane B. Lancaster and Hillard S. Kaplan · 10. Female-Biased Parental funding and development functionality one of the Mukogodo, Lee Cronk · eleven. The Grandmother speculation and Human Evolution, Kristen Hawkes, James F. O'Connell, Nicholas Blurton Jones, H. Alvarez, and E.L. Charnov · 12. Why Do the Yomut increase extra Sons than Daughters? William Irons · half IV. The Demographic Transition · thirteen. An Adaptive version of Human Reproductive price the place Wealth Is Inherited: Why humans Have Small households, Ruth Mace · 14. Skills-Based aggressive exertions Markets, the Demographic Transition, and the interplay of Fertility and Parental Human Capital within the selection of kid results, Hillard S. Kaplan and Jane B. Lancaster · 15. intercourse, Wealth, and Fertility: outdated principles, New Environments, Bobbi Low · sixteen. To Marry back or no longer: A Dynamic version for Demographic Transition, Barney Luttberg, Monique Borgerhoff Mulder, and Marc Mangel · half V. Sociality · 17. results of disorder and harm on Foraging one of the Yora and Shiwiar: Pathology possibility as Adaptive challenge, Lawrence Sugiyama and Richard Chacon · 18. Reciprocal Altruism in Yanomam? nutrition trade, Raymond Hames · 19. Reciprocal Altruism and battle: A Case from the Ecuadorian Amazon, John Q. Patton · 20. The Emergence and balance of Cooperative Fishing on Ifaluk Atoll, Richard Sosis · half VI. end · 21. 20 years of Evolutionary Biology and Human Social habit: the place Are We Now? J. Patrick grey · References · Index
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