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By Lee Cronk

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Model and Human habit is a set of state of the art experiences within the quickly turning out to be box of human behavioral ecology. It commemorates the beginning of this strategy twenty years in the past with the ebook 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 iteration of students and scholars. Following a suite of introductory chapters that placed the quantity in broader old and theoretical context, eighteen chapters use info from greater than twenty diversified human societies to discover human behavioral diversifications. a last bankruptcy seems to be at how some distance the technique has come and the place it might probably pass. famous human behavioral ecologists in addition to a more youthful new release of students method issues with a level of theoretical and methodological sophistication that reveal either the adulthood and freshness of this new paradigm within the examine of human habit. CONTENTS Preface · half I. a few Statements of idea · 1. 20 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, kin constitution, and baby Mortality: A potential examine 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 pageant, Napoleon Chagnon · 7. actual reputation, Race, and Somatic Prejudice in Bahia, Brazil, Douglas Jones · half III. Parenting · eight. Parental funding options 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 teenagers: fee, merits, and effects, Jane B. Lancaster and Hillard S. Kaplan · 10. Female-Biased Parental funding and progress 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 bring up extra Sons than Daughters? William Irons · half IV. The Demographic Transition · thirteen. An Adaptive version of Human Reproductive cost 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 decision of kid results, Hillard S. Kaplan and Jane B. Lancaster · 15. intercourse, Wealth, and Fertility: outdated ideas, 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 affliction and damage on Foraging one of the Yora and Shiwiar: Pathology hazard as Adaptive challenge, Lawrence Sugiyama and Richard Chacon · 18. Reciprocal Altruism in Yanomam? foodstuff trade, Raymond Hames · 19. Reciprocal Altruism and war: 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. two decades of Evolutionary Biology and Human Social habit: the place Are We Now? J. Patrick grey · References · Index

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