Adaptation and Human Behavior: An Anthropological by Lee Cronk

By Lee Cronk

Version and Human habit is a suite of cutting-edge reports within the swiftly becoming box of human behavioral ecology. It commemorates the delivery of this procedure 20 years in the past with the book of Chagnon and Irons's edited quantity Evolutionary Biology and Human Social habit: An Anthropological standpoint. whilst it redefines human behavioral ecology for a brand new iteration of students and scholars. Following a suite of introductory chapters that positioned the amount in broader ancient and theoretical context, eighteen chapters use facts from greater than twenty varied human societies to discover human behavioral diversifications. a last bankruptcy appears to be like at how a long way the method has come and the place it may possibly pass. famous human behavioral ecologists in addition to a more youthful iteration 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 research of human habit. CONTENTS Preface · half I. a few Statements of conception · 1. 20 years of a brand new Paradigm, William Irons · 2. 3 types 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 kind of Male Yanomam? Reproductive pageant, Napoleon Chagnon · 7. actual acceptance, 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 little ones: fee, advantages, and effects, 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 elevate 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 hard work Markets, the Demographic Transition, and the interplay of Fertility and Parental Human Capital within the choice of kid results, Hillard S. Kaplan and Jane B. Lancaster · 15. intercourse, Wealth, and Fertility: previous 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 ailment 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? nutrition trade, Raymond Hames · 19. Reciprocal Altruism and struggle: 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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