Adaptation and Human Behavior: An Anthropological by Lee Cronk

By Lee Cronk

Model and Human habit is a suite of state of the art reports within the swiftly transforming into box of human behavioral ecology. It commemorates the start of this process 20 years in the past with the book of Chagnon and Irons's edited quantity Evolutionary Biology and Human Social habit: An Anthropological point of view. whilst it redefines human behavioral ecology for a brand new new release of students and scholars. Following a suite of introductory chapters that placed the amount in broader old and theoretical context, eighteen chapters use info from greater than twenty assorted human societies to discover human behavioral diversifications. a last bankruptcy seems to be at how a long way the method has come and the place it can pass. recognized human behavioral ecologists in addition to a more youthful new release of students technique issues with a level of theoretical and methodological sophistication that display either the adulthood and freshness of this new paradigm within the research of human habit. CONTENTS Preface · half I. a few Statements of thought · 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, kin constitution, and baby Mortality: A potential research 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 festival, Napoleon Chagnon · 7. actual recognition, Race, and Somatic Prejudice in Bahia, Brazil, Douglas Jones · half III. Parenting · eight. Parental funding thoughts 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 young ones: price, merits, and outcomes, 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 expense 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 principles, New Environments, Bobbi Low · sixteen. To Marry back or now not: A Dynamic version for Demographic Transition, Barney Luttberg, Monique Borgerhoff Mulder, and Marc Mangel · half V. Sociality · 17. results of sickness and harm on Foraging one of the Yora and Shiwiar: Pathology threat as Adaptive challenge, Lawrence Sugiyama and Richard Chacon · 18. Reciprocal Altruism in Yanomam? meals alternate, Raymond Hames · 19. Reciprocal Altruism and conflict: 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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Since culture exhibits the three characteristics required for evolution by natural selection (variation, heritability, fitness effects), cultural evolution can be analyzed using neo-Darwinian methods. 2. , non-parental transmission, multiple transmission events over a lifetime), the evolutionary dynamics of culture will also differ in important but analytically understandable ways. 3. , modern bureaucratic societies and other hierarchical social/enculturation structures). , White 1959; Sahlins and Service 1960) as well as what some term “evolutionary archaeology” (O’Brien 1996; cf.

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