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Variation and Human habit is a set of state of the art reviews within the speedily starting to be box of human behavioral ecology. It commemorates the delivery of this method 20 years in the past with the ebook of Chagnon and Irons's edited quantity Evolutionary Biology and Human Social habit: An Anthropological standpoint. even as 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 historic and theoretical context, eighteen chapters use information from greater than twenty assorted human societies to discover human behavioral variations. a last bankruptcy appears at how some distance the method has come and the place it can pass. recognized human behavioral ecologists in addition to a more youthful iteration of students procedure issues with a level of theoretical and methodological sophistication that show either the adulthood and freshness of this new paradigm within the examine of human habit. CONTENTS Preface · half I. a few Statements of concept · 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, kinfolk 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: trying out Evolutionary versions 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 suggestions 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: rate, merits, 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 bring up extra Sons than Daughters? William Irons · half IV. The Demographic Transition · thirteen. An Adaptive version of Human Reproductive fee 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 ailment and harm on Foraging one of the Yora and Shiwiar: Pathology chance as Adaptive challenge, Lawrence Sugiyama and Richard Chacon · 18. Reciprocal Altruism in Yanomam? nutrients 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. two decades of Evolutionary Biology and Human Social habit: the place Are We Now? J. Patrick grey · References · Index

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