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Evolutionary biology and human social behavior : an anthropological perspective / edited by Napoleon A. Chagnon, William Irons.

; Irons, William ; American Anthropological Association
North Scituate, Mass. : Duxbury Press, [1979] .
ISBN 0878721932

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Other Authors Chagnon, Napoleon A., 1938-
Irons, William.
American Anthropological Association.
Subjects Anthropology, Cultural -- Congresses.
Genetics, Behavioral -- Congresses.
Social Behavior -- Congresses.
Social structure -- Congresses.
Social structure.
Sociale structuur.
Sociobiologie - Congrès.
Sociobiologie -- Congrès.
Sociobiology -- Congresses.
Structure sociale - Congrès.
Structure sociale -- Congrès.
Description xvi, 623 pages : graphs ; 25 cm
Copyright Date [1979]
Notes Based on papers presented at two symposia organized for the American Anthropological Association's 1976 annual meeting.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 527-604) and index.
Contents Part I. Some statements of theory -- Natural selection, adaptation, and human social behavior / William Irons -- Toward a coevoluntionary theory of human biology and culture / William H. Durham -- Evolution and culture / Richard D. Alexander -- Part II. Kinship -- Mate competition, favoring close kin, and village fissioning among the Yanomamö Indians / Napoleon A. Chagnon -- Kinship categories as natural categories / Robin Fox -- Paternity, mother's brother, and human sociality / Jeffrey A. Kurland -- Investment and primary social dyads / William Irons -- Kin selection and conflict : an analysis of a Yanomamõ ax fight / Napoleon A. Chagnon and Paul E. Bugos, Jr. -- Relatedness and interaction among the Ye'kwana : a preliminary analysis / Raymond B. Hames -- Part III. Individual and group strategies -- Cultural and biological success / William Irons -- The myth of population regulation / Daniel G. Bates and Susan H. Lees -- Sex-ratio variation among the Yanomamõ Indians / Napoleon A. Chagnon, Mark V. Flinn, Thomas F. Melancon -- Female infanticide, reproductive strategies, and social stratification : a preliminary model / Mildred Dickermann -- Part IV. Male and female strategies -- Is reproductive success equal in egalitarian societies? / Napoleon A. Chagnon -- Sexual dimorphisms and breeding systems in pinnipeds, ungulates, primates, and humans / Richard D. Alexander [and others] -- Concealment of ovaluation, parental care, and human social evolution / Richard D. Alexander and Katharine M. Noonan-- Continuities and discontinuities in anthropoid-hominid behavioral evolution : bipedal locomotion and sexual receptivity / James N. Spuhler -- Sexual selection and human ornamentation / Bobbie S. Low -- Early termination of parental investment in mammals, including humans / William P. Bernds and David P. Barash -- Part V. Prospect and retrospect : some viewpoints -- Biology, psychology, and incorrect assumptions of cultural relativism / Lionel Tiger -- Biology and anthropology : a mutual transformation? / Edward O. Wilson -- Anthropology and the nature of things / Napoleon A. Chagnon.
Genre Conference proceedings.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4135550
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