Evolutionary Ecology and Human Behavior

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Eric Alden Smith, Bruce Winterhalder
Transaction Publishers - Social Science - 470 pages
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""a required reading for anyone interested in the economy, ecology, and demography of human societies." "--American Journal of Human Biology ""This excellent book can serve both as a text1/4book and as a scholarly reference." "--American Scientist

 

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Contents

Evolutionary Ecology and the Social Sciences
3
Natural Selection and DecisionMaking Some Fundamental Principles
25
Cultural Inheritance and Evolutionary Ecology
61
Evolutionary Ecology of Primate Social Structure
95
Evolutionary Ecology of Fossil Hominids
131
The Evolutionary Ecology of Food Acquisition
167
Time Allocation
203
Spatial Organization and Habitat Use
237
Competition Conflict and The Development of Social Hierarchies
301
Reproductive Decisions
339
Resources and Population Dynamics
375
References
403
Biographical Sketches of the Contributors
448
Author Index
451
Subject Index
459
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Sharing and Collective Action
269

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