Biosociology of dominance and deference
This short, engaging volume develops new and sociologically sophisticated concepts to bring the fields of biology and sociology together. It is about the social biology of face-to-face dominance interactions and explores the evolution of behavior through connections among biology, language, culture, and socialization. Meant to be a self-contained explorationsociologists would require no prior knowledge of biology biologists would require no prior knowledge of sociologythis book is a fun, informative supplement for courses throughout sociology and the social sciences.
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