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- Author(s)Alexandra Maryanski,Jonathan H. Turner,Richard Machalek
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication30/01/2015
- GenreSocial Issues, Services & Welfare
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Weight1088 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Table Of ContentsPart One: General Issues in Evolutionary Analysis in the Social Sciences 1 Neo-Darwinian Evolutionary Theory and Sociology: Throwing a New Light on an Old Path Richard Machalek and Michael W. Martin 2 The Biological Character of Social Theory Alexander Rosenberg 3 Modes of Variation and Their Implications for an Extended Evolutionary Synthesis Marion Blute 4 Evolutionary Transitions in Individuality and Selection in Societal Evolution Matthew B. Dunn 5 The Prospects and Limitations of Evolutionary Theorizing in the Social Sciences Jonathan H. Turner and Alexandra Maryanski Part Two: Sociobiology and Evolutionary Psychology 6 YanomamA : The Sociobiology People Napoleon A. Chagnon and Shane J. Macfarlan 7 Sociobiology at Work in Modern Populations Rosemary L. Hopcroft 8 Evolutionary Psychology and Its Relevance to the Social Sciences Satoshi Kanazawa 9 Where Do We Stand with Respect to Evolutionary Studies of Human Behavior? John Alcock 10 The Evolution of the Social Mind: The Limitations of Evolutionary Psychology Jonathan H. Turner Part Three: Evolutionary Sociology 11 Evolutionary Sociology W. G. Runciman 12 Spencera (TM)s Conception of Evolution and Its Application to the Political Development of Societies Robert L. Carneiro 13 Darwinian Conflict Theory: A Unified Evolutionary Research Program Stephen K. Sanderson 14 The Sociocultural Evolution of World-Systems Christopher Chase-DunnM 15 The Evolution of the Human Brain David D. Franks 16 The Human Behavioral Ecology of Foragers Robert L. Kelly 17 Evolving Communities: Evolutionary Analysis in Classical and Neoclassical Human Ecology Michael D. Irwin 18 Organizational Ecology: Darwinian and Non-Darwinian Dynamics Jonathan H. Turner Part Four: Sex, Gender, and Mating 19 Marry In or Die Out: Optimal Inbreeding and the Meaning of Mediogamy Robin Fox 20 On the Origins of Gender Inequality Joan Huber 21 The Evolution of Tenuous Pair Bonding in Humans: A Plausible Pathway and Indicators of Design Timothy Crippen Part Five: Cooperation, Hierarchy, and Social Control 22 The Evolution of Social Control Christopher Boehm 23 Human Cooperation: Evolutionary Approaches to a Complex Phenomenon Lee Cronk 24 When and Why Power Corrupts: An Evolutionary Perspective Charleen R. Case and Jon K. Maner 25 Biosociology of Dominance and Deference Allan Mazur 26 Intergroup Threat and Extralegal Police Aggression: An Evolutionary Interpretation Malcolm D. Holmes Part Six: From Primate Legacies to Future Directions 27 A Salience Theory of Learning and Behavior and Rights of Apes Duane M. Rumbaugh 28 Language Use among Apes: Audio-Visual Archival Documentaries for Ape Language and Cognition Ken Schweller 29 Evolutionary Sociology: A Cross-Species Strategy for Discovering Human Nature Jonathan H. Turner and Alexandra Maryanski 30 Evolved Human Sociality and Literature Joseph Carroll 31 Contrast Effects in Social Evolution and Schumpetera (TM)s Creative Destruction Michael Hammond
- Author BiographyJonathan H. Turner is Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Riverside, and University Professor for the University of California. He is the author of thirty-eight influential books, which have been published in twelve different languages. Richard Machalek is Professor of Sociology at the University of Wyoming. His work addresses the evolution of social behavior among both human and non-human species. His publications have appeared in venues such as Sociological Theory, the American Journal of Sociology, Advances in Group Processes, Rationality and Society, and Advances in Human Ecology. Alexandra Maryanski is Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Riverside. She is the coauthor of four books outlining her approach to a more biological-based sociology, plus another edited book devoted to evolutionary analysis in the social sciences. She is also the author of many dozens of research articles and chapters using data on primates as a lens for understanding human nature and its affects on behavior, interaction, and social organization.
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