ABSTRACT

""à 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 text¼book and as a scholarly reference."" --American Scientist

part 1|92 pages

Theoretical Foundations

chapter 1|22 pages

Evolutionary Ecology and the Social Sciences

ByBruce Winterhalder, Eric Alden Smith

chapter 2|36 pages

Natural Selection and Decision-Making: Some Fundamental Principles

ByEric Alden Smith, Bruce Winterhalder

chapter 3|32 pages

Cultural Inheritance and Evolutionary Ecology

ByPeter J. Richerson, Robert Boyd

part 2|72 pages

Closest Kin

chapter 4|36 pages

Evolutionary Ecology of Primate Social Structure

ByCharles H. Janson

chapter 5|34 pages

Evolutionary Ecology of Fossil Hominids

ByR. A. Foley

part 3|102 pages

Resources, Work, and Space

chapter 6|36 pages

The Evolutionary Ecology of Food Acquisition

ByHillard Kaplan, Kim Hill

chapter 7|34 pages

Time Allocation

ByRaymond Hames

chapter 8|30 pages

Spatial Organization and Habitat Use

ByElizabeth Cashdan

part 4|136 pages

Reproduction and Social Relations

chapter 9|32 pages

Sharing and Collective Action

ByKristen Hawkes

chapter 10|38 pages

Competition, Conflict, and The Development of Social Hierarchies

ByJames L. Boone

chapter 11|36 pages

Reproductive Decisions

ByMonique Borgerhoff Mulder

chapter 12|28 pages

Resources and Population Dynamics

ByAlan R. Rogers