Applied Evolutionary Anthropology

Darwinian Approaches to Contemporary World Issues

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ISBN: 978-1-4939-0279-8 (Print) 978-1-4939-0280-4 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-11

    Applying Evolutionary Anthropology to a Changing World

  3. Development Intervention

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 13-13

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      Pages 15-38

      Rationality and the Green Revolution

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      Chapter

      Pages 39-57

      A Comparison of the Economic Literature on Microfinance and the Evolutionary Literature on Cooperation

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      Chapter

      Pages 59-81

      How Development Intervention Drives Population Change in Rural Africa: A Case Study of Applied Evolutionary Anthropology

  4. Family Structure & Reproduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 83-83

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      Pages 85-118

      Family Structure and Health in the Developing World: What Can Evolutionary Anthropology Contribute to Population Health Science?

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      Pages 119-139

      Declining Breastfeeding Rates Among Immigrant Populations: A Look Through an Evolutionary Lens

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      Pages 141-173

      The Evolutionary Demography of Sex Ratios in Rural Bangladesh

  5. Cooperation & Conflict

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 175-175

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      Pages 177-200

      Evolutionary Anthropology, Co-operation and Warfare

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      Pages 201-222

      Understanding and Addressing Cultural Variation in Costly Antisocial Punishment

  6. Health & Diet Behaviours

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 223-223

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      Pages 225-243

      Socioeconomic Disparities in Health Behaviour: An Evolutionary Perspective

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      Pages 245-270

      Nutrition in a Changing World: How Economic Growth Drives Chronic Diseases

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      Pages 271-295

      The Evo–Eco Approach to Behaviour Change

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 297-299