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The Oxford handbook of evolution, biology, and society [electronic resource] / edited by Rosemary L. Hopcroft.

Other Title:
Evolution, biology, and society
Publication:
New York : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Series:
Oxford handbooks online.
Oxford handbooks in sociology.
Oxford handbooks online
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource.
Subjects:
Sociobiology.
System Details:
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Summary:
The Oxford Handbook of Evolution, Biology, and Society explores a growing area within sociology: research that uses theory and/or methods from biology. The essays in this handbook integrate current research from all strands of this new and developing area. The first section of this book has essays that address the history of the use of method and theory from biology in the social sciences; the second section has papers on evolutionary approaches to social psychology; the third section has chapters describing research on the interaction of genes (and other biochemicals such as hormones) and environmental contexts on a variety of outcomes of sociological interest; and the fourth section includes papers that apply evolutionary theory to areas of traditional concern to sociologists-including the family, fertility, sex and gender, religion, crime, and race and ethnic relations.
Contents:
Introduction: Evolution, Biology, and Society / Rosemary L. Hopcroft
On the Genetic and Genomic Basis of Aggression, Violence, and Antisocial Behavior / Kevin M. Beaver, Eric J. Connolly, Joseph L. Nedelec, Joseph A. Schwartz
Genes and Status Achievement / François Nielsen
Physiology of Face-to-face Competition / Allan Mazur
Peer Networks, Psychobiology of Stress Response, and Adolescent Development / Olga Kornienko, Douglas A. Granger
Stress and Stress Hormones / Jeff Davis, Kristen Damron
Evolution and Human Reproduction / Martin Fieder, Susanne Huber
Evolution, Societal Sexism, and Universal Average Sex Differences in Cognition and Behavior (ASDCBS) / Lee Ellis
From Paganism to World Transcendence: Religious Attachment Theory and the Evolution of the World Religions / Stephen K. Sanderson
The Evolutionary Approach to History: Sociocultural Phylogenetics / Marion Blute, Fiona M. Jordan
The Neurology of Religion: An Explanation from Evolutionary Sociology / Alexandra Maryanski, Jonathan H. Turner
Edward Westermarck: The First Sociobiologist / Stephen K. Sanderson
Evolutionary Theory and Criminology / Anthony Walsh, Cody Jorgensen
The Biosocial Study of Ethnicity / Frank Salter
Evolutionary Behavioral Science: Core Principles, Common Misconceptions, and a Troubling Tendency / Timothy Crippen
Why Sociology Should Incorporate Biology / Rosemary L. Hopcroft
Evolutionary Family Sociology / Anna Rotkirch
Divergence and Possible Consilience between Evolutionary Biology and Sociology / Richard Machalek
Social Epigenetics of Human Behavior / Daniel E. Adkins, Kelli M. Rasmussen, Anna R. Docherty
DNA is Not Destiny / Rose McDermott, Peter K. Hatemi
Sociology's Contentious Courtship with Biology: A Ballad / Douglas A. Marshall
The Genetics of Human Behavior: A Hopeless Opus? / Colter Mitchell
Genetics and Politics: A Review for the Social Scientist / Adam Lockyer, Peter K. Hatemi
Human Sociosexual Dominance Theory / Kristin Liv Rauch, Rosemary L. Hopcroft
The Savanna Theory of Happiness / Satoshi Kanazawa, Norman P. Li
Sex Differences in the Human Brain / David D. Franks
Discovering Human Nature through Cross-Species Analysis / Jonathan H. Turner
Reward Allowances and Contrast Effects in Social Evolution: A Challenge to Zygmunt Bauman's Liquid Modernity / Michael Hammond
How Evolutionary Psychology Can Contribute to Group Process Research / Joseph M. Whitmeyer.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on March 1, 2018).
Contributor:
Hopcroft, Rosemary L. (Rosemary Lynn), 1962- editor.
Other format:
Print version :
ISBN:
9780190299347 (ebook) :
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Restricted for use by site license.
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