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Nurturing Our Humanity: How Domination and Partnership Shape Our Brains, Lives, and Future

Riane Eisler and Douglas P. Fry

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190935726
eISBN:
9780190935757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190935726.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

Nurturing Our Humanity sheds new light on our personal and social options in today’s world, showing how we can build societies that support our great human capacities for consciousness, caring, and ... More


Belonging on an Island: Birds, Extinction, and Evolution in Hawai'i

Daniel Lewis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300229646
eISBN:
9780300235463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300229646.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

A lively, rich natural history of Hawaiian birds that challenges existing ideas about what constitutes biocultural nativeness and belonging, this natural history takes readers on a thousand-year ... More


Children and Childhood in Bioarchaeology

Patrick Beauchesne and Sabrina C. Agarwal (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056807
eISBN:
9780813053653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056807.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

In recent years, interest in the lives of children in antiquity has flourished, creating many exciting new research opportunities for bioarchaeologists. In this book, the exploration of children’s ... More


Life and Death on the Nile: A Bioethnography of Three Ancient Nubian Communities

George J. Armelagos and Dennis P. Van Gerven

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054452
eISBN:
9780813053196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054452.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This book is an account of half a century of scientific investigation of life and death in three ancient Nubian communities. The research coheres around a single, unifying theme: namely that the ... More


Introduction

Sanjay Kabir Bavikatte

in Stewarding The Earth: Rethinking Property and the Emergence of Biocultural Rights

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198098669
eISBN:
9780199083046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198098669.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The introduction sets the tone for the entire book. It highlights that environmental law is at a political crossroads. It presents an optical illusion that on the face of it seems like a clear-eyed ... More


Kings of the Forest: The Cultural Resilience of Himalayan Hunter-Gatherers

Jana Fortier

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833220
eISBN:
9780824870089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833220.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

In today's world hunter-gatherer societies struggle with seemingly insurmountable problems: deforestation and encroachment, language loss, political domination by surrounding communities. Will they ... More


Culture and the Course of Human Evolution

Gary Tomlinson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226548494
eISBN:
9780226548661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226548661.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The story of the emergence of modern humanity needs to take account of cultural and biological evolution, as well as the interaction of the two; it must describe a biocultural evolution. Culture and ... More


Tales of the Ex-Apes: How We Think about Human Evolution

Jonathan Marks

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520285811
eISBN:
9780520961197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285811.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This book is about the irreducibility of human evolution to purely biological properties and processes, for human evolution has incorporated the emergence of social relations and cultural histories ... More


Stewarding The Earth: Rethinking Property and the Emergence of Biocultural Rights

Sanjay Kabir Bavikatte

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198098669
eISBN:
9780199083046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198098669.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The book analyses the emergence of biocultural rights as a sub-set of third generation group rights in environmental law. It argues that these rights, which advocate a people’s duty of stewardship ... More


Illness and Culture in the Postmodern Age

David Morris

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520208698
eISBN:
9780520926240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520208698.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

We become ill in ways our parents and grandparents did not, with diseases unheard of and treatments undreamed of by them. Illness has changed in the postmodern era—roughly the period since World War ... More


Life and Death on the Nile

George J. Armelagos and Dennis P. Van Gerven

in Life and Death on the Nile: A Bioethnography of Three Ancient Nubian Communities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054452
eISBN:
9780813053196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054452.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Physical anthropology in Nubia has contributed to three intellectual movements, each of which was a result of archaeological surveys associated with the construction of successively higher dams at ... More


Reconstructing Health at Nevasa, Daimabad, and Inamgaon

Clark Spencer Larsen

in Bioarchaeology and Climate Change: A View from South Asian Prehistory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036670
eISBN:
9780813041803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036670.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter provides an analysis of emaciation rates in three subadult skeletal populations from the Deccan Chalcolithic (2200–700 B.C.) period of India's prehistory. It begins with a discussion of ... More


Evolution, Ideology, and Human Nature

Riane Eisler

in Nurturing Our Humanity: How Domination and Partnership Shape Our Brains, Lives, and Future

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190935726
eISBN:
9780190935757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190935726.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

If, as some evolutionary psychologists claim, we are inexorably driven by evolutionary imperatives of ruthless selfishness, it follows that we cannot solve problems such as violence and oppression. ... More


The Biology of Experience

Riane Eisler

in Nurturing Our Humanity: How Domination and Partnership Shape Our Brains, Lives, and Future

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190935726
eISBN:
9780190935757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190935726.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

Biology and experience are not generally seen as connected, yet experience is integral to gene expression, both individually and collectively. Dramatically illustrating how experience can influence ... More


When Rights Embrace Responsibilities: Biocultural Rights and the Conservation of Environment

Giulia Sajeva

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199485154
eISBN:
9780199097005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199485154.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The conservation of environment and the protection of human rights are two of the most compelling needs of our time. Unfortunately, they are not always easy to combine and too often result in mutual ... More


The Evolution of Moral Progress: A Biocultural Theory

Allen Buchanan and Russell Powell

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190868413
eISBN:
9780190868444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868413.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The idea of moral progress played a central role in liberal political thought from the Enlightenment through the nineteenth century but is rarely encountered in moral and political philosophical ... More


Introduction

Daniel Lewis

in Belonging on an Island: Birds, Extinction, and Evolution in Hawai'i

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300229646
eISBN:
9780300235463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300229646.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This introductory chapter considers the spectrum that confounds the established scientific and cultural narrative about what “belongs” and what does not, and that the passage of time, even on a scale ... More


Public Lands and Waters and Changes in Conservation

Mike Dombeck

in The Vanishing Present: Wisconsin's Changing Lands, Waters, and Wildlife

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226871714
eISBN:
9780226871745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226871745.003.0024
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter examines biocultural landscapes through the dual lenses of biology and policy. It suggests that great advances in conservation were always preceded by changes in public attitudes. Today, ... More


Self-determination as Political Ecology: The Roots of Biocultural Rights

Sanjay Kabir Bavikatte

in Stewarding The Earth: Rethinking Property and the Emergence of Biocultural Rights

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198098669
eISBN:
9780199083046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198098669.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter examines the emergence of biocultural rights as an aspect of the third generation group rights—an aspect that seeks to resolve our current environmental predicament through affirming the ... More


Fighting Reification: Towards a Peoples’ History of the Law*

Sanjay Kabir Bavikatte

in Stewarding The Earth: Rethinking Property and the Emergence of Biocultural Rights

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198098669
eISBN:
9780199083046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198098669.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter maps how communities have begun to challenge legal reification and the estrangement that it causes. It explores their methods and analyses their successes. The chapter attempts to do so ... More


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