Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-4 of 4 items

  • Keywords: ecological constraints x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Ecological Constraints and Human Cooperation

Laura Betzig

in Human Social Evolution: The Foundational Works of Richard D. Alexander

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199791750
eISBN:
9780190267858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199791750.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter discusses the influence of a 1991 paper written by Richard D. Alexander, K. M. Noonan, and B. J. Crespi, in which they tackle the evolution of eusociality, particularly with regard to ... More


The Study Species

Louise H. Emmons

in Tupai: A Field Study of Bornean Treeshrews

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222915
eISBN:
9780520925045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222915.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter reviews selected aspects of the anatomy and physiology of treeshrews that are especially pertinent to their ecology. It suggests that the teeth and digestive tracts of treeshrews are ... More


Eusociality in Naked Mole-Rats

Paul W. Sherman

in Human Social Evolution: The Foundational Works of Richard D. Alexander

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199791750
eISBN:
9780190267858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199791750.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter presents an excerpt from a classic paper on the evolution of eusociality, written by Richard D. Alexander, K. M. Noonan, and B. J. Crespi and published in 1991 in an edited volume ... More


The Cultural Evolution of Honor Killing

Robert Paul Churchill

in Women in the Crossfire: Understanding and Ending Honor Killing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190468569
eISBN:
9780190468590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190468569.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

The focus in this chapter is on why honor killing ever came into existence as a social practice. The units for analysis are sociocultural systems and ecological pressures on the demographic groups ... More


View: