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Human nature and public policy : an evolutionary approach / edited by Albert Somit and Steven A. Peterson.

  • Somit, Albert.
[2003], ©2003
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New York : Palgrave Macmillan, [2003], ©2003.

Physical description

ix, 266 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm


1st ed.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.


From human nature to public policy: evolutionary theory challenges the "standard model" / Albert Somit and Steven A. Peterson -- From theory to practice: caveat emptor / Lionel Tiger -- Prostitution: an evolutionary perspective / Michael McGuire and Margaret Gruter -- Relating to the environment: legacy and learning / Lynton Keith Caldwell -- Neuroscience, free will, and individual responsibility: implications for addictive behavior / Robert H. Blank -- The cultural evolution of dying: euthanasia in the Netherlands / Vincent S.E. Falger and Eugene L.F. Falger -- Biosocial theorizing and criminal justice policy / Lee Ellis -- Evolution and political marketing / Gad Saad -- Explore and exploit: an evolutionary analysis of institutional dynamics / Arthur T. Denzau and Paul J. Zak -- MacLean's evolutionary neuroscience and the conflict systems neurobehavioral model: some clinical and social policy implications / Gerald A. Cory, Jr. -- Altruism and good samaritan law / John Strate -- An ecological approach to agricultural biotechnology policy / Hiram Caton -- Ethnic conflict and state building / Bradley A. Thayer -- Genetic and cultural evolution: implications for international security policies / J. David Singer.


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