Kinship and Behavior in Primates

Hardcover | April 7, 2004

EditorBernard Chapais, Carol M. Berman

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This book presents a series of review chapters on the various aspects of primate kinship and behavior, as a fundamental reference for students and professionals interested in primate behavior, ecology and evolution. The relatively new molecular data allow one to assess directly degrees ofgenetic relatedness and kinship relations between individuals, and a considerable body of data on intergroup variation, based on experimental studies in both free-ranging and captive groups has accumulated, allowing a rather full and satisfying reconsideration of this whole broad area of research.The book should be of considerable interest to students of social evolution and behavioral ecology.

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This book presents a series of review chapters on the various aspects of primate kinship and behavior, as a fundamental reference for students and professionals interested in primate behavior, ecology and evolution. The relatively new molecular data allow one to assess directly degrees ofgenetic relatedness and kinship relations betwe...

Bernard Chapais is at University of Montreal. Carol M. Berman is at University of Buffalo.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:520 pages, 6.3 × 9.29 × 1.42 inPublished:April 7, 2004Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Contributors 1. Bernard Chapais and Carol M. Berman: Introduction: The Kinship Black BoxPart I. Who Are Kin? Methodological Advances in Determining Kin Relationships2. Philip A. Morin and Tony L. Goldberg: Determination of Genealogical Relationships from Genetic Data: A review of Methods and Applications3. David S. Woodruff: Noninvasive Genotyping and Field Studies of Free-Ranging Nonhuman PrimatesPart II. Kin Compositions: Ecological Determinants, Population Genetics, and Demography4. Lynne A. Isbell: Is There No Place Like Home? Ecological Bases of Female Dispersal and Philopatry and Their Consequences for the Formation of Kin Groups5. Guy A. Hoelzer, Juan Carlos Morales, and Don J. Melnick: Dispersal and the Population Genetics of Primate Species6. David A. Hill: The Effects of Demographic Variation on Kinship Structure and Behavior in CercopithecinesPart III. Diversity of Effects of Kinship on Behavior7. Ellen Kapsalis: Matrilineal Kinship and Primate Behavior8. Karen B. Strier: Patrilineal Kinship and Primate Behavior9. Leanne T. Nash: Kinship and Behavior Among Nongregarious Nocturnal Prosimians: What Do We Really Know?10. James Dietz: Kinship Structure and Reproductive Skew in Cooperatively Breeding Primates11. Fernando Colmenares: Kinship Structure and Its Impact on Behavior in Multilevel Societies12. Andreas Paul and Jutta Kuester: The Impact of Kinship on Mating and ReproductionPart IV. Kin Bias: Proximate and Functional Processes13. Drew Rendall: "Recognizing" Kin: Mechanisms, Media, Minds, Modules, and Muddles14. Carol M. Berman: Developmental Aspects of Kin Bias in Behavior15. Dorthy L. Cheyney and Robert M. Seyfarth: The Recognition of Other Individuals' Kinship Relationships16. Bernard Chapais and Patrick Belisle: Constraints on Kin Selection in Primate GroupsPart IV. The Evolutionary Origins of Human Kinship17. Lars Rodseth and Richard Wrangham: Human Kinship: A Continuation of Politics by Other Means?18 Residence Groups Among Hunter-Gatherers: A View of the Claims and Evidence for Patrilocal Bands. Helen Perich Alvarez: 19 Mating, Parenting, and the Evolution of Human Pair Bonds. Kristen Hawkes: Conclusion20 Variation in Nepotistic Regimes and Kin Recognition: A Major Area for Future Research. Bernard Chapais and Carol M. Berman: Species IndexSubject Index