The Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Perspectives on Violence, Homicide, and War

Hardcover | August 16, 2012

byTodd K. Shackelford, Viviana A. Weekes-Shackelford

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The Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Perspectives on Violence, Homicide, and War synthesizes the theoretical and empirical work of leading scholars in the evolutionary sciences to produce the first extensive and authoritative review of this literature. The handbook includes chapters on intimatepartner violence, child abuse, sibling violence, suicide, adolescent bullying, sexual abuse, religious terrorism, animal cruelty, and several chapters addressing human and non-human intergroup aggression and war. This breadth of coverage is unique, and ensures that the handbook provides essentialreading for students and researchers in the fields of psychology, anthropology, criminology, sociology, ethology, biology, and behavioral ecology.

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The Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Perspectives on Violence, Homicide, and War synthesizes the theoretical and empirical work of leading scholars in the evolutionary sciences to produce the first extensive and authoritative review of this literature. The handbook includes chapters on intimatepartner violence, child abuse, sibling viol...

Todd K. Shackelford, Ph.D., is Professor and Chair of Psychology at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. Much of his research addresses sexual conflict in humans, including violence, rape, and homicide. Viviana A. Weekes-Shackelford, Ph.D., is Special Lecturer in Psychology at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. Her resea...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:576 pages, 0.12 × 0.12 × 0.12 inPublished:August 16, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199738408

ISBN - 13:9780199738403

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