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Evolutionary psychology and violence

a primer for policymakers and public policy advocates

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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Violence -- Psychological aspects,
  • Social conflict -- Psychological aspects,
  • Genetic psychology,
  • Violence -- Government policy,
  • Social conflict -- Government policy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Statementedited by Richard W. Bloom and Nancy Dess ; foreword by Joseph Graves, Jr
    SeriesPsychological dimensions to war and peace
    ContributionsBloom, Richard W., 1944-, Dess, Nancy Kimberly
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM1116 .E96 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 288 p. :
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17073695M
    ISBN 100275974677
    LC Control Number2002072821

    David Buss (Editor). The Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology volume 1 & 2 (Second edition. ) "After a long succession of conceptual advances and empirical discoveries, a robust field of evolutionary psychology has finally emerged. Darwin’s prophetic vision is being realized—a psychology based on a new foundation. In this chapter, we discuss how an evolutionary approach to understanding crime can inform the practice of rehabilitation. We summarize the evolutionary behavioral science model developed earlier in the book and draw out five major general implications of .

    Modern evolutionary psychology. Evolutionary psychology, which emerged in the late s, is a synthesis of developments in several different fields, including ethology, cognitive psychology, evolutionary biology, anthropology, and social psychology. At the base of evolutionary psychology is Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection. from book The Evolution of Violence (pp) The Evolutionary Psychology of Sibling Conflict and Siblicide Chapter November with 1, Reads.

    Evolutionary Psychology at the University of Texas. Latest News. November New interview podcast about the new edition of David Buss’s book, The Evolution of Desire: Strategies of Human es discussion of how to select a mate; what leads to mating disaster; and the mating crisis among educated women. Evolutionary psychology is a theoretical approach in the social and natural sciences that examines psychological structure from a modern evolutionary perspective. It seeks to identify which human psychological traits are evolved adaptations – that is, the functional products of natural selection or sexual selection in human evolution. Adaptationist thinking about .


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Evolutionary psychology―a relatively new theoretical model of psychology―provides valuable and exciting insights on human violence and public policy issues related to human violence, from war and terrorism to rape and : José M.

Magone. The Evolution of Violence explores and explodes myths about evolutionary theory while restoring Darwinian concepts to modern-day relevance.

In these provocative pages, violence scholars from across the disciplines elegantly argue that evolutionary perspectives, far from conflicting with current science, complement and enhance standard social : Hardcover.

Evolutionary psychology a relatively new theoretical model of psychology provides valuable and exciting insights on human violence and public policy issues related to human violence, from war and terrorism to rape and : Evolutionary psychology--a relatively new theoretical model of psychology--provides valuable and exciting insights on human violence and public policy issues related to human violence, from war and terrorism to rape and criminality.3/5.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Evolutionary Psychology And Violence by CTI Reviews at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : CTI Reviews. It presents a collection of essays on evolutionary psychology and terrorism, which encourage the reader to approach terrorism from a non-traditional perspective, by developing new approaches to understanding it and those who commit such acts of violence.

The book identifies evolutionary thought as heuristically important in the understanding of terrorism, explores the key conceptual themes, and provides an evolutionary Format: Hardcover.

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 intimate partner violence, child abuse, sibling violence, suicide, adolescent 5/5(1).

About this book. This volume is an interdisciplinary exploration of our understanding of the causes and consequences of violence. Represented in its chapters are noted scholars from a variety of fields including psychology, anthropology, law, and literature.

The contributions reflect a broad scope of inquiry and diverse levels of analysis. This paper reviews theory and research on the evolutionary psychology of violence. First, I examine evidence suggesting that humans have experienced an evolutionary history of violence. Next, I.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Hardcover. In short, evolutionary psychology is focused on how evolution has shaped the mind and behavior.

Evolutionary psychology postulates that the mind is shaped by pressure to survive and reproduce. We jealously guard romantic partners and cherish our closest relatives above all others, lest we fail to pass on our genes.

Book Description. This book explores the evolutionary context of terrorism and political violence. While evolutionary thinking has come to permeate both biological and social-science theorising, it has not yet been applied systematically to the areas of terrorism and political violence.

This volume seeks to do this for the first time. An evolutionary perspective anticipates predictable forms of sexual conflict in human mating relationships. Humans have evolved a psychology of tactical deployment designed to influence a.

for violence and killing of preschool children was not discovered without the heuristic value provided by evolutionary psychology (Daly & Wilson, ). Evolutionary psychology provides similar heuristic value into crimes such as theft, male-male violent assault, sexual harassment, sexual assault, prostitution, andFile Size: KB.

Evolution and Human Aggression single form. Following these dismissals, textbook writers proceed to spend the bulk of the coverage on theories invoking environmental conditions, such as observational learning as a result of media exposure to Size: 1MB. There is a reason why domestic violence is so widespread, says David Buss, an evolutionary biologist at the University of Texas in Austin: it carries a selective advantage, tied with.

The evolutionary social psychology of family violence. Martin Daly and Margo Wilson Martin Daly and Margo Wilson PsychoDarwinsim: The new synthesis of Darwin and Freud. Misrepresentations of evolutionary psychology Evolutionary Psychology – ISSN – Volume 12(3).

However, recent research has shown that, despite popular assumptions, liberalism does not predict a rejection of applying evolutionary theory to humans (Perry and Mace, ).

by Victoria University In their new book, "Evolutionary criminology: Towards a comprehensive explanation of crime," Dr Russil Durrant from the Institute of Criminology and Professor Tony Ward from. In the Name of God: The Evolutionary Origins of Religious Ethics and Violence (Blackwell Public Philosophy Series Book 35) - Kindle edition by Teehan, John.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets/5(12). Humans apparently have a long evolutionary history of violence. Contemporary psychological theories of aggression often invoke domain-general learning mechanisms in conjunction with explanations specifying the plagues of modern living violence in movies and TV, teachings in Western society, the purchase by parents of toy weapons for their Cited by: Pinker's The Language Instinct was the first of several books to combine cognitive science with behavioral genetics and evolutionary introduces the science of language and popularizes Noam Chomsky's theory that language is an innate faculty of mind, with the controversial twist that the faculty for language evolved by natural selection as an adaptation Alma mater: Dawson College, McGill University.

A classic in evolutionary psychology. The ideas are still fresh despite the book now being 25 years old, as most subsequent work is based on this book. Well-written and packed with data, it's considerably more careful (and less sensationalist) than some others that have followed.

Strongly recommended to anyone with an interest in either the 5/5(2).