Killing the Competition: Economic Inequality and Homicide

Killing the Competition: Economic Inequality and Homicide

by Martin Daly

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781412863360
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
Publication date: 07/30/2016
Pages: 250
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Martin Daly is professor emeritus of psychology, neuroscience and behavior at McMaster University. He has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Human Behavior & Evolution Society.

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface

1 Why Homicide?

2 Homicide and Economic Inequality

3 Competition and Violence

4 Inequality, or Just Poverty?

5 Jockeying for Position

6 The Arena of Competition

7 Culture of Violence?

8 Lags and Lifetimes

9 Too Much Inequality

10 What Keeps Competitive Violence in Check?

References

Index

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