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The Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Family Psychology

The Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Family Psychology


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ISBN-13: 9780195396690
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 05/27/2011
Series: Oxford Library of Psychology Series
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 10.00(w) x 7.20(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Catherine Salmon is Associate Professor of Psychology at University of Redlands.

Todd K. Shackelford is Professor and Chair of Psychology at Oakland University.

Table of Contents

Part One: Introduction

1. Towards an Evolutionary Psychology of the Family
Catherine Salmon and Todd K. Shackelford

2. Evolutionary Anthropology of the Human Family
Mark V. Flinn

3. The Evolutionary History of Pair-bonding and Parental Collaboration
Bernard Chapais

4. The Evolution of Relationships in Non-human Families
Douglas W. Mock

Part Two: Human Families

5. Parent-Child Relationships
Marco Del Giudice and Jay Belsky

6. Parent-Offspring Conflict
Catherine Salmon and James Malcolm

7. Step-parenting, Divorce, and Investment in Children
Kermyt G. Anderson

8. Adoption: Forms, Functions, and Preferences
Anthony A. Volk

9. An Evolutionary Perspective on Siblings: Rivals and Resources
Thomas V. Pollet and Ashley D. Hoben

10. Trials and Tribulations of Childhood: An Evolutionary Perspective
Virginia Periss and David F. Bjorklund

11. Family Violence: How Paternity Uncertainty Raises the Stakes
Aaron T. Goetz and Gorge A. Romero

12. Grandparents and Extended Kin
Harald A. Euler

Part Three: Animal Families

13. Kin Recognition
Peter Hepper

14. Kin Selection and Cooperative Courtship in Birds
Alan H. Krakauer and Emily H. DuVal

15. Primate Kin Preferences: Explaining Diversity
Carol M. Berman

Part Four: Fictive Families

16. Pet Keeping: A Case Study in Maladaptive Behavior
John Archer

17. Pets in the Family: An Evolutionary Perspective
James A. Serpell and Elizabeth S. Paul

18. Fictive Kinship and Induced Altruism
Hector N. Qirko

19. Passion and Compassion: Psychology of Kin Relations within and beyond the Family
Justin H. Park and Joshua M. Ackerman

20. Cooperation and Conflict in the Light of Kin Recognition Systems
Daniel Brian Krupp, Lisa M. DeBruine, and Benedict C. Jones

Part Five: Conclusions and Future Directions

21. Reflections on the Human Family
David C. Geary, Drew H. Bailey, and Jonathan Oxford

22. Between Conflict and Cooperation: New Horizons in the Evolutionary Science of the Human Family
Gregory Gorelik, Todd K. Shackelford, and Catherine Salmon

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