By Mhairi A. Gibson,David W. Lawson

ISBN-10: 1493902792

ISBN-13: 9781493902798

ISBN-10: 1493954962

ISBN-13: 9781493954964

As a species, we're presently experiencing dramatic shifts in our way of life, kin constitution, well-being, and worldwide touch. Evolutionary Anthropology presents a robust theoretical framework to check such alterations, revealing how present environments and legacies of prior choice form human variety. This booklet is the 1st significant evaluation of the rising box of utilized Evolutionary Anthropology bringing jointly the paintings of a world team of evolutionary scientists, addressing some of the significant public health and wellbeing and social problems with this century. via a sequence of case reviews that span either rural and concrete events in Africa, Asia, Europe and South the US, every one bankruptcy addresses issues similar to common source administration, future health carrier supply, inhabitants progress and the emergence of latest relations constructions, nutritional, and co-operative behaviours. The examine offered identifies the good, mostly untapped, capability that utilized Evolutionary Anthropology holds to steer the layout, implementation and evaluate of powerful social and public healthiness coverage. This ebook could be of curiosity to policy-makers and utilized researchers, in addition to lecturers and scholars around the organic and social sciences.

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