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

Edited by Todd K. Shackelford and Viviana A. Weekes-Shackelford

Volume 1, issue Published in print July 2012 | ISBN: 9780199738403
Published online November 2012 | | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199738403.001.0001

Series: Oxford Library of Psychology

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

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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 a review of this field's literature. The book includes articles on intimate partner violence, child abuse, sibling violence, suicide, adolescent bullying, sexual abuse, religious terrorism, animal cruelty, and several articles addressing human and non-human intergroup aggression and war. The book provides essential to the fields of psychology, anthropology, criminology, sociology, ethology, biology, and behavioral ecology.

Keywords: intimate partner violence; child abuse; sibling violence; suicide; adolescent bullying; sexual abuse; religious terrorism; animal cruelty; war

Book.  576 pages. 

Subjects: Psychology

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

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Violence Across Animals and Within Early Hominins in The Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Perspectives on Violence, Homicide, and War

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

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Intimate Partner Violence: War at Our Doorsteps in The Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Perspectives on Violence, Homicide, and War

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Chastity, Fidelity, and Conquest: Biblical Rules for Women and War in The Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Perspectives on Violence, Homicide, and War

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Filicide and Child Maltreatment: Prospects for Ultimate Explanation in The Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Perspectives on Violence, Homicide, and War

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Siblicide in Humans and Other Species in The Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Perspectives on Violence, Homicide, and War

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Familial Homicide-Suicide in The Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Perspectives on Violence, Homicide, and War

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

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Evolutionary Perspectives on Male-Male Competition, Violence, and Homicide in The Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Perspectives on Violence, Homicide, and War

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