The Trouble with Human Nature: Health, Conflict, and by Elizabeth D. Whitaker

By Elizabeth D. Whitaker

The hassle with Human Nature brings jointly organic and cross-cultural proof to significantly research universal preconceptions and problem renowned assumptions approximately human nature. It units out to counter genetic and evolutionary myths approximately human edition and behaviour, drawing on either organic and cultural anthropology, in addition to from different disciplines together with psychology, economics, and sociology.

The chapters deal with the interrelated subject matters of future health and ailment, gender and different alterations, and violence and clash. The research calls into query the presumed common beginning for social inequalities and sheds mild on either the restrictions and probabilities inherent within the human condition.

This e-book offers scholars of human range and evolution with a very good source to better approach questions bearing on to human nature. it's going to even be of curiosity to these taking classes in social, cultural, and biological anthropology, in addition to public health, medical anthropology, sociology, gender experiences, psychology, and kinship studies.

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