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Journal of Bioeconomics

, Volume 10, Issue 3, pp 293–295 | Cite as

Quantifying the study of cultural group selection: Comments on Janet Landa’s paper

  • Christopher Boehm
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Keywords

Group Selection Cultural Success Cultural Selection Group Advantage Trading Group 
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References

  1. Boehm C. (1986) Emergency decisions, cultural selection mechanics, and group selection. Current Anthropology 37: 763–793CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Boehm, C. (2000). Conflict and the evolution of social control. Journal of Consciousness Studies, 7, 79–183, Speical issue on Evolutionary Orgins of Morality: Leonard Katz, guest editor.Google Scholar
  3. Landa, J. T. (2008). The bioeconomics of homogeneous middleman groups as adaptive units: Theory and empirical evidence viewed from a group selection framework. Journal of Bioeconomics Special Issue, 10(3). doi: 10.1007/s10818-008-9043-8

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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC. 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Anthropology and Biological Sciences, Jane Goodall Research CenterUniversity of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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