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Evolutionary psychology and violence [electronic resource] : a primer for policymakers and public policy advocates / edited by Richard W. Bloom and Nancy Dess ; foreword by Joseph Graves, Jr.

Contributor(s): Bloom, Richard W, 1944- | Dess, Nancy Kimberly.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Psychological dimensions to war and peace: Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2003Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 288 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780313048531 (electronic bk.); 0313048533 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Violence -- Psychological aspects | Social conflict -- Psychological aspects | Genetic psychology | Violence -- Government policy | Social conflict -- Government policy | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Violence in Society | Evolutionary psychology | Geweld | Sociale conflictenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Evolutionary psychology and violence.DDC classification: 303.6 Other classification: 77.50 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The evolution of scientific psychology and public policy : on violence and its antidotes / Richard W. Bloom -- The social implications of evolutionary psychology : linking brain biochemistry, toxins, and violent crime / Roger D. Masters -- Psychopathy as an adaptation : implications for society and social policy / Stuart Kinner -- Combating rape : views of an evolutionary psychologist / Linda Mealey -- Homicide : an evolutionary psychological perspective and implications for public policy / David M. Buss and Joshua D. Duntley -- Fear of death and social behavior : the anatomy of human destructiveness / Sheldon Solomon, Jeff Greenberg, and Tom Pyszczynski -- An evolutionary perspective on intercultural conflict : basic mechanisms and implications for immigration policy / Harold D. Fishbein and Nancy Dess -- Global conflict resolution : an anthropological diagnosis of problems with world governance / Christopher Boehm -- Violence and its antidotes : promises and pitfalls of evolutionarily aware policy development / Nancy Dess.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The evolution of scientific psychology and public policy : on violence and its antidotes / Richard W. Bloom -- The social implications of evolutionary psychology : linking brain biochemistry, toxins, and violent crime / Roger D. Masters -- Psychopathy as an adaptation : implications for society and social policy / Stuart Kinner -- Combating rape : views of an evolutionary psychologist / Linda Mealey -- Homicide : an evolutionary psychological perspective and implications for public policy / David M. Buss and Joshua D. Duntley -- Fear of death and social behavior : the anatomy of human destructiveness / Sheldon Solomon, Jeff Greenberg, and Tom Pyszczynski -- An evolutionary perspective on intercultural conflict : basic mechanisms and implications for immigration policy / Harold D. Fishbein and Nancy Dess -- Global conflict resolution : an anthropological diagnosis of problems with world governance / Christopher Boehm -- Violence and its antidotes : promises and pitfalls of evolutionarily aware policy development / Nancy Dess.

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