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Evolution and Human Paternal Behavior

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$21.50 • £17.95 • €19.50

ISBN 9780674064188

Publication Date: 04/02/2012


320 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

2 tables


  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • 1. Our Founding Fathers
  • 2. A World of Diversity: Cross-Cultural Variation in Paternal Care
  • 3. Men and Marriage
  • 4. Fathers and Fertility
  • 5. Who’s the Dad?
  • 6. Father Involvement, Father Absence, and Children’s Outcomes
  • 7. The Makings of a Stepfather
  • 8. Having It All? Fatherhood, Male Social Relationships, and Work
  • 9. The Descent of Dad’s Sexuality
  • 10. Babies on His Brain
  • 11. Health and the Human Father
  • 12. Rewriting the Manual
  • Appendix
  • References
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • A Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2010
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