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The evolution of social systems in human and non-human primates

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From a Darwinian perspective, both history and environment are causal factors for change in animal social behaviour. Because behaviour leaves no fossil evidence researchers have focused on how social systems help animals and humans adapt to their current environments and have only been able to make tentative suggestions about how such systems may have evolved. However, a new theoretical framework, based on Darwin’s insights, allows phylogenetic relatedness to be incorporated into comparati...

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University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
SAME
Sub department:
Social & Cultural Anthropology
Research group:
Institute of Cognitive & Evolutionary Anthropology
Oxford college:
New College
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SAME
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SSD
Department:
SAME
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Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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Oxford University, UK
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English
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2013-07-11

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