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On social evolution

On social evolution

contributions to anthropological concepts : proceedings of the symposium held on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Wiener Institut für Völkerkunde in Vienna, 12th-16th December 1979

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Published by F. Berger in Horn .
Written in English

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      StatementWalter Dostal (editor).
      SeriesVienna contributions to ethnology and anthropology =, Wiener Beiträge zur Ethnologie und Anthropologie ;, Bd. 1, Vienna contributions to ethnology and anthropology ;, Bd. 1.
      ContributionsDostal, Walter, 1928-, Universität at Wien. Institut für Volkerkunde.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN360 .O57 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination292 p. :
      Number of Pages292
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2654528M
      LC Control Number85237895

      His recent book, The Social Evolution of International Politics (Oxford University Press, ), was awarded the "Annual Best Book Award" by the International Studies Association (ISA) in He is also the author of A Theory of Security Strategy for Our Time: Defensive Realism (Palgrave-Macmillan ), A General Theory of Institutional Change (Routledge ). Biologists since Darwin have been intrigued and confounded by the complex issues involved in the evolution and ecology of the social behavior of insects. The self-sacrifice of sterile workers in ant colonies has been particularly difficult for evolutionary biologists to explain. In this important new book, Andrew Bourke and Nigel Franks not only present a detailed overview of the current state.

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      Tang provides a coherent and systematic exploration of social evolution as a phenomenon and as a paradigm. He critically builds on existing discussions on social evolution, while drawing from a wide range of disciplines, including archaeology, evolutionary anthropology, sociology, economics, political science, the philosophy of social sciences, and evolutionary biology. The end point of the evolutionary process would be the creation of 'the perfect man in the perfect society' with human beings becoming completely adapted to social life, as predicted in Spencer's first book. The chief difference between Spencer's earlier and later conceptions of this process was the evolutionary timescale involved.


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