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By Mhairi A. Gibson, David W. Lawson

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As a species, we're at the moment experiencing dramatic shifts in our way of life, relatives constitution, future health, and international touch. Evolutionary Anthropology offers a strong theoretical framework to check such alterations, revealing how present environments and legacies of previous choice form human variety. This publication is the 1st significant overview of the rising box of utilized Evolutionary Anthropology bringing jointly the paintings of a world workforce of evolutionary scientists, addressing a few of the significant public health and wellbeing and social problems with this century. via a sequence of case reports that span either rural and concrete occasions in Africa, Asia, Europe and South the US, each one bankruptcy addresses themes resembling typical source administration, overall healthiness provider supply, inhabitants progress and the emergence of latest family members constructions, nutritional, and co-operative behaviours. The study awarded identifies the nice, principally untapped, strength that utilized Evolutionary Anthropology holds to steer the layout, implementation and overview of potent social and public wellbeing and fitness coverage. This ebook could be of curiosity to policy-makers and utilized researchers, in addition to teachers and scholars around the organic and social sciences.

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