Evolutionary theory, kinship, and childbirth in cross-cultural perspective

Cross-Cultural Research Vol/Iss. 41 Published In Pages: 196-219
By Huber, Brad R., Breedlove, William L.


Using an evolutionary perspective, this study tests hypotheses relating gender and kinship roles to the amount of direct and indirect care provided during and around childbirth. The roles of paternal certainty, residence rules and descent groups are also examined.

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