Human responses to environmental extremeness and uncertainty: a cross-cultural perspective

Risk and Uncertainty in Tribal and Peasant Economies Westview Press Boulder, CO Published In Pages: 229-255
By Low, Bobbi S.


This article focuses on the effect of environmental extremes and unpredictability on human behavior and reproductive strategies. Significant correlations were found between environmental extremes and unpredictability and several variables, including mobility, subsistence mode, and degree of polygyny.

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