By Jerry Schad
Trek the varied terrain of Southern California, from desolate tract to seashore to mountaintop, on a simple walk or in a single day event, with this final advisor to the a hundred and one top hikes within the Southland. Covers the Santa Monica, San Gabriel, San Jacinto, and San Bernardino mountains, and the Mojave and Colorado deserts. This up to date and revised version of 1 of our best-selling guidebooks comprises 10 new hikes, with a better emphasis on mountain climbing possibilities within the fast-growing Ventura County and Inland Empire areas, and up-to-date info for hikes from the 1st variation. for every journey you'll locate all new maps, images, the highlights of the path, and logos to inform you the fundamentals of the go to vacation at a look.
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2007). , Richerson & Boyd 2005; Shenk 2009; Winterhalder & Leslie 2002). , Apostolou 2007; Buunk et al. 2008). In the last few decades, evolutionary research on human behavior has become more methodologically rigorous, moving from descriptive work to complex simulations and statistical analyses. The number of researchers doing evolutionary work, and the number of 34 Mary K. Shenk cultures they study, has also increased rapidly. As has been true in the past, however, the study of parental investment is likely to remain one of the mainstays of evolutionary approaches to human behavior for many years to come.
In early modern Portugal, younger sons of noble families did not inherit the family estate but had to 32 Mary K. Shenk work for status and wealth in the army or trade. Boone (1986) found that, among the high nobility, younger sons had much higher mortality and lower fertility rates than older, inheriting sons. He also found that this difference became more pronounced as Portugal’s land became more saturated and estates became fixed. Local resource enhancement occurs when one sex aids parents in reproduction (Emlen et al.
Among the highest levels of direct paternal investment are found among the Aka peoples of the Central African Republic. In these groups, fathers spend a great deal of time holding infants and playing with young children, in some cases nearly rivaling the time spent by mothers (Hewlett 1991). The same pattern appears to be found in many other forager groups as well (Marlowe 2000). Fathers also appear to be highly important in monogamous societies with high levels of parental investment, such as modern nations in Europe and North America (Harrell 1997; Marlowe 2000).