• Humanities & Social Sciences
      March 2011

      Biology and Politics

      The Cutting Edge

      by Albert Somit, Steven A. Peterson, Albert Somit, Steven A. Peterson

      This volume examines cutting edge research in the study of biology and politics. Following an introduction from the editors it is divided into two main sections. The first part of the book explores the linkage between evolution, genetics and politics with

    • Science & Mathematics
      May 2012

      Biopolicy

      The Life Sciences and Public Policy

      by Albert Somit, Steven A. Peterson

      "Biology can inform public policy in a number of ways. This volume explores the linkage of the life sciences with policy (what the book refers to as biopolicy). It features two points of departure: the implications of the neurosciences for public policy;

    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      October 2013

      The World of Biology and Politics

      by Steven A. Peterson, Albert Somit

      This volume describes (a) the present academic and institutional status of Biopolitics and (b) the wide range of research areas that have emerged within the field. The Introduction puts into perspective the major differences and similarities between Biopo

    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      April 2001

      Evolutionary Approaches in the Behavioral Sciences

      Toward a Better Understanding of Human Nature

      by Steven A. Peterson, Albert Somit

      "Evolutionary Approaches in the Behavioral Sciences" examines perhaps the single most important post-World War II development in the Behavioral Sciences - the emergence of a group of practitioners who advocate 'a more biologically oriented' approach to th

    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      November 1997

      Recent Explorations in Biology and Politics

      by Steven A. Peterson, Albert Somit

      The study of biology and politics examines the linkage between the life sciences (broadly defined) and politics. Among biological areas from which these linkages are drawn include: human ethology; socio-biology; ethology; genetics; evolutionary theory; ne

    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      January 1999

      Research in Biopolitics

      by Albert Somit, Steven A. Peterson, Vincent S.E. Falger, Peter Meyer, Johan M. G. Dennen

      The study of biology and politics examines the linkage between the life sciences (broadly defined) and politics. Among biological areas from which these linkages are drawn include: human ethology; socio-biology; ethology; genetics; evolutionary theory; ne

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