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Betzig, Laura.  2019.  The future is the past.  In S. Kanazawa and Y-T. Lee, "What's the Next Big Question in Evolutionary Psychology?"  Journal of Pacific Rim Psychology, in press.

Betzig, Laura.  2019.  Every kingdom divided against itself: Moral laws and the persecution of Christians. In J. Feierman and L. Oviedo, The Evolution of Religion. London: Routledge, in press.

Betzig, Laura and Monique Borgerhoff Mulder.  2019.  Differential reproduction.  In T. Shackelford, Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology.  New York: Sage, in press.

Betzig, Laura, Walter Scheidel and Dan Smail.  2019.  Evolution and history.  In T. Shackelford, Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology.  New York: Sage, in press.

Betzig, Laura and Judith Hallett. 2018. Antony’s son or Augustus’ bastard: A short life of Iullus Antonius. Classical Journal, in press.

Betzig, Laura.  2018.  Ideas and circumstances.  Review of Steve Pinker's Enlightenment Now.  Evolutionary Psychological Sciences, 4: 1-2.

Betzig, Laura. 2018. The ideal free distribution. In J. Brockman, What Scientific Term Should be More Widely Known? New York: HarperCollins.Ifaluk babies
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Betzig, Laura. 2018. Eusociality in Humans. In Lance Workman et al., Cambridge Handbook of Evolutionary Perspectives on Human Behavior. Cambridge University Press, in press.

Betzig, Laura. 2017. Demography is destiny. Review of Walter Scheidel’s The Great Leveller. Human Nature, 28: 361-363.

Betzig, Laura. 2016. People are animals. In J. Brockman, pp. 536-537. Know This: Today’s Most Interesting and Important Scientific Ideas, Discoveries and Developments. New York: HarperCollins.

Betzig, Laura. 2016. Mating Systems. In Todd Shackelford and Viviana Weekes-Shackleford, Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Social Science. Berlin: Springer.

Betzig, Laura. 2015. Suffodit inguina: Genital attacks on Roman emperors and other primates. Politcs and the Life Sciences, 34: 1-15.

Betzig, Laura. 2015. The French connection: Sex and the English revolution. In T. Schackleford and R. Hansen, pp. 79-98. The Evolution of Sexuality. Berlin: Springer.

Betzig, Laura. 2015. Culture. In J. Brockman, pp. 429-431. This Idea Must Die: Scientific Theories That Are Blocking Progress. New York: HarperCollins.

Betzig, Laura. 2014. Eusociality: From the first foragers to the first states. Human Nature, 25: 1-5.

Betzig, Laura. 2014. Eusociality in history. Human Nature, 25: 80-99.

Betzig, Laura. 2013. Fathers vs sons: Why Jocasta matters. In M. Fisher et al., Evolution’s Empress: Darwinian Perspectives on the Nature of Women, pp. 187-203. New York: Oxford University Press.

Betzig, Laura. 2013. Darwin’s question: How can sterility evolve? In K. Summers and B. Crespi, Human Social Evolution: The Foundational Works of Richard D. Alexander, pp. 365-374. New York: Oxford University Press.

Betzig, Laura. 2013. Of emperors and undergraduates. Psychological Inquiry, 24: 169-170.

Betzig, Laura. 2012. Means, variances and ranges in reproductive success: Comparative evidence. Human Behavior and Evolution, 33: 309-317.

Betzig, Laura. 2012. Angels and demons. Review of Steven Pinker’s The Better Angels of Our Nature. Quarterly Review of Biology, 87: 237-240.

Betzig, Laura. 2010. The end of the republic. In P. Kappeler and J. Silk, Mind the Gap: Primate Behavior and Human Universals, pp. 153-68. Berlin: Springer Verlag.

Betzig, Laura. 2009. Sex and politics in insects, crustaceans, birds, mammals, the Ancient Near East and the Bible. Scandinavian Journal of the Old Testament, 23: 208-232.

Betzig, Laura. 2009. The Bible as history and natural history. In Rick Goldberg, Judaism in Biological Perspective, pp. 42-61. Boulder: Paradigm Press.

Betzig, Laura. 2009. But what is government itself but the greatest of all reflections on human nature? Politics and the Life Sciences, 28: 102-105.

Betzig, Laura. 2008. Hunting kings. Journal of Cross Cultural Research, 42: 270-289.

Betzig, Laura. 2007. The son also rises. Review of Geoffrey Clark’s A Farewell to Alms. Evolutionary Psychology, 5: 733-39.

Betzig, Laura. 2005. Why rainbows are. Lead review of Joan Roughgarden’s Evolution's Rainbow: Diversity, Gender, and Sexuality in Nature and People. Quarterly Review of Biology, 80: 219-223.

Betzig, Laura. 2005. Freedom to think. Review of Richard Dawkins’ The Devil’s Chaplain. Quarterly Review of Biology, 80: 341.

Betzig, Laura. 2005. Politics as sex: The Old Testament case. Evolutionary Psychology, 3: 326-46.

Betzig, Laura. 2004. Where’s the beef? It’s less about cooperation, more about competition. Comment on Michael Gurven’s “To Give or Give Not.” Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 27: 561-62.

Betzig, Laura. 2003. The progress of ideas. Review of Michael Ruse’s Darwin and Design: Does Evolution Have a Purpose? Quarterly Review of Biology, 78: 463.

Betzig, Laura. 2002. Croaks and tails or teeth and claws? Review of Geoff Miller’s The Mating Mind. Psycholoquy, 13 (009).

Betzig, Laura. 2002. Life in science. Review of Ernst Mayr’s What Evolution Is. Journal of Anthropological Research, 58: 409-10.

Betzig, Laura. 2002. British polygyny. In Malcolm Smith, Human Biology and History, pp. 30-97. London: Taylor and Francis.

Betzig, Laura. 2001. Why selection matters. Review of B. S. Low’s Why Sex Matters. Politics and the Life Sciences, 20: 135-36.

Betzig, Laura. 2001. Genes mean? Review of Terry Burnham & Jay Phelan’s Mean Genes. Quarterly Review of Biology, 76: 391.

Betzig, Laura. 2000. The rest of the story. Review of S. B. Hrdy’s Mother Nature. Evolution and Human Behavior, 20: 217-19.

Betzig, Laura. 2000. Sex in history. Reprinted in Lee Cronk and Vaughn Bryant. Through the Looking Glass: Readings in Anthropology. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Betzig, Laura. 1999. When women win. Comment on Anne Campbell’s “Staying alive: evolution, culture and women’s intrasexual aggression.” Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 22: 55.

Betzig, Laura. 1998. Not whether to count babies, but which. In Charles Crawford and Dennis Krebs, Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology, pp. 265-73. New Jersey: Erlbaum.

Betzig, Laura. 1997. People are animals. In Laura Betzig, Human Nature: A Critical Reader, pp. 1-17. New York: Oxford University Press.

Betzig, Laura. 1997. Roman polygyny. Reprinted in Laura Betzig, Human Nature: A Critical Reader, pp. 375-98. New York: Oxford University Press.

Betzig, Laura. 1997. Why a despot? In Laura Betzig, Human Nature: A Critical Reader, pp. 399-401. New York: Oxford University Press.

Betzig, Laura. 1997. Battles of the sexes. Review of Robin Baker’s Sperm Wars. Quarterly Review of Biology, 72: 236-37.

Betzig, Laura. 1997. Life as art. Review of Richard Dawkins’ Climbing Mount Improbable. Quarterly Review of Biology, 72: 466-67.

Betzig, Laura. 1997. What we’re becoming. Review of L. L. Cavalli-Sforza and F. Cavalli-Sforza’s The Great Human Diasporas: A History of Diversity and Evolution. Politics and the Life Sciences, 16: 323-24.

Betzig, Laura. 1996. Political succession. In, The Encyclopedia of Cultural Anthropology, David Levinson and Melvin Ember, pp. 975-79. NY: Holt.

Betzig, Laura. 1996. Monarchy. In, The Encyclopedia of Cultural Anthropology, David Levin and Melvin Ember, pp. 803-5. NY: Henry Holt.

Betzig, Laura. 1996. Life history comes of age. Review of Kim Hill and Magdi Hurtado’s Ache Life History. Quarterly Review of Biology, 71: 605-6.

Betzig, Laura. 1995. Medieval monogamy. Journal of Family History, 20: 181-215.

Betzig, Laura. 1995. Wanting women isn’t new; getting them is—very. Comment on Kevin MacDonald’s “Establishment and maintenance of socially imposed monogamy in Western Europe.” Politics and the Life Sciences, 14: 24-25.

Betzig, Laura. 1995. For love or country. Review of Robin Fox’s Reproduction and Succession. European Sociobiological Society Newsletter.

Betzig, Laura. 1995. Comment on Monique Borgerhoff Mulder’s “Bridewealth and its correlates: quantifying changes over time.” Current Anthropology, 36: 592.

Betzig, Laura. 1995. Comment on Christ Knight, Camilla Power & Ian Watts’ “The human symbolic revolution.” Cambridge Archaeological Journal, 5: 102-3.

Betzig, Laura and Samantha Weber. 1995. Presidents preferred sons. Politics and the Life Sciences, 14: 61-64.

Betzig, Laura. 1994. Sex in history. Michigan Today, 26: 1-3.

Betzig, Laura. 1994. EHB is dead: Long live EHB. Michigan Today, 26: 3.

Betzig, Laura. 1994. The point of politics. In Edgar Dahl, “Sociology and Sociobiology,” special issue of Analyse & Kritik, 16: 20-37.

Betzig, Laura. 1994. Ethology’s legacy. Review of Marian Dawkins et al., The Tinbergen Legacy. Human Ethology Newsletter.

Betzig, Laura. 1993. Sex, succession, and stratification in the first six civilizations: How powerful men reproduced, passed power on to their sons, and used power to defend their wealth, women and children. In Lee Ellis, Social Stratification and Socioeconomic Inequality, pp. 37-74. New York: Praeger.

Betzig, Laura. 1993. The matter of mind. Review of Jerome Barkow, Leda Cosmides and John Tooby’s The Adapted Mind. Ethology and Sociobiology, 14: 397-402.

Betzig, Laura. 1993. Where are the bastards’ daddies? Comment on Daniel Pérusse’s “Cultural and reproductive success in industrial societies.” Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 16: 284-85.

Betzig, Laura and Samantha Weber. 1993. Polygyny in American politics. Politics and the Life Sciences, 12: 1-8.

Betzig, Laura. 1992. A little history of Darwinian history. In Laura Betzig, Darwinian History, special issue of Ethology and Sociobiology, 13: 303-7.

Betzig, Laura 1992. Roman polygyny. In Laura Betzig, Darwinian History, special issue of Ethology and Sociobiology, 13: 309-49.

Betzig, Laura. 1992. Roman monogamy. In Laura Betzig, Darwinian History, special issue of Ethology and Sociobiology, 13: 351-83.

Betzig, Laura. 1992. Of human bonding: Cooperation or exploitation? Social Science Information, 31: 611-42.

Betzig, Laura and Leslie Lombardo. 1992. Who’s pro-choice and why? Ethology and Sociobiology, 13: 49-71.

Betzig, Laura and Paul Turke. 1992. Fathering by rank on Ifaluk. In Barry Hewlett, Father-Child Relations, pp. 111-29. Hawthorne, NY: Aldine-de Gruyter.

Betzig, Laura. 1991. History. In Mary Maxwell, The Sociobiological Imagination. New York: SUNY Press, pp. 131-40.

Betzig, Laura. 1991. Chicken and egg. Review of Jerome Barkow’s Darwin Sex and Status and Donna Haraway’s Primate Visions. Contemporary Sociology, 20: 105-107.

Betzig, Laura. 1991. In search of Darwinism. Lead review of Carl Degler’s In Search of Human Nature: The Decline and Revival of Darwinism in American Social Thought. Quarterly Review of Biology, 66: 473-75.

Betzig, Laura. 1991. Review of Glendon Schubert and Roger Masters’ Primate Politics. Quarterly Review of Biology, 66: 521-22.

Betzig, Laura. 1991. A little more mortar for a firm foundation. Comment on Nancy Thornhill’s “Evolutionary theories of rules regulating incest and inbreeding.” Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 14: 264.

Betzig, Laura and Santus Wichimai. 1991. A not so perfect peace: A history of conflict on Ifaluk. Oceania, 61: 240-56.

Betzig, Laura. 1990. Comment on Daniella Sieff's “Explaining biased sex ratios.” Current Anthropology, 31: 35.

Betzig, Laura. 1990. Harem polygyny codes. World Cultures, 5 (2).

Betzig, Laura. 1990. Presence or absence of despotism. World Cultures, 5 (2).

Betzig, Laura. 1990. Why divorce? World Cultures, 5 (4).

Betzig, Laura. 1989. Rethinking human ethology: A response to some recent critiques. Ethology and Sociobiology, 10: 315-24.

Betzig, Laura. 1989. Causes of conjugal dissolution: A cross cultural study. Current Anthropology, 30: 654-76.

Betzig, Laura. 1989. Whodunit and why. Review of Martin Daly anIfaluk child photod Margo Wilson’s Homicide. Contemporary Psychology, 34: 668-69.

Betzig, Laura, Alisa Harrigan and Paul Turke. 1989. Childcare on Ifaluk. Zeitschrift für Ethnologie, 114: 161-77.

Betzig, Laura. 1988. Mating and parenting in Darwinian perspective. In, L. L. Betzig, M. Borgerhoff Mulder and P. W. Turke, Human Reproductive Behaviour: A Darwinian Perspective, pp. 3-20.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Betzig, Laura. 1988. Redistribution: Equity or exploitation? In, L. L. Betzig, M. Borgerhoff Mulder and P. W. Turke, pp. 49-63, Human Reproductive Behavior: A Darwinian Perspective. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Betzig, Laura. 1988. Adoption by rank on Ifaluk. American Anthropologist, 90: 335-43.

Betzig, Laura. 1988. Mothering on Ifaluk. Mothering, 48: 13-16.

Betzig, Laura. 1988. Review of J. Wind and V. Reynolds’ Essays in Human Sociobiology volume II. American Anthropologist, 90: 480-81.

Betzig, Laura. 1988. Review of Robin Dunbar’s Primate Social Behavior. Quarterly Review of Biology, 63: 484-85.

Betzig, Laura. 1988. Comment on Bruce Knauft’s “Reconsidering violence.” Current Anthropology, 29: 624-25.

Betzig, Laura. 1988. Comment on Douglas White’s “Rethinking polygyny,” Current Anthropology, 29: 559.

Betzig, Laura. 1986. Vaulting, leaping, skipping, and trudging ambition. Quarterly Review of Biology, 61: 517-21.

Betzig, Laura and Paul Turke. 1986. Parental investment by sex on Ifaluk. Ethology and Sociobiology, 7: 29-37.

Betzig, Laura and Paul Turke. 1986. Food sharing on Ifaluk. Current Anthropology, 27: 397-400.

Betzig, Laura and Paul Turke. 1985. Measuring time allocation: Observation and intention. Current Anthropology, 26: 647-50.

Turke, Paul and Laura Betzig. 1985. Those who can do: Wealth, status, and reproductive success on Ifaluk. Ethology and Sociobiology, 6: 79-87.

Betzig, Laura. 1985. Reply to Mealey and Young. Ethology and Sociobiology, 6: 77-78.

Turke, Paul and Laura Betzig. 1983. On testing sociobiological theory: A response to Handwerker and Crosbie. American Anthropologist, 85: 409-10.

Betzig, Laura. 1982. Despotism and differential reproduction: A cross cultural correlation of conflict asymmetry, hierarchy, and degree of polygyny. Ethology and Sociobiology, 3: 209-221.


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