Why (Mostly) Men Trophy Hunt: a Biocultural Explanation

Werner, Maximilian
http://www.counterpunch.org/2018/11/20/why-mostly-men-trophy-hunt-a-biocultural-explanation/

Publisher:  CounterPunch
Date Written:  20/11/2018
Year Published:  2018  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX23088

A review of several studies offering insights into the biological basis of human behavior, specifically trophy hunting, and the biologically responsive strategies for changing it.

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After finding the current hypotheses for why men trophy hunt (for meat, recreation, population control, among other apparent benefits) incomplete or implausible, ['Why men trophy hunt', a paper by Evolutionary Anthropologists Brian Codding and Kristen Hawkes, and Chris Darimont, a Conservation Scientist at the University of Victoria] offers an evolutionary explanation for what they describe as this “perplexing activity.”

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