Evaluating Evidence in Biological Anthropology

The Strange and the Familiar

Cathy Willermet (Redaktør) ; Sang-Hee Lee (Redaktør)

A critical assessment of how evidence in biological anthropology is discovered, collected and interpreted. Les mer
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A critical assessment of how evidence in biological anthropology is discovered, collected and interpreted.

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Introduction: (re)discovery of the strange and the familiar: theory and methods for a twenty-first-century biological anthropology Sang-Hee Lee and Cathy Willermet; Part I. The Strange and Familiar: New Landscapes and Theoretical Approaches: 1. Women in human evolution redux Danae G. Khorasani and Sang-Hee Lee; 2. Hegemony and the Central Asian Paleolithic record: perspectives on Pleistocene landscapes and morphological mosaicism Michelle M. Glantz; 3. Anthropology now: how popular science (mis)characterizes human evolution Marc Kissel; 4. The strangeness of not eating insects: the loss of an important food source in the United States Julie J. Lesnik; 5. Methods without meaning: moving beyond body counts in research on behavior and health Robin G. Nelson; Part II. (Re)discovery of Evidence: New Thinking About Data, Methods, and Fields: 6. (Re)discovering paleopathology: integrating individuals and populations in bioarchaeology Ann L. W. Stodder and Jennifer F. Byrnes; 7. Parsing the paradox: examining heterogeneous frailty in bioarchaeological assemblages Sharon N. DeWitte; 8. Seeing RED: a novel solution to a familiar categorical data problem Cathy Willermet, John Daniels, Heather J. H. Edgar and Joseph McKean; 9. Paleoanthropology and analytical bias: citation practices, analytical choice, and prioritizing quality over quantity Adam P. Van Arsdale; 10. (Re)discovering ancient hominin environments: how stable carbon isotopes of modern chimpanzee communities can inform paleoenvironment reconstruction Melanie M. Beasley and Margaret J. Schoeninger; Discussion and conclusion: move forward, critically Cathy Willermet and Sang-Hee Lee.