Section on Evolution, Biology & Society
Section on Evolution, Biology & Society

Publications of Section Members

Biblarz, Timothy J. and Adrian E. Raftery. 1999. “Family Structure, Educational Attainment, and Socioeconomic Success: Rethinking the ‘Pathology of Matriarchy.’” American Journal of Sociology 105, 2: 321-365.

Franks, David D. 2003. “Mutual Interests, Different Lenses: Current Neuroscience and Symbolic Interaction.” Symbolic Interaction, volume 26, Number 4, Pg. 613-630.

Franks, David D. 2006. “The Neuroscience of Emotions,” (Chapter 2) in Handbook of the Sociology of Emotions. Jan E. Stets and Jonathan H. Turner, editors. N.Y.: Springer Press.

Franks, David D. and Thomas S. Smith, 1999. (editors) “Mind Brain and Society: Toward a Neurosociology of Emotion” Vol. 5 of the Series, Social Perspectives on Emotion, David D. Franks series editor. Stamford Conn. JAI Press.

Freese, Jeremy, Jui-Chung Allen, and Lisa D. Wade. 2003. “The Potential Relevance of Biology to Social Inquiry.” Annual Review of Sociology 29: 233-256.

Guang Guo and Elizabeth Stearns. 2002. The Social Influences on the Realization of Genetic Potential for Intellectual Development. Social Forces 80: 881-910.

Hammond, Michael. 2004. “The Enhancement Imperative and Group Dynamics in the Emergence of Religion and Ascriptive Inequality.” Advances in Group Processes, 2004, 21, 167-188.

Hopcroft, Rosemary L. 2005. “Parental status and differential investment in sons and daughters: Trivers-Willard revisited.” Social Forces 83 (3):169-193.

Hopcroft, Rosemary L. 2006. “Status Characteristics among older individuals: The diminished significance of gender.” Sociological Quarterly 47: 361-374.

Hopcroft, Rosemary L. 2006. “Sex, status and reproductive success in the contemporary U.S.” Evolution and Human Behavior 27: 104-120.

Hopcroft, Rosemary L. and Dana Burr Bradley. Forthcoming. "The sex difference in depression across 29 countries." Social Forces 85 (4): 1483-1507.

Kanazawa, Satoshi and Mary C. Still 2000.”Why men commit crimes (and why they desist).” Sociological Theory 18: 434-447.

Kim, Sangmoon, and Patrick D. Nolan, 2006. “Measuring Social ‘Informatization’: A Factor Analytic Approach.” Sociological Inquiry. 76: 188-209.

Lenski, Gerhard, Jean Lenski and Patrick Nolan. Human Societies. 10th Edition. Paradigm Publishers of Boulder, CO. Due out in November.

Lopreato, Joseph and Timothy Crippen. 2002 [1999]. Crisis in sociology: the need for Darwin. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction.

Lyng, Stephen and David D. Franks, 2002. Sociology and the Real World, NY: Rowman & Littlefield. See especially chapter 5. It’s about embodying the symbol.

Nolan, Patrick. 2004. "Ecological Evolutionary Theory: A Reanalysis and Reassessment of Lenski's Theory for the 21st Century," Sociological Theory 22 (2): 328-337. Special Issue, edited by Bernice McNair Barnett.

Nolan, Patrick and Gerhard Lenski. 2006. Human Societies:An Introduction to Macrosociology. Tenth Edition. Boulder, CO:Paradigm Publishers.

Sanderson, Stephen K. 2001. The Evolution of Human Sociality. Rowman and Littlefield.


Sloss, G. Sam. 2001. The Success of Science: An Evolutionary Perspective. Michigan Sociological Review 15:124-145.

Turner, Jonathan and Alexandra Maryanski. 2005. Incest: The Origin of the Taboo. Paradigm Press.

Whitmeyer, Joseph M. 1997. “Endogamy as a Basis for Ethnic Behavior.” Sociological Theory 15(2):162-178.

Yamagishi , Toshio; Shigehito Tanida, Rie Mashima, Eri Shimoma and Satoshi Kanazawa. 2003. “You can judge a book by its cover: Evidence that cheaters may look different from cooperators.” Evolution and Human Behavior 24: 290-3401.