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Index

9/11. See September 11 attacks

!Kung 9, 198, 199, 200, 201, 202, 203, 250, 251, 347

abortion 46, 50, 172, 178, 196, 210, 218, 221, 248

Afghanistan 24, 87, 116, 144, 152

Afghanistan war 153, 155

Africa 68, 109, 112

Aginter Press 138, 139, 141

agriculture 29, 30, 46, 67, 68, 76, 114, 116, 274

slash and burn 181, 207, 218, 222, 274

al-Qaeda 119, 120, 121, 122, 148, 154

altruism 9, 14, 131, 279

Angola 149

animal husbandry. See  pastoralism

Arab Spring 39, 83

archaeology 24, 28, 29, 31, 175, 290

architecture 22, 23, 24, 183, 187, 194, 249, 278, 281

arms race 72

art 2, 8, 22, 25, 122, 249, 251, 278, 290

asabiya 70

Asia 36, 68, 116, 120

asset bubbles 105

asymmetric conflicts 78, 82, 84, 85, 87, 109, 126, 133, 275, 284, 286

attribution theory 129

austerity 105

Australia 29, 170, 260

authoritarianism 4, 39, 40, 41, 42, 44, 68, 128, 144, 159, 235, 268, 279, 288, 290. See also right-wing authoritatianism; social dominance orientation

banditry 71, 80, 117

bargaining theory of war 72

Belgium 142

birth control 157, 178, 201, 210, 248, 280

blowback effect 87

brain size 32

Brazil 218

breastfeeding 19, 185, 221, 248

Brigate Rosse (the Red Brigades) 136, 138, 141, 143

Bush, George W. 153, 154, 155

camels 173, 211

Canada 179, 260

carrying capacity 35

caste system 204, 222, 223, 225, 236, 242, 244

Catholic Church 17, 23, 60

Chechen war 151, 152, 155

chimpanzees 16, 27

China 113, 117, 222, 223, 260

CIA 104, 117, 119, 122, 137, 138, 139, 142, 149, 153, 154

coevolution 69

cognitive schema 94

Cold War 149

collective action 4, 7, 9, 25, 35, 40, 46, 57, 62, 106, 272, 285

collectivism vs. individualism 55

colonies 38, 84, 90, 109, 129, 245, 246

comparative historical analysis 3, 165, 269

competitive exclusion principle 27, 163

conformity 13, 32, 40, 41, 249, 257

Congo, D. R. 112, 141, 144, 207

conservatism vs. liberalism 51

conspiracy theories 156

contest competition 28, 31, 91, 111, 163, 203, 273

contraception. See  birth control

cool-water condition 58

Copper Inuit (Eskimo) 179, 180, 181

corruption 48, 61, 82, 87, 111, 136, 140, 150, 151, 285, 287

costly signaling theory 18

coup d’état 80, 99, 110, 112, 117, 118, 135, 137, 142, 154, 155, 287

cowardice 11, 14, 241, 272

Cross-Cultural Sample (SCCS) 229, 230, 231, 244, 245

cross-cutting ties 54

Cuba 149, 155

cultural selection 10, 21, 32, 49, 71, 82, 283

mass media 94

culture 1

capacity for 32

danger 25, 39, 40, 43, 60, 93

collective 7, 12, 15, 35, 57, 165, 267, 272

exaggeration of 17, 60, 97, 127, 145, 275

fabrication of 17, 141, 144, 159, 275, 284

individual 25, 35, 39, 46, 47, 106, 165

debt 70, 104, 114, 115, 175, 182, 275, 284, 285

default 104

defection 8, 10, 14, 234, 272

democracy 57, 58, 73, 90, 102, 109, 281, 283, 290

imposing 88, 286, 287

inhibiting 112, 132, 144, 157, 159

unstable 38

weak 67

democratic peace theory 73

demographic

dividend 38

transition 35, 58, 101, 110, 112, 114, 276, 283

demography 35, 291

deregulation 115, 276

despotism 12, 15, 16, 48, 67, 70, 90, 91, 102, 106, 231, 242, 278, 283, 286, 290

deviance 8, 21, 43, 46, 48, 59, 97, 272, 277

diversionary war 73

divorce 50, 169, 170, 173, 175, 178, 181, 183, 185, 189, 193, 197, 201, 206, 210, 212, 215, 218, 225, 249, 251, 270

donkeys 173, 191, 203, 211

drones 81, 120

Dutch disease 114

ecology 27, 48, 246, 283, 291

economic

competition 66, 93, 96, 111, 275, 283

conflict 39, 107, 114

constraints 103

crisis 25, 70, 71, 89, 101, 106, 159, 275

cycles 38, 70, 100, 101, 104, 274

growth 55, 58, 107, 111, 285

inequality 47, 68, 70, 89, 101, 105, 109, 114, 275, 285

power 91, 126

realist theory of war 74

rent 111, 115

economic rent 112

E De (Rhadé) 181, 182, 183, 250

education 25, 34, 37, 46, 47, 69, 101, 107, 110, 119, 252, 277, 283, 284

egalitarianism 4, 8, 12, 25, 165, 200, 209, 247, 256, 263, 273

elite 61, 64, 70, 71, 88, 89, 100, 102, 105, 106, 110, 112, 138, 150

emancipative values 57, 288

embedded journalism 85

empires 17, 39, 59, 65, 67, 69, 76, 102, 116, 235, 251, 274, 279, 288, 290

England. See Great Britain

environment 63

environmental influence 7, 12, 15, 27, 34, 37, 76, 163, 244, 270

environment protection 34, 55, 60, 61, 94, 103, 107, 283

epidemics 71, 101, 191, 203

Europe 35, 36, 38, 48, 58, 59, 60, 68, 106, 107, 113, 137, 138, 139, 144, 158

Euskadi Ta Askatasuna (ETA) 141, 148

evil dictators 88, 98, 286

evolution 9, 13, 18, 28, 33, 34, 42, 68, 69, 157, 234, 272, 279, 288

evolutionary

ecology 34

psychology 4, 7, 9, 19, 64, 157

extractive institutions 102, 103, 112, 114, 277

extramarital sex 17, 172, 183, 192, 201, 205, 218, 221

extremism 43, 118, 119, 130, 279

failed states 87

false flag 136, 142, 147, 149, 156, 161

falsification 281

famine 25, 31, 71, 89, 180, 191, 241, 244

feuding 28, 167, 212, 217, 223, 246

financial market 48, 105

fishing 166, 179, 183, 188, 211, 213, 216, 273

fitness 9, 10, 13, 15, 18, 19, 64, 145, 157

flexibility 1, 12, 53, 83, 272, 279

fractional reserve banking 115

free riding 10, 11, 288

French Revolution 39

gathering 18, 28, 76, 166, 171, 200, 207, 213, 218, 273

genes versus culture 1, 279

geographic barriers 27, 164, 273

Germany 106, 141, 142, 143, 155, 157, 158, 159, 160, 161, 260, 267

Great Britain 59, 112, 116, 133, 192, 260

group-based control restoration theory 42

group selection 9, 14

guerilla warfare 78, 83, 84, 86, 113, 117, 120, 129

Gulf War 78

harshness vs. softness 51

Hausa 191, 192, 194, 195, 250, 252

hierarchy 8, 10, 12, 15, 21, 25, 40, 43, 55, 67, 235, 247, 256, 272, 274

history 290

Hitler 155, 157, 158, 159, 160, 161

homosexuality 43, 51, 64, 121, 172, 175, 280

horses 67, 173, 176, 182, 191, 211, 222

hunting 18, 28, 76, 166, 171, 179, 183, 200, 207, 218, 273

identity 8, 21, 25, 43, 130, 247, 248, 251, 272, 279

identity theory

avoidance 55

uncertainty–identity theory 43

uncertainty–threat model 44

ideology 4, 21, 38, 82, 89, 131, 134, 137, 140, 159, 263, 275, 276

Inca 195, 196, 197, 198, 250

inclusive institutions 102

India 29, 118, 121, 260

indulgence vs. self restraint 52, 55

industry 45, 46, 47, 59, 78, 91, 103, 104, 111, 112, 114, 164, 274, 277

infanticide 248

instrumental model of conflict 74

insurgence 78, 107, 109, 113, 126, 148, 286

integrated threat theory 42

interdisciplinary research 2

International Monetary Fund 114, 258

intervention 27, 81, 109, 133, 149, 164, 280, 286

Iran 112, 115, 118, 121

Iranian Revolution 39, 83, 90, 121

Iraq 78, 83, 115, 121, 144, 173

Iraq war 153, 155

Ireland 132, 133

Irish Republican Army (IRA) 133, 142

Islamic State 122

Israel 44, 130

Italy 47, 135, 137, 139, 140, 141, 143, 150, 155, 156

kalyptic 203

Kashmir 119, 121

Kenya 119, 203, 260

kin selection 9

kleptocracy 82, 102, 112, 287

Kuwait 78

leadership 10, 13, 15, 17, 21, 25, 43, 48, 165, 256, 262

legal system 49, 118, 132, 251, 266, 277, 278

international 78, 81, 87

liberal

economic theories of war 74

peace 73

Libya 115

life history theory 34

long-term orientation 55

loose cultures 48, 229

Maasai 203, 204, 205, 206, 207

male warrior hypothesis 19, 33

masculinity vs. femininity 55

mass media 61, 84, 93, 126, 136, 145, 154, 159, 275, 283, 284, 291

Matthew effect 66, 102, 284

Mbuti 207, 208, 209, 210, 211, 250, 251

mean world syndrome 98, 275

media effects theory 93

memetics 64, 66, 67, 68, 100

men 17, 18, 20, 38, 68, 114

mercenaries 81, 138

metals 174, 179, 182, 183, 189, 191, 197, 203, 211, 219, 222, 225

milk 203, 211

money creation 103, 115, 284

moral panic 59, 97, 127, 145

Moro, Aldo 136, 138, 139, 140, 141, 142, 143

mountains 31, 110, 116, 166, 176, 181, 195, 216, 222

mourning ceremonies 128

music 8, 22, 23, 25, 118, 278, 290

narcotic drugs 61, 79, 87, 113, 120, 132, 220, 284

NATO 119, 138

natural sciences 3, 5

New Zealand 32

niche theory 27, 163, 164, 202, 209, 213, 247, 251, 273

Niger 112, 191

Nigeria 141, 191, 192

nomadism 28, 30, 70, 76, 116, 170, 176, 201, 203, 207, 211, 216, 218, 274

oil 74, 75, 79, 91, 94, 109, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 120, 144, 155, 284

organized crime 79, 87

overpopulation 70, 89, 101, 275, 285

oxytocin 33

Pakistan 117, 118, 119, 121

Palestine 126, 130, 132, 141

Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) 141

Palme, Olof 142

paradigms 2, 41, 94

paradox of freedom 285

parental investment 25, 34

parochial altruism 9

pastoralism 67, 70, 71, 116, 181, 183, 192, 203, 211, 222, 274

patriarchy 114, 206, 257

peace 7, 9, 15, 20, 30, 34, 107, 251, 279, 290

negotiations 45, 82, 109, 127, 129, 133, 284

Peru 148, 155, 260

petrodollar system 115

phenotypic plasticity 1

plasticity 1

plausible deniability 80, 81, 139

police 13, 54, 63, 94, 136, 138, 142, 151, 152

political realism theory 72

pollution. See  environment protection

polyandry 19, 181, 201, 221

polygamy. See  polygyny and polyandry

polygyny 16, 19, 68, 234, 235, 243, 251

prestige 9, 11, 18, 31, 62, 234

propaganda 79, 99, 106, 110, 115, 133, 149, 154, 156, 159, 276

punishment 8, 9, 13, 21, 41, 43, 51, 165, 234, 235, 248, 272, 280, 288, 290

supernatural 22, 67, 248

Putin, Vladimir 151, 155

Quran 193

race to the bottom 103, 107, 284

radicalization 82, 86, 101, 121, 131, 132, 134, 135, 136, 138, 146, 150, 276, 287

raiding 28, 71, 177, 182, 184, 205, 212, 220, 223, 246

rally around the flag-effect 74, 128, 135, 145

realistic group conflict theory 42

reciprocal selection 9

Red Army Faction (RAF) 141, 142, 143

refugees 80, 86, 87, 117, 121, 149, 275

religion 8, 21, 22, 25, 46, 49, 50, 67, 82, 90, 114, 169, 173, 174, 175, 176, 178, 180, 182, 187, 188, 190, 193, 196, 198, 200, 202, 205, 210, 212, 213, 215, 217, 218, 221, 224, 225, 231, 235, 243, 248, 257, 276, 279, 280, 287, 290

resource

curse 111

grabbing 111

use 283

revolution 38, 71, 83, 88, 110

rewards 8, 10, 13, 19, 22, 67, 165, 234, 241, 272, 280, 288

right-wing authoritarianism 40

r/K reproductive strategy 34, 35, 68, 69, 101, 232, 291

Russia 115, 147, 150, 151, 152, 155, 188, 260

Scandinavia 107

science 2, 5, 275

scramble competition 28, 30, 91, 163, 179, 203, 251

security

dilemma 72

economic 46, 100, 101, 105, 276, 284

existential 46, 47, 57, 58, 100, 101, 107, 235

political 112, 117, 137, 267, 280, 287

social 107, 284

Sendero Luminoso 148

September 11 attacks 126, 127, 152, 153, 154, 156

sexual

deviance 61, 63, 122

division of labor 17, 18, 114, 118, 181

equality 20, 169, 181

morals 22, 25, 235, 239, 241, 249, 251, 252, 280, 291

selection 9, 18

Sierra Leone 113

slavery 54, 68, 170, 175, 182, 184, 192, 200, 212, 222, 223, 224, 225, 235, 236, 242, 244, 278

social

cognition theory 93, 283

dominance orientation 40

identity theory of leadership 43

inequality 55, 68, 70, 71, 235

psychology 290

structure 12, 22, 63, 66, 165, 272, 281, 282

sociology 2, 5, 21, 45, 48, 59, 89, 165, 272, 277, 282, 290

Somalia 211, 212, 213, 250

Somaliland 211

South Africa 133

Soviet Union 116, 120, 147. See also Russia

Spain 141, 148, 155, 260

standard cross-cultural sample 229, 230, 244

state

bankruptcy 104

building 84, 119, 287

steps to war 72

Stone Age 11, 18, 277

stress-based model of political extremism 44

structural adjustment reforms 115

Sudan 113

suicide 22, 25, 50, 128, 132, 243, 248, 251, 270

survey of world views 229, 252, 265, 267

survival vs. self-expression values 46, 51, 57

Syria 87, 115, 122, 123

system justification theory 44

systems theory 3, 66, 283

Taliban 24, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, 122

Tanzania 119, 203

technological revolutions 104

terrorism 2, 6, 43, 44, 45, 60, 86, 119, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, 134, 135, 137, 139, 142, 143, 144, 145, 146, 148, 150, 152, 156, 268, 275, 276, 281, 284, 290

terror management theory 44

tight culture 48, 52, 56

tightness/looseness 48, 49, 50, 51

tolerance 8, 25, 48, 50, 283, 285

trade 58, 116

expectations theory of war 74

illicit 79, 121, 132

international 78, 103, 115, 277, 284

traditional vs. secular–rational values 45, 51

traitors 272

Turkey 142, 260

tyranny. See  despotism

Uganda 183, 186

uncertainty–identity theory 43

unified growth theory 58

United Nations 78

USA 47, 61, 112, 113, 117, 119, 120, 121, 122, 123, 126, 147, 149, 152, 154, 260, 271

Venezuela 213, 218

Vietnam 147, 181

Vietnam war 147, 148, 155, 271

war 7, 10, 38, 67, 72, 76, 157, 272, 273, 279

civil 71, 77, 87, 107, 113, 117, 152

on drugs 61

prehistoric 28

proxy 80, 86, 116, 275, 284, 287

unnecessary 17, 145

Warao 213, 214, 215, 250, 251

war on terror 61, 121

warriors 17

wealth 16, 70, 88, 89, 91, 102, 103, 108, 111, 112, 113, 235, 276, 277

weapons 11, 67, 76, 81, 117, 132, 141, 142, 144, 147, 153, 163, 276, 285

welfare state 107

whistleblowers 154

wife capture 10, 18, 184, 220, 246

Winter War 147

witches 17, 25, 60, 172, 177, 196, 209

witch hunt 60, 61, 63, 145

women 9, 10, 12, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21, 33, 68, 76, 107, 114, 118, 122, 123, 168, 169, 172, 173, 175, 178, 181, 184, 185, 188, 193, 195, 201, 206, 214, 220, 221, 224, 246, 249, 250, 255

World Bank 107, 114

world values survey 45, 50, 56

World War I 158, 159

World War II 106, 155, 157, 274

xenophobia 21, 25, 41, 55, 170, 257, 272, 279, 290

Yahgan 216, 217, 218

Yi 222, 223, 224, 225

youth bulge 38, 89, 159