Dwight Read

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Anthropology

Distinguished Research Professor

Los Angeles, CA 90095-1553

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (12)

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Incest Taboos and Kinship: A Biological or a Cultural Story?

Reviews in Anthropology 43:150-175 (2014)
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 29 Jun 2014
Dwight Read
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Anthropology
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culture, Westermarck, incest taboos, kinship, sexual aversion, evolution

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A New Approach to Forming a Typology of Kinship Terminology Systems: From Morgan and Murdock to the Present

Structure and Dynamics 6(1)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 29 Jun 2015
Dwight Read
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Anthropology
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terminologies, typology, generative logic

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Population Growth, Carrying Capacity, and Conflict

Current Anthropology Volume 44, Number 1, February 2003, pages 59-85
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 Jun 2013
Dwight Read and Steven LeBlanc
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Anthropology and Harvard University - Department of Anthropology
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demography, population dynamics, group competition, reproductive behavior

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Population Size Does Not Predict Artifact Complexity: Analysis of Data from Tasmania, Arctic Hunter-Gatherers, and Oceania Fishing Groups

UCLA: Human Complex Systems (2012)
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Jun 2014
Dwight Read
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Anthropology
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How Culture Makes Us Human: Primate Social Evolution and the Formation of Human Societies -- Preface and Chapter 1

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 22 Dec 2015
Dwight Read
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Anthropology
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cultural evolution, human evolution, primate evolution, kinship system

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Introduction to: 'Human Thought and Social Organization: Anthropology on a New Plane'

Human Thought and Social Organization: Anthropology on a New Plane (Lexington Press), 2012
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Dec 2015
Murray Leaf and Dwight Read
University of Texas at Dallas and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Anthropology
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Sociology, Social Theory, Sociology of Culture, Cognitive Science, Paleoanthropology, Cultural Anthropology

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From Experiential-Based to Relational-Based Forms of Social Organization: A Major Transition in the Evolution of Homo Sapiens

"Social Brain, Distributed Mind", edited by R. Dunbar, C. Gamble & J. Gowlett. Oxford University Press: London (pages 203-234), 2009
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Jun 2015
Dwight Read
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Anthropology
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human evolution, cultural evolution, social systems

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The Misuse of a Mathematical Model: The Tasmanian Case

Human Complex Systems UCLA, 2011
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Jul 2016
Dwight Read
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Anthropology
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Tasmania, mathematical models, dual inheritance, complexity, phenotypic evolution, cultural evolution, imitation, demography, Upper Paleolithic

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The Organizational Rubicon of the Upper Paleolithic

Human Thought and Social Organization: Anthropology on a New Plane (Lexington Press), 2012
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 24 Dec 2015
Murray Leaf and Dwight Read
University of Texas at Dallas and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Anthropology
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Style, Function, Neutral Traits, Evolution, and Classification

Chapter 10 from the book, Artifact Classification: A Conceptual and Theoretical Approach (Left Coast Press), 2007
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 Dec 2015
Dwight Read
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Anthropology
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The Generative Logic of Dravidian Language Terminologies

Mathematical Anthropology and Cultural Theory: An International Journal, Vol. 3, No. 7, 2010
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Jun 2015
Dwight Read
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Anthropology
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Dravidian, kinship, structure

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Comment on 'An Evolutionary Developmental Approach to Cultural Evolution, by Claes Andersson, Anton Törnberg, and Petter Törnberg'

Current Anthropology, Vol. 55, No. 2 (April 2014), Pp. 154-174
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 29 Jun 2015
Dwight Read
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Anthropology
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cultural evolution, expanded synthesis, extended synthesis