The Ethnic Phenomenon
A gem of a book for scholars in race and ethnic relations and sociobiology. . . . Van den Berghe analyzes various forms that race and ethnic relations have displayed including colonial empires, slavery, middleman minorities, caste systems, and assimilation. The causes and consequences of these systems are brilliantly teased out employing historical and crosscultural examples. Libraries with any work at all on race and ethnic relations or sociobiology should acquire this book. Choice
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In simpler terms , the degree of cooperation between organisms can be expected
to be a direct function of the proportion of the genes they share ; conversely , the
degree of conflict between them is an inverse function of the proportion of ...
In sexually reproducing organisms , parents and offspring and full siblings share
one - half of their genes ; halfsiblings , grandparents and grandchildren , uncles ,
aunts and nephews - nieces share one - fourth ; first cousins , one - eighth , and ...
It is well known that two closely related species are seldom sympatric ( i . e .
share a habitat ) unless they adapt to different specialized niches and thus
minimize direct competition . Otherwise , one species displaces the other in more
or less ...
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