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    The Foundation of Kinship.Donna L. Leonetti & Benjamin Chabot-Hanowell - 2011 - Human Nature 22 (1-2):16-40.
    Men’s hunting has dominated the discourse on energy capture and flow in the past decade or so. We turn to women’s roles as critical to household formation, pair-bonding, and intergenerational bonds. Their pivotal contributions in food processing and distribution likely promoted kinship, both genetic and affinal, and appear to be the foundation from which households evolved. With conscious recognition of household social units, variable cultural constructions of human kinship systems that were sensitive to environmental and technological conditions could emerge. Kinship (...)
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    The Behavioral Ecology of Family Planning.Donna L. Leonetti, Dilip C. Nath & Natabar S. Hemam - 2007 - Human Nature 18 (3):225-241.
    Family planning is the usual modern route to producing a small family. Can human behavioral ecology provide a framework for understanding family planning behavior? Hillard S. Kaplan (Yearb. Phys. Anthropol. 39:91–135) has proposed a general theory of human parental investment based on the importance of skills development in children. As modern, skills-based, competitive market economies are established, parental investment strategies would be predicted to become oriented toward producing increasingly competitive offspring in a pattern of coordinated investment in their embodied capital—in (...)
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    Analysis of Birth Intervals in a Non-Contracepting Indian Population: An Evolutionary Ecological Approach.Dilip C. Nath, Donna L. Leonetti & Matthew S. Steele - 2000 - Journal of Biosocial Science 32 (3):343-354.
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    Lifetime Patterns of Childbearing and Employment: A Study of Second-Generation Japanese American Women.Donna L. Leonetti & Laura Newell-Morris - 1982 - Journal of Biosocial Science 14 (1):81-97.
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    The Behavioral Ecology of Family Planning in Two Ethnic Groups in Northeast India.Donna L. Leonetti, Dilip C. Nath & Natabar S. Hemam - 2008 - Human Nature 19 (3):310-310.
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    Cultural Dimensions of Kin Investment.Donna L. Leonetti - 2008 - Human Nature 19 (3):227-230.
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