Sexual selection under parental choice in agropastoral societies

  title={Sexual selection under parental choice in agropastoral societies},
  author={Menelaos Apostolou},
Evidence from the anthropological record indicates that in most human societies, parents control the mating access to their offspring. Based on these data, a model of sexual selection has been recently proposed, whereby along with female and male choice, parental choice constitutes a significant sexual selection force in our species. This model was found to provide a good account for the mating patterns which are typical of foraging societies. By employing data from the Standard Cross Cultural… CONTINUE READING