The Development of Sociobiology in Relation to Animal Behavior Studies, 1946–1975

@article{Levallois2018TheDO,
  title={The Development of Sociobiology in Relation to Animal Behavior Studies, 1946–1975},
  author={Clement Levallois},
  journal={Journal of the History of Biology},
  year={2018},
  volume={51},
  pages={419-444}
}
This paper aims at bridging a gap between the history of American animal behavior studies and the history of sociobiology. In the post-war period, ecology, comparative psychology and ethology were all investigating animal societies, using different approaches ranging from fieldwork to laboratory studies. We argue that this disunity in “practices of place” (Kohler, Robert E. Landscapes & Labscapes: Exploring the Lab-Field Border in Biology. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2002) explains… Expand
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