Sociobiology and the law the biology of altruism in the courtroom of the future by John H. Beckstrom

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .

Written in English

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  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Law and sociobiology.,
  • Justice, Administration of -- United States.,
  • Altruism.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Book details

StatementJohn H. Beckstrom.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsK487.S65 B42 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination151 p. ;
Number of Pages151
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2853991M
ISBN 100252011716
LC Control Number84016415

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