Dr. John Bock's Publications

 

 

 

 

 

John Bock’s Recent Publications

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ARTICLES IN PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS AND PEER-REVIEWED BOOK CHAPTERS:

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Bock, J. 2005a. Farming, Foraging, and Children’s Play in the Okavango Delta, Botswana. In: A. Pellegrini and P.K. Smith, eds. The Nature of Play: Great Apes and Humans. New York: Guilford. Pp. 254-281.

 

Bock, J. 2005b. What makes a competent adult forager? In: B. Hewlett and M. Lamb, eds. Hunter-Gatherer Childhoods. Somerset, NJ: Aldine Transaction. Pp. 109-128.

 

Bock, J. 2004c. New Evolutionary Perspectives on Play: An introduction. Human Nature 15(1) 1-3.

 

Bock, J. 2002a. Learning, Life History, and Productivity: Children’s lives in the Okavango Delta of Botswana. Human Nature 13(2) 161-198.

 

Bock, J. 2002b. Evolutionary Theory and the Search for a Unified Theory of Fertility. American Journal of Human Biology 14(2) 145-148.

 

Bock, J. 2002c. Evolutionary Demography and Intrahousehold Time Allocation: Schooling and children’s labor among the Okavango Delta Peoples of Botswana. American Journal of Human Biology 14(2) 206-221.

 

Bock, J. 1999. Evolutionary Approaches to Population: Implications for research and policy. Population and Environment 21(2): 193-222.

 

Bock, J. 1998. Economic Development and Cultural Change among the Okavango Delta Peoples of Botswana. Botswana Notes and Records 30: 27-44.

 

Bock, J. and Johnson, S.E. 2008. Grandmothers’ Productivity and the HIV/AIDS Pandemic in sub-Saharan Africa. Journal of Cross Cultural Gerontology 25(3): 131-145.

 

Bock, J. and Johnson, S.E. 2004. Subsistence Ecology and Play among the Okavango Delta Peoples of Botswana. Human Nature 15(1) 63-81.

 

Bock, J. and Johnson, S.E. 2002a. The Okavango Delta Peoples of Botswana. In R.K. Hitchcock and A.J. Osborne, eds. Endangered Peoples of Africa and the Middle East. New York: Greenwood Press. Pp. 151-169.

 

Bock, J. and Johnson, S.E. 2002b. Male Migration, Remittances, and Child Outcome among the Okavango Delta Peoples of Botswana. In C.S. Tamis-LeMonda and N. Cabrera, eds. Handbook of Father Involvement: Multidisciplinary Perspectives. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Earlbaum Associates. Pp. 308-335.

 

Bock, J. and Sellen, D.W. 2002a. Childhood and the Evolution of the Human Life Course: An introduction. Human Nature 13(2) 153-161.

 

Johnson, S.E.and Bock, J. 2004. Trade-offs in Skill Acquisition and Time Allocation among Juvenile Chacma Baboons. Human Nature 15(1): 45-62.

 

Kaplan, H.S. and Bock, J.A. 2001a. Fertility Theory: The embodied capital theory of life history evolution (Volume: 3.3 Article: 155). In J.M. Hoem, ed. International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, volume on Demography. (Editors-in-chief N.J. Smelser and P.B. Baltes). New York: Elsevier Science. Pp 5561-5568.

 

Kaplan, H.S. and Bock, J.A. 2001b. Fertility Theory: Caldwell’s theory of intergenerational wealth flows (Volume: 3.3 Article: 102). In J.M. Hoem, ed. International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, volume on Demography. (Editors-in-chief N.J. Smelser and P.B. Baltes). New York: Elsevier Science. Pp. 5557-5561.

 

Kaplan, H.S., Lancaster, J.B., Bock, J.A., and Johnson, S.E. 1995a. Fertility and Fitness among Albuquerque Men: A competitive labour market theory. In R.I.M. Dunbar, ed. Human Reproductive Decisions: Biological and social perspectives. Pp. 96-136. New York: St. Martin’s Press.

 

Kaplan, H.S., Lancaster, J.B., Bock, J.A., and Johnson, S.E. 1995b. Does Observed Fertility Maximize Fitness among New Mexican Men? A test of an optimality model and a new theory of parental investment in the embodied capital of offspring. Human Nature. 6(4): 325-360.

 

Waitzkin, H., Williams, R.L., Bock, J., McCloskey, J., Willging, C. and Wagner, W. 2002. Safety-net institutions buffer the impact of Medicaid managed care: A multi-method assessment in a rural state. American Journal of Public Health 92: 598-610.

 

Watkins, C. and Bock, J. 2007. Human-Chimpanzee Relationships: An Ethnoprimatological Perspective. In M. Bekoff, ed. Encylcopedia of Human-Animal Relationships. New York: Greenwood Press. Pp. 156-163.

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BOOKS AND EDITED VOLUMES:

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Bock, J., ed. 2004. Special issue on New Evolutionary Perspectives on Play. Human Nature 15(1).

 

Bock, J., ed. 2002d. Special issue on Human Evolutionary Demography. American Journal of Human Biology 14(2): 145-256.

 

Bock, J. and Sellen, D.W., eds. 2002b. Special issue on Childhood and the Evolution of the Human Life Course. Human Nature 13(2): 153-329.

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SHORT REPORTS AND ENCYCLOPEDIA ENTRIES:

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Bock, J. 2001a. Parental Investment. In L. Balter, ed. Parenthood in America: An encyclopedia. Denver: ABC-CLIO. Pp. 424-426.

 

Bock, J. 2001b. The Demographic Transition. In L. Balter, ed. Parenthood in America: An encyclopedia. Denver: ABC-CLIO. Pp. 163-165.  

 

Bock, J. and Johnson, S.E. 2000. Economic, cultural, and demographic factors affecting children’s growth and development in the Okavango Delta, Botswana. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 111(S30): 109.

 

Bock, J. 1998. Review of In the Shadow of Marriage: Gender and Justice in an African Community, by Anne M.O. Griffiths. Canadian Journal of African Studies 32(2): 408-410.

 

Bock, J. 1993. Okavango Delta Peoples of Botswana. In M. Miller, ed. State of the Peoples. Boston: Beacon Press. Pp. 174-175.

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