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Winterhalder, B., and D. J. Kennett. 2009. Four neglected concepts with a role to play in explaining the origins of agricultureCurrent Anthropology50(5): 645-648.

D. J. Kennett, B. Winterhalder, J Bartruff, and J. M. Erlandson. 2009. An ecological model for the emergence of institutionalized social hierarchies on California's Northern Channel Islands . In Pattern and Process in Cultural Evolution, edited by S. Shennan, pp. 297-314. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

D. J. Kennett and B. Winterhalder. 2008. Demographic expansion, despotism, and the colonisation of East and South Polynesia. In Islands of Inquiry: Colonisation, seafaring and the archaeology of maritime landscapes (Terra Australis 29), edited by G. Clark, F. Leach and S. O'Connor, pp. 87-96. Canberra: Australia National University Press.

Winterhalder, B. 2007. Risk and decision-making. In The Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology, edited by R. I. M. Dunbar and Louise Barrett, pp. 433-445. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Kennett, Douglas, Atholl Anderson and Bruce Winterhalder. 2006. The ideal free distribution, food production, and the colonization of Oceania. InBehavioral Ecology and the Transition to Agriculture, edited by Douglas J. Kennett and Bruce Winterhalder, pp. 265-288. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Winterhalder, Bruce and Douglas J. Kennett. 2006. Behavioral ecology and the transition from hunting and gathering to agriculture. In Behavioral Ecology and the Transition to Agriculture, edited by Douglas J. Kennett and Bruce Winterhalder, pp. 1-21. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Bettinger, R. L., Bruce Winterhalder, and Richard McElreath. 2006. A simple model of technological intensificationJournal of Archaeological Science33: 538-545

Winterhalder, B. 2004 The half of itBefore Farming 2004/2 article 5.

Smith, Eric A., and B. Winterhalder. 2003 Human behavioral ecologyIn Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science, Volume 2, edited by Lynn Nadel, pp. 377-385. London: Nature Publishing Group.

Winterhalder, B. 2002 Behavioral and other human ecologies: Critique, response and progress through criticism. Journal of Ecological Anthropology 6: 4-23.

Winterhalder, B. 2002 ModelsIn Darwin and Archaeology: A Handbook of Key Concepts, edited by J.P. Hart and J.E. Terrell, pp. 201-223. Bergin & Garvey, Westport, Connecticut.

Smith, Eric Alden, and Bruce Winterhalder. 2002. Evolutionary social science: The behavioral ecology approach. SamfundsΓΈkonomen 4: 13-21.

Winterhalder, B. and Leslie, P.W. 2002 Risk-sensitive fertility: The variance compensation hypothesisEvolution and Human Behavior 23: 59-82.

Leslie, P.W., and B. Winterhalder 2002 Demographic consequences of unpredictability in fertility outcomesAmerican Journal of Human Biology 14: 168-183.

Winterhalder, B. 2001 The behavioral ecology of hunter-gatherersIn Hunter-Gatherers: An Interdisciplineary Perspective, edited by Catherine Panter-Brick, Robert H. Layton and Peter A. Rowley-Conwy, pp. 12-38. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Winterhalder, B. 2001. Intra-group resource transfers: Comparative evidence, models, and implications for human evolutionIn Meat Eating and Human Evolution, edited by C. B. Stanford and H. T. Bunn, pp. 279-301. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Evans, T.P., and B. Winterhalder. 2000. Modified solar insolation as an agronomic factor in terraced environments. Land Degradation and Development 11: 273-287.

Winterhalder, B., and E. A. Smith. 2000 Analyzing adaptive strategies: Human behavioral ecology at twenty-fiveEvolutionary Anthropology 9: 51-72.

Winterhalder, B., F. Lu and B. Tucker. 1999. Risk-sensitive adaptive tactics: Models and evidence from subsistence studies in biology and anthropologyJournal of Archaeological Research 7: 301-348

Winterhalder, B., and F. Lu. 1997. A forager-resource population ecology model and implications for indigenous conservationConservation Biology 11(6): 1354-1364.

Winterhalder, B., and C. Goland. 1997 An evolutionary ecology perspective on diet choice, risk, and plant domestication. In People, Plants, and Landscapes: Studies in Paleoethnobotany. K.J. Gremillion, ed. Pp. 123-160. Tuscaloosa, AL: U. of Alabama Press.

Winterhalder, B. 1997c Gifts given, gifts taken: The behavioral ecology of non-market intragroup exchangeJournal of Archaeological Research 5: 121-168.

Winterhalder, B. 1996b Social foraging and the behavioral ecology of intra-group resource transfersEvolutionary Anthropology 5: 46-57.

Winterhalder, B. 1996a A marginal model of tolerated theftEthology and Sociobiology 17: 37-53.

Winterhalder, B. 1994 Concepts in historical ecology: The view from behavioral ecology. In Historical Ecology. C. Crumley, ed. Pp. 17-41. Santa Fe: School of American Research.

Winterhalder, B. 1993a Work, resources and population in foraging societies.Man 28: 321-340.

Winterhalder, Bruce, and Carol Goland. 1993 On population, foraging efficiency, and plant domesticationCurrent Anthropology 34: 710-715.

Winterhalder, Bruce, and Eric Alden Smith. 1992. Evolutionary ecology and the social sciences. In Evolutionary Ecology and Human Behavior. Eric Alden Smith and Bruce Winterhalder, eds. Pp. 3-23. New York: Aldine de Gruyter.

Smith, Eric Alden, and Bruce Winterhalder. 1992. Natural selection and decision-making: Some fundamenal principles. In Evolutionary Ecology and Human Behavior. Eric Alden Smith and Bruce Winterhalder, eds. Pp. 25-60. New York: Aldine de Gruyter.

Winterhalder, B. 1984. Reconsidering the ecosystem conceptReviews in Anthropology 12(1): 301-313.