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1974 …2020

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2019
2018
2017

Culture matters for life history trade-offs

Wiessner, P., Jan 1 2017, In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 40, p. 41-42 2 p., e103.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2016

Patient and Physician Perceptions of Changes in Surgical Care in Mongolia 9 Years After Roll-out of a National Training Program for Laparoscopy

Wells, K. M., Shalabi, H., Sergelen, O., Wiessner, P., Zhang, C., deVries, C. & Price, R., Aug 1 2016, In : World Journal of Surgery. 40, 8, p. 1859-1864 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Reintegrating anthropology: From inside out: An introduction to supplement 13

Fuentes, A. & Wiessner, P., Jun 1 2016, In : Current Anthropology. 57, p. S3-S12

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

The rift between science and humanism: What’s data got to do with it?

Wiessner, P., Jun 1 2016, In : Current Anthropology. 57, p. S154-S166

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2014
93 Scopus citations
2013

Beyond Bilas: The Enga Take Anda: Association for social anthropology in Oceania 2012 distinguished lecture

Wiessner, P. & Tumu, A., Nov 1 2013, In : Oceania. 83, 3, p. 265-280 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012

Alienating the inalienable: Marriage and money in a big man society

Wiessner, P., Apr 15 2012, The Scope of Anthropology: Maurice Godelier's Work in Context. Berghahn Books, Vol. 23. p. 67-85 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Scopus citations

Perspectives from ethnography on weak and strong reciprocity

Wiessner, P., Feb 1 2012, In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 35, 1, p. 44-45 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Toward peace: Foreign arms and indigenous institutions in a Papua New Guinea Society

Wiessner, P. & Pupu, N., Sep 28 2012, In : Science. 337, 6102, p. 1651-1654 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations
2011

Co-residence patterns in hunter-gatherer societies show unique human social structure

Hill, K., Walker, R. S., Božičević, M., Eder, J., Headland, T., Hewlett, B., Hurtado, A., Marlowe, F., Wiessner, P. & Wood, B., Mar 11 2011, In : Science. 331, 6022, p. 1286-1289 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

370 Scopus citations
2010

Wealth transmission and inequality among hunter-gatherers

Smith, E. A., Hill, K., Marlowe, F. W., Nolin, D., Wiessner, P., Gurven, M., Bowles, S., Mulder, M. B., Hertz, T. & Bell, A., Feb 1 2010, In : Current anthropology. 51, 1, p. 19-34 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

80 Scopus citations
2009

Experimental games and games of life among the Ju/'hoan Bushmen

Wiessner, P., Feb 1 2009, In : Current anthropology. 50, 1, p. 133-138 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations

Intergenerational wealth transmission and the dynamics of inequality in small-scale societies

Mulder, M. B., Bowles, S., Hertz, T., Bell, A., Beise, J., Clark, G., Fazzio, L., Gurven, M., Hill, K., Hooper, P. L., Irons, W., Kaplan, H., Leonetti, D., Low, B., Marlowe, F., McElreath, R., Naidu, S., Nolin, D., Piraino, P., Quinlan, R. & 6 others, Schniter, E., Sear, R., Shenk, M., Smith, E. A., Von Rueden, C. & Wiessner, P., Oct 30 2009, In : Science. 326, 5953, p. 682-688 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

176 Scopus citations

Parent-offspring conflict in marriage: Implications for social evolution and material culture among the Ju/'hoansi Bushmen

Wiessner, P., Mar 31 2009, Pattern and Process in Cultural Evolution. University of California Press, p. 251-263 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

10 Scopus citations
2006

From spears to M-16s: Testing the imbalance of power hypothesis among the Enga

Wiessner, P., Jan 1 2006, In : Journal of Anthropological Research. 62, 2, p. 165-191 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

17 Scopus citations
2005

Norm enforcement among the Ju/'hoansi Bushmen: A case of strong reciprocity?

Wiessner, P., Jan 1 2005, In : Human Nature. 16, 2, p. 115-145 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

108 Scopus citations

Pushing capacity [1]

Wiessner, P., Tumu, A. & Sabloff, J. A., Jun 1 2005, In : Natural History. 114, 5, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2004

Understanding culture across species

Byrne, R. W., Barnard, P. J., Davidson, I., Janik, V. M., McGrew, W. C., Miklósi, Á. & Wiessner, P., Aug 2004, In : Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 8, 8, p. 341-346 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

61 Scopus citations
2003
16 Scopus citations
2002
148 Scopus citations

The vines of complexity: Egalitarian structures and the institutionalization of inequality among the Enga

Wiessner, P., Jan 1 2002, In : Current anthropology. 43, 2, p. 233-269 37 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

98 Scopus citations
1998

On emergency decisions, egalitarianism, and group selection

Wiessner, P., Jun 1 1998, In : Current anthropology. 39, 3, p. 356-358 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

1 Scopus citations

On network analysis: The potential for understanding (and misunderstanding) !Kung Hxaro

Wiessner, P., Aug 1 1998, In : Current anthropology. 39, 4, p. 514-517 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

4 Scopus citations
1997
16 Scopus citations
1985

Style or Isochrestic Variation? A Reply to Sackett

Wiessner, P., Jan 1 1985, In : American Antiquity. 50, 1, p. 160-166 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

95 Scopus citations
1984

Reconsidering the behavioral basis for style: A case study among the Kalahari San

Wiessner, P., Sep 1984, In : Journal of Anthropological Archaeology. 3, 3, p. 190-234 45 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

164 Scopus citations
1983

Style and Social Information in Kalahari San Projectile Points

Wiessner, P., Apr 1 1983, In : American Antiquity. 48, 2, p. 253-276 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

562 Scopus citations
1982

Risk, reciprocity and social influences on Kung San economics.

Wiessner, P., Jan 1 1982, In : Unknown Journal. p. 61-84 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

281 Scopus citations
1974

A Functional Estimator of Population from Floor Area

Wiessner, P., Apr 1 1974, In : American Antiquity. 39, 2Part1, p. 343-350 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

56 Scopus citations