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Cultural evolutionary public policy

Muthukrishna, Michael ORCID: 0000-0002-7079-5166 (2020) Cultural evolutionary public policy. Nature Human Behaviour, 4 (1). 12 - 13. ISSN 2397-3374

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Identification Number: 10.1038/s41562-019-0780-6


Interventions to reverse harmful traditions, such as female genital cutting, have had mixed success, sometimes backfiring. Policymakers’ intentions collide with cultural traditions and the ethics of tolerance collide with universal human rights. New research introduces a cultural evolutionary modelling framework to explain previous results and guide future campaigns for endogenous change.

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Additional Information: © 2019 Springer Nature Limited
Divisions: Psychological and Behavioural Science
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Date Deposited: 06 Dec 2019 11:42
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2021 03:29

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