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Hypotheses on the benefits of the practice of partible paternity are tested using demographic data for Ache foragers of Paraguay. Partible paternity refers to the institution of multiple males considered

Hypotheses on the benefits of the practice of partible paternity are tested using demographic data for Ache foragers of Paraguay. Partible paternity refers to the institution of multiple males considered to contribute to the conception of a single offspring. Analyses focus on patterns of primary and secondary co-fatherhood among men, genealogical relationships between co-fathers, and relation between band co-residence and co-fatherhood.

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  • 2014-10-01
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    • Digital object identifier: 10.1086/678324
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      1708-3087
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    Ellsworth, Ryan M., Bailey, Drew H., Hill, Kim R., Hurtado, A. Magdalena, & Walker, Robert S. (2014). Relatedness, Co-residence, and Shared Fatherhood among Ache Foragers of Paraguay. CURRENT ANTHROPOLOGY, 55(5), 647-653. http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/678324

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