Details of my publications are given below, along with links to the publishers’ website, and, in the case of open-access publications, freely available PDF copies. Alternatively, feel free to email me to request a PDF copy of any of my publications:
In review. Page, A.E & J.C. French. Reconstructing prehistoric demography: what role for extant hunter-gatherers?
In review. Spikins, P., J.C. French, S. John-Wood & C. Dytham. Theoretical and methodological approaches to environmental changes, social behaviour and human intergroup tolerance 300,000 to 30,000 BP.
In press. French, J.C. & A. Chamberlain. Demographic uniformitarianism: the theoretical basis of prehistoric demographic research and its cross-disciplinary challenges. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B
2020. Nowell, A & J.C. French. Adolescence and innovation in the European Upper Palaeolithic. Evolutionary Human Sciences 2. DOI: doi:10.1017/ehs.2020.37(Open Access)
2019. French, J.C. The use of ethnographic data in Neanderthal archaeological research: recent trends and their interpretative implications. Hunter Gatherer Research 4.1: 25-49. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3828/hgr.2018.3(Open Access)
2019. French, J.C. Archaeological Demography as a Tool for the Study of Women and Gender in the Past. Cambridge Archaeological Journal 29 (1): 141-157. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0959774318000380 Open access version available here
2016. French, J.C. Demography and the Palaeolithic Archaeological Record. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory 23 (1): 150-199. DOI: 10.1007/s10816-014-9237-4. Open access version available here
2015. French, J.C. The Demography of the Upper Palaeolithic Hunter-Gatherers of Southwestern France: A Multi-Proxy Approach Using Archaeological Data. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 39: 193-209. DOI: 10.1016/j.jaa.2015.04.005 (Open Access)
2015. French, J.C. & C.M. Collins. Upper Palaeolithic Population Histories of Southwestern France: A Comparison of the Demographic Signatures of 14C Date Distributions and Archaeological Site Counts. Journal of Archaeological Science 55: 122-134. DOI: 10.1016/j.jas.2015.01.001 (Open Access)
2013. Mellars, P. & J.C. French. Population Changes across the Neanderthal-to-Modern-Human Transition in Western France: A Reply to Dogandžić and McPherron (2013). Journal of Human Evolution 65 (3): 330-330. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2013.03.006
2011. Mellars, P. & J.C. French. Tenfold Population Increase in Western Europe at the Neanderthal-to-Modern Human Transition. Science 333: 623-627. DOI: 10.1126/science.1206930
2010. French, J.C. Double Standards and ‘Boundary Bias’ at the European Middle-to-Upper Palaeolithic Transition? An Examination of the Treatment of Evidence for Palaeolithic Habitation Structures. Archaeological Review from Cambridge 25 (2): 9-28.
2018. French, J.C. The Palaeolithic archaeological record and the materiality of imagination: a response to J. Wentzel van Huyssteen. In, A. Fuentes & C. Deane-Drummond (eds.) Evolution of Wisdom: Major and Minor Keys. Press Books: Center for Theology, Science, and Human Flourishing, University of Notre Dame, pg. 57-63 (https://ctshf.pressbooks.com/)