2 edition of Genetic influences on human fertility and sexuality found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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|Pagination||xvi, 134 p. :|
|Number of Pages||65|
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Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager• Free shipping for individuals worldwide• ebooks can be used on all reading devices Hardcover• In this preface, we will describe our own efforts and those of many others to promote and develop the study of human fertility, using methods, models, and theories from both biological and demographic domains. Free shipping for individuals worldwide• We welcome your interest and participation in this developing subfield.
For this reason, empirical knowledge regarding the genetics of fertility must be an essential part of any framework for understanding past and ongoing trends in human adaptive evolution.
The book that you hold in your hands is the second in a series.
Genetic influences on human fertility and sexuality " Because biodemography so naturally crosses interdisciplinary boundaries, and because its application draws together researchers from disparate disciplines, it may well be more appropriate to consider that biodemography subsumes a number of other disciplines, rather than the other way around.
The two titles in the series are the following: Genetic Influences on Human Fertility and Sexuality: Theoretical and Empirical Contributions from the Biological and Behavior Sciences Edited by Joseph Lee Rodgers, David C. It would be a great choice for a journal-club-like course in which students and faculty can hash out the issues and the consequences of better data or different statistical methods. Many human societies have dramatically reduced mortality before and during the prime reproductive years, making fertility a reasonably good proxy for the whole of fitness in much of our species.
" American Journal of Human Biology, 16:1 2004 Book Title The Biodemography of Human Reproduction and Fertility Editors• "This book should give readers a lot of new ideas with which to approach their own research problems, including up-to-date literature reviews in fields outside their own fields. Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager• Fisher's analysis of human fertility as a starting point and find strong support from more recent research for his main contentions: fertility is a moderately heritable trait, where much of the genetic influences are shared with psychological characteristics.
" That conference represented a fascinating blending of research from two apparently separate domains. In December, 1997, 25 participants from three different countries gathered in Tucson, Arizona for a small conference with the title "Genetic Influences on Fertility-Related Processes.
Hans-Peter Kohler Copyright 2003 Publisher Springer US Copyright Holder Kluwer Academic Publishers eBook ISBN 978-1-4615-1137-3 DOI 10.
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Free shipping for individuals worldwide• The book that you hold in your hands is the second in a series.
In December, 1997, 25 participants from three different countries gathered in Tucson, Arizona for a small conference with the title "Genetic Influences on Fertility-Related Processes.