Baboon Mothers and Infants / Edition 2

Baboon Mothers and Infants / Edition 2

by Jeanne Altmann
     
 


When it was originally released in 1980, Jeanne Altmann's book transformed the study of maternal primate relationships by focusing on motherhood and infancy within an ecological and sociological context. Available again with a new foreword, Baboon Mothers and Infants is a classic book that has been, in its own right, mother to a generation of influentialSee more details below

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When it was originally released in 1980, Jeanne Altmann's book transformed the study of maternal primate relationships by focusing on motherhood and infancy within an ecological and sociological context. Available again with a new foreword, Baboon Mothers and Infants is a classic book that has been, in its own right, mother to a generation of influential research and will no doubt provide further inspiration.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226016078
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
08/28/2001
Edition description:
1
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Jeanne Altmann is a professor in the department of ecology and evolutionary biology and faculty associate in the Office of Population Research at Princeton University.

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Table of Contents

FOREWORD

BIBLIOGRAPHY OF AMBOSELI BABOON RESEARCH

1. INTRODUCTION

2. BABOONS AND THEIR HABITAT

3. METHODS

4. DEMOGRAPHY: BIRTHS, DEATHS, AND

INTERBIRTH INTERVALS

5. ECOLOGY AND MATERNAL TIME BUDGETS

6. SOCIAL MILIEU

7. MATERNAL CARE IN THE POSTNATAL PERIOD

8. INFANT DEVELOPMENT AND MOTHER-INFANT

SPATIAL RELATIONSHIPS

9. WEANING AND INFANT INDEPENDENCE

10. CONCLUSIONS AND SPECULATIONS

APPENDIX 1. Maternal Geneologies in Alto's Group

APPENDIX 2. Selective Case History Descriptions of All

Mother-Infant Dyads with Emphasis on

Adult Male and Kin Associations

APPENDIX 3. Selective Case History Descriptions of All

Adult Males

APPENDIX 4. Behaviors Recorded in This Study and

Analyzed in the Text

APPENDIX 5. Residuals from Linear Regression of Daily

Time Infants Spent in Contact with

Their Mothers at Each Age

REFERENCES

INDEX

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