The Biodemography of Human Reproduction and Fertility / Edition 1

The Biodemography of Human Reproduction and Fertility / Edition 1

by Joseph Rodgers
     
 

ISBN-10: 1402072422

ISBN-13: 9781402072420

Pub. Date: 09/30/2002

Publisher: Springer US

The Biodemography of Human Reproduction and Fertility takes an interdisciplinary look at the subjects of fertility and reproduction. Key topics include:
• Anorexia as a reproductive disease with evolutionary origins; the evolutionary basis of menarche; the familial (genetic) basis of having boys versus girls; twin fertility; extramarital childbearing.

Overview

The Biodemography of Human Reproduction and Fertility takes an interdisciplinary look at the subjects of fertility and reproduction. Key topics include:
• Anorexia as a reproductive disease with evolutionary origins; the evolutionary basis of menarche; the familial (genetic) basis of having boys versus girls; twin fertility; extramarital childbearing. This book is for advanced level students and researchers who study human reproduction and fertility.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402072420
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
09/30/2002
Edition description:
2003
Pages:
258
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors. Preface. Part I: Biodemography and Fertility: Bio-Evolutionary Models. 1. Anorexia: A 'Dis-ease' of Low, Low Fertility; L. Mealey. 2. Is Phenotypic Plasticity Adaptive? K.A. Hughes, et al. 3. The Role of Nurturant Schemas in Human Reproduction; W.B. Miller. Part II: Biodemography and Fertility: Evolutionary Life History Models. 4. Nonmarital First Births and Women's Life Histories; K.G. Anderson, B.S. Low. 5. Energetics, Fecundity, and Human Life History; C. Valeggia, P.T. Ellison. 6. The Biodemography of Modern Women: Tradeoffs When Resources Become Limiting; B.S. Low, et al. 7. A Life History Approach to Fertility Rates in Rural Gambia: Evidence for Trade-offs or Phenotypic Correlations? R. Sear, et al. Part III: Biodemography and Fertility: Genetic Models. 8. Genetic and Shared Environmental Influences on Adolescents' Timing of First Sexual Intercourse: The Moderating Effect of Time Spent with a Sibling; C.B. Hunt, D.C. Rowe. 9. Evidence of an Emerging Collision between the Fertility Transition and Genotype-Dependent Fertility Differentials; J. MacMurray, et al. 10. Evidence of Decreased Fertility in Women Carrying the Gene for G6PD deficiency: A Study in the Sardinian Population; F. Gloria-Bottini, et al. 11. The Impact of Intergenerationally-Transmitted Fertility and Nuptiality on Population Dynamics in Contemporary Populations; M. Murphy, Duolao Wang. 12. Genetic Variance in Human Fertility: Biology, Psychology, or Both? J.L. Rodgers, et al. Index.

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