Reproduction and Adaptation: Topics in Human Reproductive Ecology

Reproduction and Adaptation: Topics in Human Reproductive Ecology

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by C. G. Nicholas Mascie-Taylor
     
 

This book offers an examination of human reproductive ecology focussing on environmental, demographic, health and family planning issues.See more details below

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This book offers an examination of human reproductive ecology focussing on environmental, demographic, health and family planning issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521509633
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/13/2011
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
292
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Reproduction and environment Alan S. McNeilly; 2. Genetic damage and male reproduction Michael Joffe; 3. The microenvironment in health and cancer of the mammary gland John P. Wiebe; 4. The energetic cost of physical activity and regulation of reproduction Darna L. Dufour; 5. Energetic cost of gestation and lactation in humans Prakash Shetty; 6. Adaptive maternal, placental and fetal responses to nutritional extremes in the pregnant adolescent: lessons from sheep Jacqueline M. Wallace; 7. Growth and sexual maturation in human and non-human primates: a brief review Phyllis C. Lee; 8. The evolution of post-reproductive life: adaptionist scenarios Lynnette Leidy Sievert; 9. Analysing the characteristics of the menstrual cycle in field situations in humans: some methodological aspects Jean-Christophe Thalabard, Laurence Joubin, Lyliane Rosetta and C. G. Nicholas Mascie-Taylor; 10. An insidious burden of disease: the pathological role of sexually transmitted diseases in fertility Geoff P. Garnett; 11. Family planning and unsafe abortion Anna Glasier; 12. Global sexual and reproductive health: responding to the needs of adolescents Molly Secour-Turner, Linda H. Bearinger and Renee Sieving; 13. Understanding reproductive decisions Andrew Hinde; Index.

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