Research Strategies in Human Biology: Field and Survey Studies

Research Strategies in Human Biology: Field and Survey Studies

by Gabriel Ward Lasker
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521431883

ISBN-13: 9780521431880

Pub. Date: 01/28/2007

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book is about the process of doing research in human biology. Seasoned researchers share their experiences working on problems of interest to biological anthropologists, including environmental stresses, population genetics, parasitic vectors and vital records. They describe obstacles encountered and successful strategies employed in their own studies and in

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Overview

This book is about the process of doing research in human biology. Seasoned researchers share their experiences working on problems of interest to biological anthropologists, including environmental stresses, population genetics, parasitic vectors and vital records. They describe obstacles encountered and successful strategies employed in their own studies and in those of others that may be of use to beginning researchers in this area.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521431880
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2007
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology Series, #13
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

List of boxes; List of contributors; Preface; 1. Planning a research project G. W. Lasker; 2. Research designs and sampling strategies C. G. N. Mascie-Taylor; 3. Biocultural studies of ethnic groups B. Bogin; 4. Migration M. A. Little and P. W. Leslie; 5. Collection of human population genetic data D. F. Roberts; 6. Nutritional studies in biological anthropology S. J. Ulijaszek and S. S. Strickland; 7. Historical demography and population structure J. H. Mielke and A. C. Swedlund; 8. Writing for publication G. W. Lasker; Index.

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