ISBN-10:
0195388887
ISBN-13:
9780195388886
Pub. Date:
05/27/2010
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Ancient Bodies, Modern Lives: How Evolution Has Shaped Women's Health

Ancient Bodies, Modern Lives: How Evolution Has Shaped Women's Health

by Wenda Trevathan, Ph.D.

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ISBN-13: 9780195388886
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 05/27/2010
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 338,199
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Wenda Trevathan, PhD, is the Regents Professor of Anthropology at New Mexico State University. A biological anthropologist whose research focuses on the evolutionary and biocultural factors underlying human reproduction, she published Evolutionary Medicine and Health: New Perspectives in 2008 with OUP.

Table of Contents

Chapter One: What is Evolutionary Medicine and What Does It Have to Do with Women's Health?

Chapter Two: Are We Grown Up Yet?

Chapter Three: Vicious Cycles

Chapter Four: Getting Pregnant: Why Can't Everyone Just Get Along?

Chapter Five: Staying Pregnant

Chapter Six: Welcome to the World

Chapter Seven: The Greasy, Helpless One-Hour Old Human Newborn

Chapter Eight: Women Are Defined By Their Breasts

Chapter Nine: But Women Are More than Breasts

Chapter Ten: If Reproduction Is What It's all About, Why Does It Stop?

Chapter Eleven: What Good Are Old Women? Quite A Lot, Thank You

Chapter Twelve: Implications for Women's Health In The 21st Century And Preventing The Epidemiological Collision

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