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Human Mating Patterns

Human Mating Patterns


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521114684
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/25/2009
Series: Society for the Study of Human Biology Symposium Series , #28
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Part I. Historical and Demographic Studies: 1. Mating Patterns: an historical perspective A. D. J. Macfarlane; 2. Mating distance and historical population structure: a review A. C. Swedlund; 3. Marriage distance and ethnicity C. Peach and J. Clyde Mitchell; 4. Mating patterns in isolates L. Jakobi and P. Darlu; Part II. Mate Choice and Assortative mating: 5. Assortative mating for psychometric characters C. G. N. Mascie-Taylor; 6. Assortative mating for anthropometric characters C. Susanne and Y. Lepage; 7. Application of surname frequency distributions to studies of mating preferences G. W. Lasker; Part III. Medical and Biological Aspects of Inbreeding: 8. Genetic relatedness and the evolution of animal mating patterns A. F. Read and P. H. Harvey; 9. Regulation of mating choice in nonhuman primates D. Quiatt; 10. Inbreeding in human populations: an assessment of the costs A. H. Bittles and E. Makov; 11. Mating patterns and genetic disease P. Harper and D. F. Roberts; Part IV. Social, Religious and Cultural Factors: 12. The effect of preference rules on marriage patterns B. Dyke and P. G. Rivière; 13. Religious rules, mating patterns and fertility V. Reynolds; 14. The relevance of the polygyny threshold model to humans M. Borgerhoff Mulder; Index.

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