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Infanticide and Parental Care / Edition 1

Infanticide and Parental Care / Edition 1

by Taylor and Francis, Stefano Parmigiani


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783718655052
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/01/1994
Series: Ettore Majorana International Life Sciences Ser. , #13
Pages: 512
Product dimensions: 6.96(w) x 8.70(h) x 1.51(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Historical, Anthropological, Sociological and Psychological Aproaches to the Study of Infanticide and Parental Care in Humans: Fitness Tradeoffs in the History and Evolution of Delegated Mothering with Special Reference to Wet-Nursing, Abandonment and Infanticide
The Role of Social, Religious and Medical Practices in the Neglect, Abuse, Abandonment and Killing of Infants
Documentation of Infanticide in Selected Western Cultures
Part II: Infanticide in Nonhuman Primates: Sexual Selection and Local Resource Competition
Infanticide Among the Langurs of Jodphur: Testing the Sexual Selection Hypothesis with a Long-Term Record
Infant Abuse in Confined Monkey Colonies: The Maternal Anxiety Hypothesis
Part III: Field Studies on Infanticide and Parental Care in Insects, Birds and Mammals: Oophagy and Infanticide in Colonies of Social Wasps
Proximate and Ultimate Determinants of Avian Brood Reduction
Protection and Abuse of Young in Pinnipeds
Infanticide in Lions
Part IV:

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