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- DescriptionStudying offspring care in a various human societies, & other mammalian species, a wide range of specialists such as anthropologists, psychologists, animal behaviorists, evolutionary ecologists, economists & sociologists, have contributed to this volume, offering new insights into & a better understanding of one of the key areas of human society.
- Author BiographyGillian Bentley is a biological anthropologist and reproductive ecologist and a Royal Society Research Fellow at University College London. Her prior work focused on explaining why different human populations occupying a range of environments have varying levels of reproductive hormones. She now directs projects that interface with reproduction and reproductive health, working with the migrant Bangladeshi community in London. Recent publications include Infertility in the Modern World: Present and Future Prospects, edited with C.G.N. Mascie-Taylor (Cambridge University Press, 2000). Ruth Mace is Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology at University College London. She works on the evolutionary ecology of social and subsistence systems. Particular interests include parental investment, mainly in African populations but also in the UK, and also macro-evolutionary studies on the evolution of cultural diversity. Recent publications include The Evolution of Cultural Diversity: A Phylogenetic Approach, edited with C. Holden and S. Shennan (UCL Press, 2005).
- PublisherBerghahn Books
- Date of Publication30/04/2012
- GenreSocial Sciences: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Series TitleStudies of the BioSocial Society
- Series Part/Volume Numberv. 3
- Place of PublicationOxford
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintBerghahn Books
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight500 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine19 mm
- Edited byGillian R. Bentley,Ruth Mace
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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