Dynamics of Human Reproduction Biology, Biometry, Demography

ISBN-10: 0202011801

ISBN-13: 9780202011806

Edition: N/A

Authors: James W. Wood, James Wood

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"...a 'must-have' reference text for any researcher interested in the biocultural determinants of human fertility and is appropriate as a textbook at the graduate level. I expect it to remain a standard in the literature of demographic anthropology and reproductive ecology for many years to come." --
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Book details

List price: $56.95
Publisher: Aldine Transaction
Publication date: 12/31/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 669
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

James W. Wood is professor of anthropology and demography at Pennsylvania State University. His books include, Human Reproductive Ecology: Interactions of Environment, Fertility, and Behavior, and The Biodemography of Subsistence Farming: Population, Food and Family .

Preface
Natural Fertility
Introduction
Patterns of Natural Fertility
Frameworks for Analyzing the Determinants of Natural Fertility
The Proximate Determinants of Natural Fertility
Ovarian Cycles and the Fertile Period
Conception, Implantation, and Pregnancy
Fetal Loss
Fecundability and Coital Frequency
Breastfeeding and Postpartum Infecundability
Menarche and Menopause
The Onset of Permanent Sterility
Marriage and the Male Contribution
Beyond the Proximate Determinants
Extensions and Elaborations
Appendix: An Introduction to Quantitative Endocrinology
References
Index
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