9 edition of Biocultural interactions and human variation found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographies and index.
|Statement||Jane H. Underwood.|
|Series||Elements of anthropology|
|LC Classifications||GN62.8 .U5|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 70 ;|
|Number of Pages||70|
|LC Control Number||74016847|
Variation among and within Populations. Environmental Effects on Growth. Growth References and Growth Standards. Effects of Nutrition and Disease during the Life Cycle. Human Growth is the Outcome of Complex Environment–Genetic Interactions. Chapter Cited by: Human Biological Variation / Edition 2. by James H. Mielke, John H. Relethford, biocultural interactions, population structure, and cultural and historical influences on patterns of human variation. Discussing the use of probability and statistics in studying human variation and adaptation in a lucid and approachable way, the book Price: $
Authoritative yet accessible, Human Biological Variation, Second Edition, opens with an engaging introduction to basic genetics and the evolutionary forces that set the stage for understanding human goes on to offer a clear and detailed discussion of molecular genetics, including its uses and its relationship to anthropological and evolutionary models/5(45). Cite this Record. Biocultural Interactions and Human Variation. Jane H. Underwood. Dubuque, IA: William C. Brown. (tDAR id: ).
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heredity-environment interactions and. Biocultural methods focus on the interactions between humans and their environment to understand human biological adaptation and variation. Contemporary biocultural anthropologists view culture as having several key roles in human biological variation: Culture is a major human adaptation, permitting individuals and populations to adapt to.
Human Biological Variation. Second Edition. James H. Mielke, Lyle W. Konigsberg, and John H. Relethford. Publication Date - March ISBN: pages Paperback /2 x /4 inches In Stock. Retail Price to Students: $ The most up-to-date and authoritative book. Sara Stinson is Professor of Anthropology at Queens College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York.
The main focus of her research is on factors that lead to variation in growth among living human populations. She currently serves as Editor of the Yearbook of Physical Anthropology.
Barry Bogin is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Michigan, Dearborn. Building a New Biocultural Synthesis will sharpen and enrich the relevance of anthropology for understanding a wide variety of struggles to cope with and combat persistent human suffering.
It should appeal to all anthropologists and be of interest to sister disciplines such as nutrition and sociology. A biocultural approach is taken to the study of the evolution of human growth and development.
The biocultural perspective of human development focuses on the constant interaction taking place during all phases of human development, between both genes and hormones within the body, and with the sociocultural environment that surrounds the body. Human ecology is a subfield of biological anthropology that deals with human adaptability, or the ability of populations to adjust, biologically and behaviorally, to environmental conditions.
These are the processes that lead to human population variation. Humans inevitably change their environments while adapting, and this leads to new : Stanley Ulijaszek. Dynamics of Human Biocultural Diversity: ‘This book is a brilliant contribution to a comprehensive, holistic approach to human variation.
Sobo examines the interaction of biology and culture in the context of a broad systems perspective on human communities.
(phenotypes) are the product of interactions of numerous sorts, between genes Cited by: 1. A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.
Biocultural theory, related to the anthropological value of holism, is an integration of both biological anthropology and social/cultural anthropology. While acknowledging that “the term biocultural can carry a range of meanings and represent a variety of methods, research areas, and levels of analysis” (Hruschka et al.
), one working. by Aaron Jonas Stutz Originally published 22 Mayupdated 15 Sep & 24 Aug CC-BY "Biocultural evolution" is a really useful phrase for anthropologists. Many of us agree that the term captures something fundamental about humanity's identity, about our place in the world.
The phrase efficiently points toward the simultaneous tension. Biocultural approaches recognize the pervasiveness and dynamism of interactions between biological and cultural phenomena, and they explicitly strive to integrate biological, sociocultural Author: Darna L.
Dufour. Human Biocultural Variation. STUDY. PLAY. Biocultural Concept. You are a product of your genes and environment. Environment - Physical Climate - Physical Activity - Diet - Stress Any cultural or social factors that influence these 4 above.
Great Chain of Being. God 2. Biocultural diversity is defined by Luisa Maffi, co-founder and director of Terralingua, as "the diversity of life in all its manifestations: biological, cultural, and linguistic — which are interrelated (and possibly coevolved) within a complex socio-ecological adaptive system." "The diversity of life is made up not only of the diversity of plants and animal species, habitats and ecosystems.
Human Biology: An Evolutionary and Biocultural Perspective 3 Sara Stinson, Barry Bogin, Dennis O’Rourke, and Rebecca Huss-Ashmore. History of Human Biology in the United States of America 23 Francis E.
Johnston and Michael A. Little. PART II HEREDITY AND PATTERNED HUMAN VARIATION 3. An Introduction to Genetics 53 Mark L. Weiss and. biocultural evolution: the pattern of human evolution in which the effects of natural selection are altered by cultural inventions.
Culture can alter the direction of evolution by creating non-biological adaptations to environmental stresses (e.g., wearing insulating clothes on very cold days). Students learn to conceptualize human biology and culture concurrently—as an adaptive biocultural capacity that has helped to produce the rich range of human diversity seen today.
With clearly structured topics, an extensive glossary and suggestions for further reading, this text makes a complex, interdisciplinary topic a joy to teach. Authoritative yet accessible, Human Biological Variation, Second Edition, opens with an engaging introduction to basic genetics and the evolutionary forces that set the stage for understanding human diversity.
It goes on to offer a clear and detailed discussion of molecular genetics, including its uses and its relationship to anthropological and evolutionary models.
What is Biocultural Evolution. Often, when people think of evolution, they think of it in terms of genetic changes. For example, there could be a mutation in a gene that gives an organism with.
This book brings culture and biology back together in new and refreshing ways. Directly addressing earlier criticisms of biological anthropology, Building a New Biocultural Synthesis concerns how culture and political economy affect human biology--e.g., people's nutritional status, the spread of disease, exposure to pollution--and how Cited by: This book brings culture and biology back together in new and refreshing ways.
Directly addressing earlier criticisms of biological anthropology, Building a New Biocultural Synthesis concerns how culture and political economy affect human biology--e.g., people's nutritional status, the spread of disease, exposure to pollution--and how Reviews: 1.Directly addressing earlier criticisms of biological anthropology,Building a New Biocultural Synthesisconcerns how culture and political economy affect human biology--e.g., people's nutritional status, the spread of disease, exposure to pollution--and how biological consequences might then have further effects on cultural, social, and economic.