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The Resource The infanticide controversy : primatology and the art of field science, Amanda Rees

The infanticide controversy : primatology and the art of field science, Amanda Rees

Label
The infanticide controversy : primatology and the art of field science
Title
The infanticide controversy
Title remainder
primatology and the art of field science
Statement of responsibility
Amanda Rees
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Infanticide in the natural world might be a relatively rare event, but as Amanda Rees shows, it has enormously significant consequences. Identified in the 1960s as a phenomenon worthy of investigation, infanticide had, by the 1970s, become the focus of serious controversy. The suggestion, by Sarah Hrdy, that it might be the outcome of an evolved strategy intended to maximize an individual's reproductive success sparked furious disputes between scientists, disagreements that have continued down to the present day. Meticulously tracing the history of the infanticide debates, and drawing on exten
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rees, Amanda
Dewey number
599.8/15
Index
index present
LC call number
QL762.5
LC item number
.R44 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Infanticide in animals
  • Primates
  • SCIENCE
  • NATURE
  • Infanticide in animals
  • Primates
Label
The infanticide controversy : primatology and the art of field science, Amanda Rees
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-277) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: the infanticide controversy -- Fielding the question -- Primates in the field: doing field science, 1929-74 -- Studying primate societies, 1930-74 -- The infanticide debates -- Infanticide's infancy -- From controversy to consensus? 1974-84 -- Controversy resurgent -- Questioning the field -- Accounting for infanticide, 2001-3 -- Controversy and authority, narrative and testimony -- Conclusion -- Appendix: Infanticide interviews, 2002-3
Control code
475520343
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (288 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226707129
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
242684
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)475520343
Label
The infanticide controversy : primatology and the art of field science, Amanda Rees
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-277) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: the infanticide controversy -- Fielding the question -- Primates in the field: doing field science, 1929-74 -- Studying primate societies, 1930-74 -- The infanticide debates -- Infanticide's infancy -- From controversy to consensus? 1974-84 -- Controversy resurgent -- Questioning the field -- Accounting for infanticide, 2001-3 -- Controversy and authority, narrative and testimony -- Conclusion -- Appendix: Infanticide interviews, 2002-3
Control code
475520343
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (288 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226707129
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
242684
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)475520343

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