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The Resource A natural history of families, Scott Forbes

A natural history of families, Scott Forbes

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A natural history of families
Title
A natural history of families
Statement of responsibility
Scott Forbes
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Language
eng
Summary
Why do baby sharks, hyenas, and pelicans kill their siblings? Why do beetles and mice commit infanticide? Why are twins and birth defects more common in older human mothers? A Natural History of Families concisely examines what behavioral ecologists have discovered about family dynamics and what these insights might tell us about human biology and behavior. Scott Forbes's engaging account describes an uneasy union among family members in which rivalry for resources often has dramatic and even fatal consequences. In nature, parents invest resources and control the allocation of resources among
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illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
A natural history of families, Scott Forbes
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A natural history of families, Scott Forbes
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt7sff8
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-228) 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
Blame parents -- The optimistic parent -- Why parents play favorites -- How parents play favorites -- Family conflict -- Selfishness unconstrained -- Screening for offspring quality -- Why twins? -- Fatal sibling rivalry -- Family harmony -- Cannibalism and infanticide -- Brave new worlds -- Debunking the family myth
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1 online resource (ix, 231 pages)
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online
Isbn
9781283133340
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Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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illustrations
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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