4 edition of Female primates found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographies and index.
|Statement||editor, Meredith F. Small.|
|Series||Monographs in primatology ;, v. 4|
|Contributions||Small, Meredith F.|
|LC Classifications||QL737.P9 F39 1984|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 272 p. :|
|Number of Pages||272|
|LC Control Number||83023859|
A new book, ''Female Primates: Studies by Women Primatologists,'' edited by Meredith F. Small (Alan R. Liss Inc.), pays homage both to the soaring knowledge about female primates and . Female dominance in primates and other mammals. Female dominance in two basal primates, Microcebus murinus and Microcebus lehilahytsara: variation and determinants this book Author: Peter Kappeler.
Primate Studies, Gender Bias and Competition. (male and female primates present a range of behaviors and relations that do not allow for generalizations about primates to do with either of the sexes). described by Evelyn Fox Keller in her book of the same name about Barbara McClintock. Conflict between males and females over reproduction is ubiquitous in nature due to fundamental differences between the sexes in reproductive rates and investment in offspring. In only a few species, however, do males strategically employ violence to control female sexuality. Why are so many of these primates? Why are females routinely abused in some species, but never in others?
CHAPTER 6 Female Choice and Primates (pp. ) ALTHOUGH PRIMATOLOGISTS’ VIEWS of female sexuality have changed, the notion still prevails that females don’t enjoy sex as much as males do and that females go about mating at a slow pace, refusing more males than they choose. Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Female primates. New York, NY: A.R. Liss, © (OCoLC) Document Type.
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Primates: The Fearless Science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Biruté Galdikas Paperback – August 4, by Jim Ottaviani (Author)Cited by: 1. The book introduces three primatologists - Dian Fossey, Jane Goodall and Biruté Galdikas - and their work with their respective primates.
It also introduces Louis Leakey, who was the one to get each of these women started doing the science that they did/5.
Using nonhuman female primates as a gauge, she describes the sexual and reproductive strategies of our nearest cousins to demonstrate that just as males are strategists in the reproductive game, females also search for good partners, enjoy sex, and keep their own reproductive interests in mind.
Female Choices - Sexual Behavior of Female Primates () Meredith F. Small ISBN Good Natured - The Origins of Right and Wrong in Humans and Other Animals () Frans DeWaal ISBN Man's Poor Relations () Earnest Hootan An anthropologist's study of primates, including habitats, descriptions, behaviors, anatomy.
In The Woman That Never Evolved we are introduced to our nearest female relatives competitive, independent, sexually assertive primates who have every bit as much at stake in the evolutionary game as their male counterparts do. These females compete among themselves for rank and resources, but will bond together for mutual defense.4/5(2).
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Dian Fossey (/ d aɪ ˈ æ n /, Janu – c. Decem ) was an American primatologist and conservationist known for undertaking an extensive study of mountain gorilla groups from until her murder. She studied them daily in the mountain forests of Rwanda, initially encouraged to work there by paleoanthropologist Louis Leakey.
Doctoral advisor: Robert Hinde. The female primates start clustering around her as a newfound attraction because she now becomes alluring, something like the baboon that’s the most pluckable attracts a crowd. Martin has good and bad moments in her book/5(). "[Female Choices] deserves the wide audience it will no doubt enjoy.
In it the author first summarizes the latest findings on the sexuality of female primates, giving special emphasis to their patterns of mate selection, and then utilizes the primate data as a springboard for a provocative interpretation of women's sexual behavior."Price: $ Primates in Perspective, Second Edition, is ideal for introductory primatology courses and can also be used in upper-division behavior and conservation courses.
Additionally, it is an essential. Robert Sapolsky wrote several other books that cover that aspect of his work (both the zebra and the testosterone books are good). This one is more an adventure journal, and a very good one at that. Corruption, culture shock, travel, lions, danger, accidents, death threats, (baboons), Gorillas, Masais, elephants, it's all in there written with no added pathos - not needed/5().
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Get this from a library. Female choices: sexual behavior of female primates. [Meredith F Small] -- "The battle of the sexes can be explained at its deepest level, writes Meredith Small, as a war of different mating strategies. In her intriguing and provocative book about females and sex, Small.
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The list is restricted to notable non- human primate characters that appear in notable works of literature. A protagonist, Amy is a Mountain Gorilla being studied by Dr. Peter ians: Frogs and toads, animation. A volume in the Handbook of Experimental Animals series, The Laboratory Primate details the past and present use of primates in biomedical research, and the husbandry, nutritional requirements, behaviour, and breeding of each of the commonly used species.
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A primate (/ ˈ p r aɪ m eɪ t / PRY-mayt) (from Latin primat- from primus: "prime, first rank") is a eutherian mammal constituting the taxonomic order es arose 85–55 million years ago first from small terrestrial mammals, which adapted to living in the trees of tropical forests: many primate characteristics represent adaptations to life in this challenging environment Class: Mammalia.
According to the books, the baboons were complex social primates living in open grasslands; they had organized hunts, a hierarchical rank system, and at their core was the alpha male.
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This unique, comprehensive, single-authored text integrates the basics of evolutionary, ecological, and demographic perspectives with.He has written three sole-authored books, Children's Mathematical Development: Research and Practical Applications; Male, Female: The Evolution of Human Sex Differences; and The Origin of Mind: Evolution of Brain, Cognition, and General Intelligence.
He also coauthored Sex Differences: Summarizing More Than a Century of Scientific : Sarah Hrdy (née Blaffer; born J ) is an American anthropologist and primatologist who has made major contributions to evolutionary psychology and is considered "a highly recognized pioneer in modernizing our understanding of the evolutionary basis of female behavior in both nonhuman and human primates".
InHrdy received a Lifetime Career Award for Alma mater: Wellesley College, Radcliffe College, Harvard.