Patterns of Human Growth
2nd Revised edition
By (author) Barry Bogin
Series edited by C. G. Nicholas Mascie-Taylor Robert Andrew Foley
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Patterns of Human Growth by Barry Bogin
Book DescriptionThis completely revised edition provides a synthesis of the forces that shaped the evolution of the human growth pattern, the biocultural factors that direct its expression, the intrinsic and extrinsic factors that regulate individual development and the the biomathematical approaches that are needed to analyze and interpret human growth. After covering the history , philosophy and basic biological principles of human development, the book turns to the evolution of the human life cycle. Later chapters explore the physiological, environmental and cultural reasons for population variation in growth, and the genetic and endocrine factors that regulate individual development, providing a comprehensive explanation for the functional and adaptive significance of human growth patterns. The final chapter integrates all this information into a truly interactive biocultural model of human development. This edition will continue to be the primary text for students of human growth in anthropology, psychology and education.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521564380
(228mm x 152mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 6-May-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Barry Bogin
Human Growth and Development, Hardback (July 2012)
Offering a study of biological, biomedical and biocultural approaches, this book is suitable for researchers, professors and graduate students across the interdisciplinary area of human development. It is presented in the form of lectures to facilitate student programming.
Human Variability and Plasticity, Paperback (August 2005)
Investigates human variability in relation to changing environments.
Growth of Humanity, Hardback (April 2001)» View all books by Barry Bogin
The Growth of Humanity Barry Bogin The growth of human populations and human physical growth are intimately related, and their combined study links several fields including anthropology, demography, economics, and history.
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