Principles of human genetics

Principles of human genetics

BOOK 327 NEWS Principles of Human Genetics By C. Stern. 1973. Company. (3rd San Francisco: ed.). A vol. figs, 118 tabs, bibl., index. W. H...

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BOOK

327

NEWS

Principles of Human Genetics By C. Stern.

1973.

Company.

(3rd

San Francisco:

ed.).

A vol.

figs, 118 tabs, bibl., index.

W. H. Freeman

in-V,

and

xii + 892 pp.,

315

Bound @OO.

This updated edition of Professor Stern’s classic textbook continues to represent source of information and education in the field of human genetics.

a major

Contents Genie Action. Meiosis. Cytogenetics. Preface. Introduction. The Biological Basis of Man’s Inheritance. Simple Autosomal Inheritance. Lethal Genes. Genetic Prognosis. Genetic Ratios. The Probability. Hardy-Weinberg Law. Multiple Alleles and the Blood Groups. Medicolegal Applications of Genetics. Sex Linkage. Linkage, Crossing Over, and Chromosome Mapping. Variations in the Expression of Genes. Congenital Malformations and Prenatal Interactions. Polygenic Inheritance. Consanguinity. Sex Determination. The Sex Ratio. Occurrence of Mutations. Production of Mutations. The Genetic Hazards of Radiation. Heredity and Environment: I. Types of Twins. Heredity and Environment: II. Physical SelecTraits. Heredity and Environment : III. Behavior Genetics. Selection and Genetic Polymorphism. tion in Civilization. Aspects of Medical Genetics. Genetic Aspects of Race and Race Mixture. The Origin of Human Diversity.

Evolution and Culture Edited

by M.

Arbor:

The University

A vol. in-f?, The four essays in this book constitute evolutionism”

in contemporary

D.

Sahlins

xvi +

& E. R.

of Michigan

136 pp., bibl.

an important

Service. Press.

Bound

and up-to-date

1960.

(Reprint

Ann 1970).

$3.95.

treatment

of “cultural

perspective.

contents Introduction. Evolution: Specific and General. ance. The Law of Evolutionary Potential.

Adaptation

and Stability.

The Law of Cultural Domin-

Anthropology (The

Behavioral

and

Social

by A. H. Smith

& J. L. Fischer.

Prentice-Hall.

A vol.

Paper

in-16”,

Sciences 1970. xii +

Survey).

Edited

Englewood 148 pp.,

figs,

Cliffs: tabs.

$1.95.

This introductory review, prepared by the Anthropology Panel of the Behavioral and Social Sciences Survey Committee, explains the scope, the partitions, and the probable future of anthropology

as an integrated

field of study.

Contents Preface. The Concerns of Anthropology. Anthropology as a Behavioral and Social Science. Social and Cultural Anthropology. Archaeology. Linguistic Anthropology. Physical Anthropology. Anthropology and the Problems of Society. Anthropology in the United States and Abroad. Anthropology’s Manpower. Anthropology Departments in Universities. The Education of Anthropologists: Some Suggestions. Some Recommendations for Advancing Anthropology. Appendix.