This volume provides up-to-date coverage of genetics and demography, fields that are closely related, but rarely combined. Now especially, they have many topics and approaches in common: the use of historical materials, a basic concern with heterogeneity, new models of vital rates with behavioral and biological components, theories for the interplay of genetic and demographic factors in the spread of disease. As a comprehensive survey of a fast-growing field, this will be a valuable source of information for a wide spectrum ...

Convergent Issues in Genetics and Demography 1990, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195062878

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