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Mother nature : maternal instincts and how they shape the human species

Sarah Blaffer Hrdy 1946-

1st Ballantine Books ed.. 2000

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (HQ 759 .H784 2000 )()

  • Title:
    Mother nature : maternal instincts and how they shape the human species
  • Author: Sarah Blaffer Hrdy 1946-
  • Description: Motherhood as a minefield -- A new view of mothers -- Underlying mysteries of development -- Unimaginable variation -- The variable environments of evolutionary relevance -- The Milky Way -- From here to maternity -- Family planning primate-style -- Three men and a baby -- The optimal number of fathers -- Who cared? -- Unnatural mothers -- Daughters or sons? It all depends -- Old tradeoffs, new contexts -- Born to attach -- Meeting the eyes of love -- "Secure from what?" or "Secure from whom?" -- Empowering the embryo -- Why be adorable? -- How to be "an infant worth rearing" -- A matter of fat -- Of human bondage -- Alternate paths of development -- Devising better lullabies.
  • Local Note: acq2003bio
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books
  • Format: xix, 723 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 0345408934 :
  • Subjects: Mother and child; Motherhood -- Psychological aspects; Natural selection; Parental behavior in animals; Working mothers
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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