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Causes and consequences of human migration : an evolutionary perspective

Author: Michael H Crawford
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
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Bringing together the latest research on the biology of population movement, Causes and Consequences of Human Migration features the evolutionary foundations of human migration. Numerous examples,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael H Crawford
ISBN: 9781107012868 1107012864 9781107644649 110764464X
OCLC Number: 820636322
Description: 550 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Preface; 1. Perspectives on human migration: introduction Benjamin C. Campbell and Michael H. Crawford; Part I. Theory: 2. Genetic evidence concerning the origins and dispersals of modern humans Mark Stoneking; 3. The biology of human migration: the ape that won't commit? Jonathon C. K. Wells and Jay T. Stock; 4. Evolutionary basis of human migration Benjamin C. Campbell and Lindsay Barone; 5. Evolutionary consequences of human migration: genetic, historic and archaeological perspectives in the Caribbean and Aleutian Islands Michael H. Crawford and Dixie West; 6. Kin-structured migration and colonization Alan G. Fix; 7. The role of diet and epigenetics in migration: molecular mechanisms underlying the consequences of change M. J. Mosher; Part II. Geography and Migration: Section 1. Africa: 8. Population structure and migration in Africa: correlations between archaeological, linguistic, and genetic data J. B. Hirbo, A. Ranciaro and S. A. Tishkoff; 9. Human migrations in North Africa Philippe Lefevre-Witier; 10. Identity, voice, community: new African immigrants to Kansas John M. Janzen; 11. The African colonial migration into Mexico: history and biological consequences Rodrigo Barquera and Victor Acuna-Alonzo; Section 2. Europe: 12. Demic expansion or cultural diffusion: migration and Basque origins Kristen L. Young, Eric J. Devor and Michael H. Crawford; 13. Consequences of migration among the Roma: immunoglobulin markers as a tool in investigating population relationships Moses S. Schanfield, Raquel A. Lazarin and Eric Sunderland; 14. Migration, assimilation and admixture: genes of a Scot? K. G. Beaty; 15. Mennonite migrations: genetic and demographic consequences Phillip E. Melton; Section 3. Asia: 16. Human migratory history: through the looking glass of genetic geography of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Igor Mokrousov; 17. Peopling the Tibetan plateau: migrants, genes, and genetic adaptations Mark Aldenderfer; 18. Migration, globalization, instability and Chinese in Peru Felix Moos; Oceania; 19. The great blue highway: human migration in the Pacific Elizabeth Matisoo-Smith; Section 4. Americas: 20. Migration of pre-Hispanic and contemporary human Mexican populations Maria de Lourdes Munoz, Eduardo Ramos, Alvaro Diaz-Badillo, Maria Concepcion Morales-Gomez, Rocio Gomez and Gerardo Perez-Ramirez; 21. A review of the Tupi expansion in the Amazon Lilian Rebellato and William I. Woods; 22. Molecular consequences of migration and urbanization in the Peruvian Amazonia Anne Justice, Bartholomew Dean and Michael H. Crawford; 23. Migration in Afro-Brazilian rural communities: crossing historical, demographic, and genetic data Carlos Eduardo Guerra Amorim, Carolina Carvalho Gontijo and Silviene Fabiana de Oliveira; Section 5. Caribbean: 24. Indentured migration, gene flow and the formation of the Indo-Costa Rican population Lorena Madrigal, Monica Batistapau, Loredana Castri, Flory Otarola, Mwenza Blell, Ernesto Ruiz, Ramiro Barrantes, Donata Luiselli and Davide Pettener; 25. Causes and consequences of migration to the Caribbean islands and Central America: an evolutionary success story Christine Phillips-Krawczak; Overview; 26. Why do we migrate?: A retrospective Dennis H. O'Rourke; Index.
Responsibility: [edited by] Michael H. Crawford, Benjamin C. Campbell.
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