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In praise of difference : genetics and human affairs

Author: Albert Jacquard
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Jacquard
ISBN: 0231054823 9780231054829
OCLC Number: 10605553
Notes: Translation of: Eloge de la différence.
Description: ix, 187 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface: The Improvement of the Human Race: An Ancient Objective --
The Elementary Process: Parent Begets Child --
The Collective Process: The Structure of Populations and the Succession of Generations --
Future Prospexts for OUr Genetic Heritage: Real and Imaginary Dangers --
Human Races: An Ill-Defined /concept --
Evolution and Adaptation --
Species Improvement: What Improvement? --
Intelligence and Genetic Heritage --
The Tempataion to Act --
Appendix --
References --
Index.
Other Titles: Eloge de la différence.
Responsibility: Albert Jacquard ; translated by Margaret M. Moriarty.

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