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Longevity : the biology and demography of life span

Author: James R Carey
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Develops a biological and demographic framework for identifying the key factors that govern aging, life span, and mortality in humans and other animals. This work presents the results of a National  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James R Carey
ISBN: 0691088489 9780691088488 0691088497 9780691088495
OCLC Number: 49386202
Description: xxv, 278 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Operational framework --
Mortality deceleration --
Reproduction and behavior --
Mortality dynamics of density --
Dietary effects --
Linkages between reproduction and longevity --
General biodemographic principles --
A general theory of longevity --
Epilogue: a conceptual overview of life span.
Responsibility: James R. Carey.
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I strongly recommend the book to researchers, students, and other readers interested in longevity and aging... Both the experimental findings and the theoretical discussions in this book are new and Read more...

 
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