Human Population Genetics

Editor/Author Relethford, John H.
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $78.95
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $118.43
ISBN: 978-0-47-046467-0
Category: Social Sciences - Anthropology
Image Count: 74
Book Status: Available
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Providing an introduction to mathematical population genetics, Human Population Genetics gives basic background on the mechanisms of human microevolution. This text combines mathematics, biology, and anthropology and is best suited for advanced undergraduate and graduate study.

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Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • 1 GENETIC, MATHEMATICAL, AND ANTHROPOLOGICAL BACKGROUND
  • 2 HARDY–WEINBERG EQUILIBRIUM
  • 3 INBREEDING
  • 4 MUTATION
  • 5 GENETIC DRIFT
  • 6 MODELS OF NATURAL SELECTION
  • 7 NATURAL SELECTION IN HUMAN POPULATIONS
  • 8 GENE FLOW
  • 9 HUMAN POPULATION STRUCTURE AND HISTORY
  • Glossary
  • References