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Evolutionary Thinking in Medicine: From Research to Policy and Practice (Advances in the Evolutionary Analysis of Human Behaviour)

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Description for Evolutionary Thinking in Medicine: From Research to Policy and Practice (Advances in the Evolutionary Analysis of Human Behaviour) Hardcover. Editor(s): Alvergne, Alexandra; Jenkinson, Crispin Paul; Faurie, Charlotte. Series: Advances in the Evolutionary Analysis of Human Behaviour. Num Pages: 396 pages, 20 black & white illustrations, 17 colour illustrations, 16 colour tables, biography. BIC Classification: JHM; MBNH9; PSAJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 166 x 242 x 28. Weight in Grams: 754.
The aim of this edited book is to provide health professionals, across a wide variety of specialisms, with a targeted access to evolutionary medicine. Throughout the book, the views of both medical and evolutionary scientists on the latest relevant research is presented with a focus on practical implications. The inclusion of boxes explaining the theoretical background as well as both a glossary for technical terms and a lay summary for non- specialists enable medical researchers, public health professionals, policy makers, physicians, students, scholars and the public alike to quickly and easily access appropriate information. This edited volume is thus relevant ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Springer
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Series
Advances in the Evolutionary Analysis of Human Behaviour
Condition
New
Number of Pages
382
Place of Publication
Cham, Switzerland
ISBN
9783319297149
SKU
V9783319297149
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About
Alexandra Alvergne is Associate Professor in Biocultural Anthropology at Oxford University and a Fellow of Harris Manchester College in the University of Oxford. She trained as a human behavioural ecologist in France, focusing on the evolutionary and ecological determinants of male reproductive and parental behaviour. She then held a Newton International Fellowship in the Anthropology Department at University College London, ... Read more

Reviews for Evolutionary Thinking in Medicine: From Research to Policy and Practice (Advances in the Evolutionary Analysis of Human Behaviour)
This book challenges the current thinking on some of the basics of disease. ... This is a book for the visionaries and researchers in medicine, to provoke thought and expand the realm of possibilities for future research. ... this is a book for those whose careers are more focused on questioning the status quo and where medicine should be headed. ... Read more

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