2000

Genetic Influences on Human Fertility and Sexuality

Theoretical and Empirical Contributions from the Biological and Behavioral Sciences

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ISBN: 978-1-4613-7012-3 (Print) 978-1-4615-4467-8 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

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    Genetic Influences on Human Fertility and Sexuality: Introductory Comments from a Biological Scientist

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    Pages 3-5

    Genetic Influences on Human Fertility and Sexuality: Introductory Comments from a Social Scientist

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    Pages 7-33

    Evolutionary Causes of Genetic Variation in Fertility and other Fitness Components

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    Pages 35-66

    Genetic Influences on Childbearing Motivation: Further Testing a Theoretical Framework

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    Pages 67-84

    Genetic Influences on Fertility Behavior: Findings From a Danish Twin Study, 1910–1923

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    Pages 85-105

    Genetic and Environmental Influences on Fertility Expectations and Outcomes Using NLSY Kinship Data

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    Pages 107-120

    A Heritability Study of Childbearing Motivation

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    Pages 121-126

    Genetic Influences on Human Fertility and Sexuality: Commentary on Chapters 1–5

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    Pages 127-146

    Conditional and Alternative Reproductive Strategies: Individual Differences in Susceptibility to Rearing Experiences

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    Pages 147-168

    Environmental and Genetic Influences on Pubertal Development: Evolutionary Life History Traits?

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    Pages 169-181

    Behavior Genetic Modeling of Menarche in U.S. Females

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    Pages 183-230

    Early Family Environment, Reproductive Strategy, and Contraceptive Behavior: Testing a Genetic Hypothesis

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    Pages 231-235

    Genetic Influences on Human Fertility and Sexuality: Commentary on Chapters 6–9

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    Pages 237-252

    The Genetics of Human Sexual Orientation

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    Pages 253-269

    Endophenotypes for Marital Status in the NAS-NRC Twin Registry

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    Pages 271-287

    Age at First Childbirth: A Major Selective Factor for Psychiatric Genes in the Twentieth Century

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    Pages 289-302

    Twinning, Fertility, and the Opportunity for Natural Selection in a Micronesian Island Population

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    Pages 303-316

    Associations Between the Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase Gene (NOS3), Reproductive Behaviors, and Twinning

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    Pages 317-323

    Genetic Influences on Human Fertility and Sexuality: Commentary on Chapters 10–14

  21. Back Matter

    Pages 325-331