14. Demography Part 1: Mortality and Migration

  1. Sara Stinson4,
  2. Barry Bogin5 and
  3. Dennis O'Rourke6
  1. Timothy B. Gage1,
  2. Sharon N. Dewitte2 and
  3. James W. Wood3

Published Online: 6 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118108062.ch14

Human Biology: An Evolutionary and Biocultural Perspective, Second Edition

Human Biology: An Evolutionary and Biocultural Perspective, Second Edition

How to Cite

Gage, T. B., Dewitte, S. N. and Wood, J. W. (2012) Demography Part 1: Mortality and Migration, in Human Biology: An Evolutionary and Biocultural Perspective, Second Edition (eds S. Stinson, B. Bogin and D. O'Rourke), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118108062.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Department of Anthropology, Queens College, CUNY, Flushing, NY, USA

  2. 5

    Centre for Global Health and Human Development, Loughborough University, Loughborough, United Kingdom

  3. 6

    Department of Anthropology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Anthropology, University at Albany, Albany, NY, USA

  2. 2

    Departments of Anthropology and Biological Sciences, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Anthropology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 23 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470179642

Online ISBN: 9781118108062

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Keywords:

  • population dynamics, demographic rates driving evolution;
  • gene flow, with mortality, fertility driving natural selection;
  • variation in mortality, ultimate determinants

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Demographic Rates and their Estimation

  • Mortality

  • Migration

  • Chapter Summary

  • Acknowledgments

  • References Cited

  • Recommended Readings