15. Demography Part 2: Population Growth and Fertility Regulation

  1. Sara Stinson3,
  2. Barry Bogin4 and
  3. Dennis O'Rourke5
  1. Peter T. Ellison1,
  2. Barry Bogin4 and
  3. Mary T. O'rourke2

Published Online: 6 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118108062.ch15

Human Biology: An Evolutionary and Biocultural Perspective, Second Edition

Human Biology: An Evolutionary and Biocultural Perspective, Second Edition

How to Cite

Ellison, P. T., Bogin, B. and O'rourke, M. T. (2012) Demography Part 2: Population Growth and Fertility Regulation, 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.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 3

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

  2. 4

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

  3. 5

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA

  2. 2

    Hollis, NH, USA

  3. 4

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

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 growth and fertility regulation;
  • biological regulation of human fertility, and social regulation;
  • human population growth, woven into human ecology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Population Growth

  • Biological Regulation of Human Fertility

  • Social Regulation of Fertility

  • Looking Back and Looking Forward

  • Chapter Summary

  • References Cited

  • Recommended Readings