7. Natural Selection in Human Populations

  1. John H. Relethford

Published Online: 13 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118181652.ch7

Human Population Genetics

Human Population Genetics

How to Cite

Relethford, J. H. (2012) Natural Selection in Human Populations, in Human Population Genetics, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118181652.ch7

Author Information

  1. Department of Anthropology, State University of New York College at Oneonta, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 9 MAR 2012

Book Series:

  1. Foundations of Human Biology

Book Series Editors:

  1. Matt Cartmill and
  2. Kaye Brown

Series Editor Information

  1. Boston University, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470464670

Online ISBN: 9781118181652

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Keywords:

  • natural selection in human populations;
  • Are Humans Still Evolving, the cultural buffers;
  • culture change, and hemoglobin S

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Case Studies of Natural Selection in Human Populations

  • Are Humans Still Evolving?

  • Summary