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Habitat quality and reproductive behavior in chickadees and tits: Potential for habitat matrix use in forest generalists

Ken A. Otter, Harry van Oort, and Kevin T. Fort

in Ecology and Behavior of Chickadees and Titmice: an integrated approach

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198569992
eISBN:
9780191717802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569992.003.0020
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Habitat destruction and fragmentation poses one of the most serious threats to biodiversity in conservation biology. What distinguishes habitat fragments is that the intervening gaps are often ... More


The Evolution of Crustacean Mating Systems

Stephen M. Shuster

in Evolutionary Ecology of Social and Sexual Systems: Crustaceans as Model Organisms

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179927
eISBN:
9780199790111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179927.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

A quantitative approach is described for mating system analysis that measures the source and intensity of sexual selection. Using data commonly available from ecological, life history and behavioral ... More


Religion, State, and Population Growth

ANRUDH JAIN

in Sacred Rights: The Case for Contraception and Abortion in World Religions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195160017
eISBN:
9780199849611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160017.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The purpose of this chapter is to provide a framework for a discussion of religious teachings insofar as they impinge upon the issue of population growth. It considers the role of religion within the ... More


Acoustical Behavior of Coral Reef Fishes

Phillip S. Lobel, Ingrid M. Kaatz, and Aaron N. Rice

in Reproduction and Sexuality in Marine Fishes: Patterns and Processes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264335
eISBN:
9780520947979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264335.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Sound travels farther and faster in water than in air. Therefore, the introduction of artificial noise can interfere substantially with reproductive behaviors that include the production and ... More


The Nose Knows

William R. Clark and Michael Grunstein

in Are We Hardwired?: The Role of Genes in Human Behavior

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195178005
eISBN:
9780199893331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178005.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Behavior in multicellular animals consists of directed activity in response to internal and external environmental signals. External signals are detected through a variety of sensory nervous inputs. ... More


Neuroendocrine Regulation of Sex Change and Alternate Sexual Phenotypes in Sex-Changing Reef Fishes

John Godwin

in Reproduction and Sexuality in Marine Fishes: Patterns and Processes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264335
eISBN:
9780520947979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264335.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Our understanding of the diversity of sexual strategies occurring in nature has increased dramatically in the last 25 years. This is particularly true in the area of determination of an individual's ... More


Meeting the challenge of new teenage reproductive behaviour in Russia

Elena Ivanova

in When children become parents: Welfare state responses to teenage pregnancy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346780
eISBN:
9781447304272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346780.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter first analyses the statistical trends in young people's reproductive behaviour since 1965. It points out that the interest in the phenomenon of adolescent motherhood in Russia appeared ... More


Heavenly Way and Humanly Doings: A Consideration of Chinese Man's Body Management During the Late Imperial Period

PING-CHEN HSIUNG

in Sacred Rights: The Case for Contraception and Abortion in World Religions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195160017
eISBN:
9780199849611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160017.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter intends to show contrasting convictions and practices of male reproductive behavior in imperial China that will fend off over-generalization based on the modern thesis about men's sexual ... More


Reproductive behaviour

Anders Pape Møller

in Behavioural Responses to a Changing World: Mechanisms and Consequences

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199602568
eISBN:
9780191810121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199602568.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter provides an overview of the consequences of human-induced changes to the natural environment towards animal reproductive behaviour. It examines three traditions of research that are ... More


When children become parents: Welfare state responses to teenage pregnancy

Anne Daguerre and Corinne Nativel (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346780
eISBN:
9781447304272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346780.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Teenage parenthood is recognised as a significant disadvantage in western industrialised nations. It has been found to increase the likelihood of poverty and to reinforce inequalities. This book ... More


Teenage reproductive behaviour in Denmark and Norway: lessons from the Nordic welfare state

Lisbeth B. Knudsen and Ann-Karin Valle

in When children become parents: Welfare state responses to teenage pregnancy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346780
eISBN:
9781447304272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346780.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter shows that the politics of teenage pregnancy in Denmark and Norway are oriented towards the prevention of unwanted pregnancy, induced abortion and securing the right to reproductive ... More


Amplexed

Lisa Jean Moore

in Catch and Release: The Enduring Yet Vulnerable Horseshoe Crab

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479876303
eISBN:
9781479848096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876303.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Monitoring, describing and interpreting horseshoe crab reproduction makes up a large portion of research on the species. Based primarily on my fieldwork in Cedar Key, Florida, during a horseshoe crab ... More


Social Influence on Reproductive Behavior in Humans and Other Species

Abraham P. Buunk, Shelli L. Dubbs, and Jan A.R.A.M. van Hooff

in Six Degrees of Social Influence: Science, Application, and the Psychology of Robert Cialdini

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199743056
eISBN:
9780190255916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199743056.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines the ways in which social influence controls reproduction in animals and reviews evidence from some new research demonstrating many of the same phenomena in humans. Drawing on ... More


Conclusion: welfare states and the politics of teenage pregnancy: lessons from cross-national comparisons

Corinne Nativel and Anne Daguerre

in When children become parents: Welfare state responses to teenage pregnancy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346780
eISBN:
9781447304272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346780.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

New insights into the politics of teenage pregnancy have been developed by drawing together examples from across different types of welfare regimes in the industrialised world. The main message has ... More


Sexual selection in changing environments: consequences for individuals and populations

Ulrika Candolin and Bob Wong

in Behavioural Responses to a Changing World: Mechanisms and Consequences

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199602568
eISBN:
9780191810121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199602568.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter investigates the impacts of human-induced environmental change on sexually selected behaviours. It describes the dramatic effects of environmental changes on reproductive behaviour, ... More


Coming of Generations

Wade C. Sherbrooke

in Introduction to Horned Lizards of North America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228252
eISBN:
9780520926752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228252.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter discusses social interactions and the reproductive behavior of horned lizards. It first examines the head-bobbing patterns of horned lizards and analyzes the behavior that follows these ... More


Rooms of Their Own: How Housing Affects Family Size

Jane R. Zavisca

in Housing the New Russia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450372
eISBN:
9780801464300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450372.003.0007
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines whether Russians calibrate their family sizes to their housing conditions. Restricting family size is one strategy for keeping one's living conditions tolerable, when a separate ... More


The China Trajectory

Jay Winter and Michael Teitelbaum

in The Global Spread of Fertility Decline: Population, Fear, and Uncertainty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300139068
eISBN:
9780300195323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300139068.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter explores the political dimension of the modern demographic history of China, which is one of its essential characteristics. Modernization theory has little purchase here, since it ... More


Whitening Revisited: Nineteenth-Century Cuban Counterpoints

Karen Y. Morrison

in Africans to Spanish America: Expanding the Diaspora

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036637
eISBN:
9780252093715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036637.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter examines the question of whitening as a process that required both family and nation to force ideological and behavioral commitments on individuals. Focusing on race-making behaviors in ... More


Children Are Not Capital: Ambivalence about Pronatalist Housing Policies

Jane R. Zavisca

in Housing the New Russia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450372
eISBN:
9780801464300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450372.003.0008
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines how Russia's young people have reacted to government policies that seek to stimulate birth by investing in the housing sector. Housing-based baby bonuses could potentially ... More


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