Monday, August 1, 2011

Selected References for Further Reading in Biological Anthropology

Biological Anthropology, Adaptation, and Adaptability

Alland, A
1975 Adaptation. Annual Review of Anthropology 4(1):59-73.

Armelagos, George J., et al.
1992 Biocultural Synthesis in Medical Anthropology. Medical Anthropology 14(1):35 - 52.

Armelagos, George, and et al.
2005 Evolutionary, Historical and Political Economic Perspectives on Health and Disease. Social Science and Medicine 61(4):755-765.

Baker, P.T., and J.S. Weiner (eds.)
1966 The Biology of Human Adaptability. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Baker, Paul T.
1984 The Adaptive Limits of Human Populations. Man 19(1):1-14.

Boas, Franz
1912 Changes in the Bodily Form of Descendants of Immigrants. American Anthropologist 14(3):530-562.

Boas, Franz
1974 Human Faculty as Determined by Race. In The Shaping of American Anthropology: A Franz Boas Reader 1833-1911. G. Stocking, ed. Pp. 221-242. New York: Basic Books.

Darwin, Charles
2010 General Summary and Conclusion to the Descent of Man. In Readings for a History of Anthropological Theory. P. Erickson and L. Murphy, ed. Pp. 57-66. New York: University of Toronto Press.

Dressler, William W.
2005 What's Cultural about Biocultural Research? Ethos 33(1):20-45.

Dufour, Darna L.
2006 Biocultural Approaches in Human Biology. American Journal of Human Biology 18(1):1-9.

Foster, Z., et al.
2005 Physical Growth and Nutritional Status of Tsimane' Amerindian Children of Lowland Bolivia. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 126(3):343-351.

Goodman, Alan H. and Thomas L. Leatherman (eds.)
1998 Building a New Biocultural Synthesis: Political-Economic Perspectives on Human Biology. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

Gould, Stephen Jay, and Richard C. Lewontin
1984 The Spandrels of San Marco and the Panglossian Paradigm: A Critique of the Adaptationist Programme. In Conceptual Issues in Evolutionary Biology: An Anthology. E. Sobert, ed. Pp. 252-270. Cambridge: MIT Press.

Gurven, Michael, et al.
2010 Domestication Alone Does Not Lead to Inequality: Intergenerational Wealth Transmission among Horticulturalists. Current Anthropology 51(1):49-64.

Kuzawa, Christopher W., and Elizabeth Sweet
2009 Epigenetics and the Embodiment of Race: Developmental Origins of US Racial Disparities in Cardiovascular Health. American Journal of Human Biology 21(1):2-15.

Lasker, Gabriel W.
1969 Human Biological Adaptability. Science 166(3912):1480-1486.

Leatherman, Thomas
2005 A Space of Vulnerability in Poverty and Health: Political-Ecology and Biocultural Analysis. Ethos 33(1):46-70.

Little, Michael A.
1984 Human Biology and the Development of an Ecosystem Approach. In The Ecosystem Concept in Anthropology. E.F. Moran, ed. Pp. 103-132. Boulder, CO: Westview Press.

Little, Michael, et al.
1990 Ecosystem Approaches in Human Biology: Their History and a Case Study of the South Turkana Ecosystem Project. In The Ecosystem Approach to Anthropology. E.F. Moran, ed. Pp. 289-434. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

Marks, Jonathan
2009 What is the Viewpoint of Hemoglobin, and Does it Matter? History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 31(241-262).

McDade, Thomas
2009 Beyond the Gradient: An Integrative Anthropological Perspective on Social Stratification, Stress, and Health. In In Health, Risk, and Adversity. C. Panter-Brick and A. Fuentes, eds. Pp. 209-235. New York: Berghahn Books.

McElroy, Ann
1990 Biocultural Models in Studies of Human Health and Adaptation. Medical Anthropology Quarterly 4(3):243-265.

McElroy, Ann
1996 Should Medical Ecology Be Political? Medical Anthropology Quarterly 10(4):519-522.

McElroy, Ann, and Patricia Townsend
2003 Medical Anthropology in Ecological Perspective. Boulder: Westview Press.

Meier, R.J., Otten, C.M., and F. Abdel-Hameed (eds.)
Evolutionary Models and Studies in Human Diversity. Chicago: Mouton Publishers.

Molnar, Stephen
2001 Human Variation: Races, Types, and Ethnic Groups. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

Montagu, Ashley
1997 Man's Most Dangerous Myth: The Fallacy of Race. Walnut Creek: AltaMira Press.

Moran, Emilio F.
1990 Ecosystem Ecology in Biology and Anthropology: A Critical Assessment. In The Ecosystem Approach to Anthropology. E.F. Moran, ed. Pp. 3-40. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

Moran, Emilio F.
2008 Human Adaptability to High Altitudes. In Human Adaptability: An Introduction to Ecological Anthropology. Pp. 157-187. Philadelphia: Westview Press.

Pedersen, Duncan, et al.
2008 The Sequelae of Violence: Assessing Trauma, Suffering and Dislocation in the Peruvian Highlands. Social Science & Medicine 67(2):205-217.

Pedersen, Jon, and Tor Benjaminsen
2008 One Leg or Two? Food Security and Pastoralism in the Northern Sahel. Human Ecology 36(1):43-57.

Pfeiffer, James, Stephen Gloyd, and Lucy Ramirez Li
2001 Intrahousehold Resource Allocation and Child Growth in Mozambique: An Ethnographic Case-Control Study. Social Science & Medicine 53(1):83-97.

Piperata, Barbara Ann
2008 Forty Days and Forty Nights: A Biocultural Perspective on Postpartum Practices in the Amazon. Social Science & Medicine 67(7):1094-1103.

Ruff, Christopher
2002 Variation in Human Body Size and Shape. Annual Review of Anthropology 31:211-232.

Schell, Lawrence M.
1997 Culture as a Stressor: A Revised Model of Biocultural Interaction. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 102(1):67-77.

Schell, Lawrence M., and P. D. Magnus
2007 Is There an Elephant in the Room? Addressing Rival Approaches to the Interpretation of Growth Perturbations and Small Size. American Journal of Human Biology 19(5):606-614.

Stinson, S., Bogin, B., Huss-Ashmore, R., and D. O’Rourke (eds.)
2000 Human Biology: An Evolutionary and Biocultural Perspective. New York: Wiley-Liss.

Stojanowski, Christopher M.
2005 The Bioarchaeology of Identity in Spanish Colonial Florida: Social and evolutionary transformation before, during, and after demographic collapse. American Anthropologist 107:417-431.

Tomasello, Michael
1999 The Human Adaptation for Culture. Annual Review of Anthropology 28(1):509-529.

Ulijaszek, S.J. and C.G.N. Mascie-Taylor (eds.)
1994 The Individual and the Population. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Ulijaszek, S.J. and R. Huss-Ashmore (eds.)
1997 Human Adaptability: Past, Present, and Future. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Wiley, Andrea S.
1992 Adaptation and the Biocultural Paradigm in Medical Anthropology: A Critical Review. Medical Anthropology Quarterly 6(3):216-236.

Wiley, Andrea S.
2004 “Drink Milk for Fitness”: The Cultural Politics of Human Biological Variation and Milk Consumption in the United States. American Anthropologist 106(3):506-517.

Wiley, Andrea S., and John S. Allen
2009 Medical Anthropology: A Biocultural Approach. New York: Oxford University Press.

Worthman, Carol M., and E. Jane Costello
2009 Tracking Biocultural Pathways in Population Health: The Value of Biomarkers. Annals of Human Biology 36(3):281-297.

Biological Perspectives on Food and Nutrition

Brewis, Alexandra, and Sarah Lee
2010 Children's Work, Earnings, and Nutrition in Urban Mexican Shantytowns. American Journal of Human Biology 22(1):60-68.

Brown, Peter
1991 Culture and the Evolution of Obesity. Human Nature 2(1):31-57.

Brown, Peter J., and Melvin Konner
2000 An Anthropological Perspective on Obesity. In Nutritional Anthropology: Biocultural Perspectives on Food and Nutrition. A.H. Goodman, D.L. Dufour, and G.H. Pelto, eds. Pp. 347-357. Mountain View, CA: Mayfield Publishing Company.

Brunson, Emily K., Bettina Shell-Duncan, and Matthew Steele
2009 Women's Autonomy and its Relationship to Children's Nutrition among the Rendille of Northern Kenya. American Journal of Human Biology 21(1):55-64.

Berzok, Linda Murray
2005 American Indian Food. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press.

Carlile, William K., et al.
1972 Contemporary Nutritional Status of North American Indian Children. In Nutrition, Growth, and Development of North American Indian Children W.M. Moore, M.M. Silverberg, and M.S. Read, eds. Pp. 47-64. Washington, D.C.: National Institutes of Health.

Counihan, C. and P. V. Esterik (Eds.)
1997 Food and Culture. New York: Routledge.

Crooks, Deborah L.
1999 Understanding Children's Nutritional Status: Combining Anthropological Approaches in Poverty Research. Nutritional Anthropology 22(2):1-4.

Crooks, Deborah L.
2000 Food Consumption, Activity, and Overweight among Elementary School Children in an Appalachian Kentucky Community. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 112(2):159-70.

Crooks, Deborah L.
2003 Trading Nutrition for Education: Nutritional Status and the Sale of Snack Foods in an Eastern Kentucky School. Medical Anthropology Quarterly 17(2):182-99.

Decaro, Jason A., Erin Decaro, and Carol M. Worthman
2010 Sex Differences in Child Nutritional and Immunological Status 5–9 Years Post Contact in Fringe Highland Papua New Guinea. American Journal of Human Biology 22(5):657-666.

Dettwyler, Katherine A.
1994 Dancing Skeletons: Life and Death in West Africa. Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland.

Drewnowski, Adam, and Barry M. Popkin
1997 The Nutrition Transition: New Trends in the Global Diet. Nutrition Reviews 55(2):31-43.

Drewnowski, Adam
2009 Obesity, Diets, and Social Inequalities. Nutrition Reviews 67:S36-S39.

Goodman, A.H., Dufour, D.L., and G.H. Pelto (eds.)
2000 Nutritional Anthropology: Biocultural Perspectives on Food and Nutrition. Mountain View, CA: Mayfield Publishing Company.

Haas, J D, and G G Harrison
1977 Nutritional Anthropology and Biological Adaptation. Annual Review of Anthropology 6(1):69-101.

Hadley, Craig, et al.
2008 Gender Bias in the Food Insecurity Experience of Ethiopian Adolescents. Social Science & Medicine 66(2):427-438.

Herring, D. Ann, Sylvia Abonyi, and Robert D. Hoppa
2003 Malnutrition Among Northern Peoples of Canada in the 1940s: An Ecological and Economic Disaster. In Human Biologists in the Archives D.A. Herring and A.C. Swedlung, eds. Pp. 289-310. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Jenike, Mark R., et al.
2011 Thinking about Food, Drink, and Nutrition Among Ninth Graders in the United States Midwest: A Case Study of Local Partnership Research. Human Organization 70(2):139-152.

Jensen, B.
2008 Nutritional Anthropology. New Delhi: Global Vision Publishing.

Kuhnlein, Harriet V., and Olivier Receveur
1996 Dietary Change and Traditional Food Systems of Indigenous Peoples. Annual Review of Nutrition 16:417-442.

Larsen, C. S., A. W. Crosby, and et al.
2002 A Biohistory of Health and Behavior in the Georgia Bight: The Agricultural Transition and the Impact of European Contact. In The Backbone of History: Health and Nutrition in the Western Hemisphere. R.H. Steckel, ed. Pp. 406-439. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Lynch, Cheryl P., et al.
2010 Excess Weight and Physical Health-Related Quality of Life in Postmenopausal Women of Diverse Racial/Ethnic Backgrounds. Journal of Women's Health 19(8):1449-1458.

McKeown, Thomas
1983 Food, Infection, and Population. The Journal of Interdisciplinary History 14(2):227-247.

Messer, E.
1984 Anthropological Perspectives on Diet. Annual Review of Anthropology 13(1):205-249.

Mintz, Sidney W., and Christine M. Du Bois
2003 The Anthropology of Food and Eating. Annual Review of Anthropology 31:99-119.

Morfin, Lourdes Marquez, et al.
Health and Nutrition in Pre-Hispanic Mesoamerica. In The Backbone of History: Health and Nutrition in the Western Hemisphere. R.H. Steckel, ed. Pp. 307-339. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Patil, Crystal, Craig Hadley, and Perpetue Nahay
2009 Unpacking Dietary Acculturation among New Americans: Results from Formative Research with African Refugees. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health 11(5):342-358.

Pelto, Gretel H., and Pertti J. Pelto
1983 Diet and Delocalization: Dietary Changes since 1750. The Journal of Interdisciplinary History 14(2):507-528.

Pelto, Gretel H., and Luis Alberto Vargas
1992 Dietary Change and Nutrition. Ecology of Food and Nutrition 27:159-161.

Popkin, B.M.
2002 An Overview on the Nutrition Transition and its Health Implications: The Bellagio Meeting. Public Health Nutrition 5(1a):93-103.

Scott, Susan, and Christopher J. Duncan
2002 Demography and Nutrition: Evidence from Historical and Contemporary Populations. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing.

Scrimshaw, Nevin S.
1983 Functional Consequences of Malnutrition for Human Populations: A Comment. The Journal of Interdisciplinary History 14(2):409-411.

Stinson, Sara
1992 Nutritional Adaptation. Annual Review of Anthropology 21:143-170.

Sue Lieberman, L.
2002 Personal Perspectives and Contemporary Trends in Nutritional Anthropology. Appetite 38(1):77-78.

Ubelaker, Douglas H., and Linda A. Newson
2002 Patterns of Health and Nutrition in Prehistoric and Historic Ecuador. In The Backbone of History: Health and Nutrition in the Western Hemisphere. R.H. Steckel, ed. Pp. 343-375. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Usfar, A. A., et al.
2010 Obesity as a Poverty-Related Emerging Nutrition Problem: The Case of Indonesia. Obesity Reviews 11(12):924-928.

Waterlow, J.C.
1990 Nutritional Adaptation in Man: General Introduction and Concepts. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 51:259-263.

Walker, Phillip L., and Russell Thornton
2002 Health, Nutrition, and Demographic Change in Native California. In The Backbone of History: Health and Nutrition in the Western Hemisphere. R.H. Steckel, ed. Pp. 506-523. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Willett, Walter
1998 Nutritional Epidemiology. New York: Oxford University Press.

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