Primates in Perspective

Paperback | May 15, 2010

EditorChristina J. Campbell, Agustin Fuentes, Katherine C. MacKinnon

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The most comprehensive and current text on primates by the leading researchers in the field.Designed for both introductory primatology courses and upper-division primate behavior and conservation courses, Primates in Perspective features original essays by more than 60 leading researchers, providing wide-ranging and contemporary coverage of all the major areas of primatology. Primates in Perspective emulates the composition and organization of the landmark volume Primate Societies (Smuts et al., 1987, University of Chicago Press), which brought together a broad range of expert primatologists who contributed chapters that were accessible and extremely useful to studentsand researchers alike.The text is arranged in six sections, beginning with a comprehensive introduction to primatology. It goes on to cover methodologies and research design for both field and captive settings; primate reproduction; primate ecology and conservation and their roles in the daily lives of primates; andaspects of social behavior and intelligence such as communication, learning, and cognition. The volume concludes with a chapter by the editors that discusses the future of primatological research.

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The most comprehensive and current text on primates by the leading researchers in the field.Designed for both introductory primatology courses and upper-division primate behavior and conservation courses, Primates in Perspective features original essays by more than 60 leading researchers, providing wide-ranging and contemporary covera...

Christina Campbell is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at California State University, Northridge. Agustin Fuentes is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Notre Dame. Katherine MacKinnon is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Saint Louis University. Rebecca Stumpf is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the Universit...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:768 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.68 inPublished:May 15, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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PrefacePhyllis Dolhinow: IntroductionPart 1: Background1. Robert Sussman: A Brief History of Primate Field Studies2. Joyce Parga and Deborah Overdorff: Socioecology History3. Walter Hartwig: Primate Evolution and TaxonomyPart 2: The Primates4. Anna Nekaris and Simon Bearder: The Lorisiforme Primates of Asia and Mainland Africa5. Lisa Gould and Michelle Sauther: Lemuriformes6. Sharon Gursky: Tarsiers7. Leslie Digby, Stephen Ferarri, and Wendy Saltzman: Callitrichines8. Katharine Jack: The Cebines9. Marilyn Norconk: Sakis, Uakaris and Titi monkeys10. Eduardo Fernandez-Duque: Aotinae11. Anthony Di Fiore, Andre Link and Christina Campbell: The Atelines12. Craig Kirkpatrick: The Asian Colobines13. Peter Fashing: African Colobine Monkeys14. Bernard Thierry: The Macaques15. Larissa Swedell: Baboons, Mandrills and Mangabeys16. Karin Enstam Jaffe and Lynne Isbell: The Guenons17. Thad Bartlett: The Hylobatidae18. Cheryl Knott and Sonya Kahlenberg: Orangutans in Perspective19. Martha Robbins: Gorillas20. Rebecca Stumpf: Chimpanzees and BonobosPart 3: Methods21. Christina Campbell, Margaret C. Crofoot, Katherine MacKinnon, and Rebecca Stumpf: Behavioral Methods22. Erin Vogel and Nathaniel Dominy: Ecological Methods23. Catherine Wheaton, Anne Savage and Bill Lasley: Endocrinology24. Anthony Di Fiore: Molecular PrimatologyPart 4: Development and Reproduction25. Steve Leigh and Gregory Blomquist: Life History26. Debra Bolter and Adrienne Zihlman: Primate Growth and Development27. Katherine MacKinnon: Social Beginnings28. Hogan Sherrow and Katherine MacKinnon: Juveniles and Adolescents29. Christina Campbell: Primate Sexuality and Reproduction30. Joe Manson: Mate Choice31. Linda Fedigan and Mary Pavelka: Reproductive Cessation in Female PrimatesPart 5: Ecology32. Agustin Fuentes: Socioecology33. Joanna Lambert: Primate Nutritional Ecology34. Colin Chapman and Sabrina Russo: Primate Seed dispersal35. Lynn Miller and Adriene Treves: Predation on Primates36. Paul Garber: Primate Locomotor Behavior and Ecology37. Michael Huffman: Primate Self-MedicationPart 6: Social Behavior and Cognition38. Carole Berman: Kinship39. Paul Garber and Robert Sussman: Cooperation and Competition in Primate Social Interactions40. Irwin Bernstein: Social Aggression41. Kate Arnold and Filippo Aureli: Reconciliation42. Harold Gouzoules and Sarah Gouzoules: The Conundrum of Communication43. Linda Fedigan and Mary Pavelka: Tool Use44. Christine Caldwell and Andrew Whiten: Culture and CognitionPart 7: The Future45. Karen Strier: Conservation46. Erin Riley, Linda Wolfe, and Agustin Fuentes: Ethnoprimatology47. The Editors: Where We Have Been, Where We are, and Where We Are GoingGlossaryReferencesIndex