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The Symposia, 1933 — 2003

1957:   Population Studies: Animal Ecology and Demography, Vol. XXII

Organizer: Milislav Demerec


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Foreword    v
Frontispiece    vii List of Participants    ix POPULATION STUDIES: ANIMAL ECOLOGY AND DEMOGRAPHY INTRODUCTORY SURVEY COLE, LAMONT C. Sketches of General and Comparative Demography    1 HUMAN POPULATIONS: HISTORICAL STUDY LORIMER, FRANK. Introductory Remarks of the Chairman    17 BRAIDWOOD, ROBERT J., and REED, CHARLES A. The Achievement and Early Consequences of Food-Production: A Consideration of the Archeological and Natural-Historical Evidence    19 HULSE, FREDERICK S. Some Factors Influencing the Relative Proportions of Human Racial Stocks    33 BIRDSELL, JOSEPH B., Some Population Problems Involving Pleistocene Man 47 TREWARTHA, GLENN T., and GOSAL, GURDEV. The Regionalism of Population Change in India    71 DEMOGRAPHIC THEORY COALE, ANSLEY J. How the Age Distribution of a Human Population is Determined    83 RYDER, N. B. The Conceptualization of the Transition in Fertility    91 HAJNAL, J. Mathematical Models in Demography    97 HENRY, LOUIS. Theoretical Research and Demography    105 ANIMAL POPULATIONS, EXPERIMENTAL AND THEORETICAL NEYMAN, JERZY, and SCOTT, ELIZABETH L. On a Mathematical Theory of Populations Conceived as a Conglomeration of Clusters    109 MOSER, H. Structure and Dynamics of Bacterial Populations Maintained in the Chemostat    121 UTIDA, SYUNRO. Population Fluctuation, an Experimental and Theoretical Approach    139 NICHOLSON, A. J. The Self-adjustment of Populations to Change    153 GROWTH OF HUMAN POPULATIONS POTTER, ROBERT G. JR. Farris' Formula for Predicting Fertile Days    175 STOLNITZ, G. J. The Old and the New in Recent International Patterns of Population Growth    187 COLOMBO, BERNARDO. On the Sex Ratio in Man    193 ECOLOGY OF NATURAL POPULATIONS, I BIRCH, L. C. The Role of Weather in Determining the Distribution and Abundance of Animals    203

ANDREWARTHA, H. G. The Use of Conceptual Models in Population Ecology    219

PITELKA, FRANK A. Some Aspects of Population Structure in the Short-term Cycle of the Brown Lemming in Northern Alaska    237


MILNE, A. Theories of Natural Control of Insect Populations    253

BLAIR, W. FRANK. Changes in Vertebrate Populations under Conditions of .Drought    273

CHITTY, DENNIS. Self-regulation of Numbers through Changes in Viability    277

KLUYVER, H. N. Roosting Habits, Sexual Dominance and Survival in the Great Tit    281

ERRINGTON, PAUL L., Of Population Cycles and Unknowns    287


UDVARDY, MIKLOS D. F. An Evaluation of Quantitative Studies in Birds    301

REYNOLDSON, T. B, Population Fluctuations in Urceolaria mitra (Peritricha) and Enchytraeus albidits (Oligochaeta) and their Bearing on Regulation    313

WANGERSKY, P. J., and CUNNINGHAM, W. J. Time Lag in Population Models    329


CALHOUN, JOHN B. Social Welfare as a Variable in Population Dynamics    339

DUNCAN, OTIS DUDLEY. Population Distribution and Community Structure    357

KONTKANEN, P AAVO. On the Delimitation of Communities in Research on Animal Bioenotics    373

SUTTER, JEAN, and TRAN-NGOC-TOAN. The Problem of the Structure of Isolates and of their Evolution among Human Populations    379


DOBZHANSKY, THEODOSIUS. Mendelian Populations as Genetic Systems    385

LEWONTIN, R. C. The Adaptations of Populations to Varying Environments    395

SHAPIRO, HARRY L. The PopulatIon Unit and Culture    409


HUTCHINSON, G. EVELYN. Concluding Remarks    415