|Conducting Biosocial Surveys:Collecting, Storing, Accessing, and Protecting Biospecimens and Biodata
Recent years have seen a growing tendency for social scientists to collect biological specimens such as blood, urine, and saliva as part of large-scale household surveys. By combining biological and...
Biosocial Surveys analyzes the latest research on the increasing number of multipurpose household surveys that collect biological data along with the more familiar interviewer respondent information....
|Offspring:Human Fertility Behavior in Biodemographic Perspective
Despite recent advances in our understanding of the genetic basis of human behavior, little of this work has penetrated into formal demography. Very few demographers worry about how biological...
|Cells and Surveys: Should Biological Measures Be Included in Social Science Research?
INTRODUCTION Collecting Biological Indicators in Household Surveys Caleb E. Finch and James W. Vaupel THE USE OF BIOINDICATORS IN DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIAL RESEARCH Integrating Biology into...
|Between Zeus and the Salmon:The Biodemography of Longevity
Demographers and public health specialists have been surprised by the rapid increases in life expectancy, especially at the oldest ages, that have occurred since the early 1960s. Some scientists are...