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Book Reviews

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Book Review


Culture and Reproduction. An Ethnographic Critique of Demographic Transition Theory. Edited by W. Penn Handwerker. xix + 389 pp. Westview Press, Boulder, 1986. $35.00. (Reviewed by Nancy Howell) Assessment of Skeletal Maturity and Prediction of Adult Height (TW2 Method), 2nd Edition. By J.M. Tanner, W.A. Marshall, M.J.R. Healy, and H. Gold­stein. ii + 108 pp. Academic Press, New York, 1983. $49.50. (Reviewed by Christine Cronk and Joan Schall, University of Pennsylvania) Economic Benefits of Enhanced Fitness. By Roy J. Shephard, x + 210 pp. Human Kinetics Publishers, Inc., Champaign, Illinois, 1986. $24.00. (Reviewed by Frank I. Katch, University of Massachusetts) Male-Female Differences. A Biocultural Perspective. Edited by Roberta Hall. 311 pp. Praeger, New York. 1985. $32.95. (Reviewed by Cheryl Ritenbaugh, Universty of Arizona Health Sciences Center) Genetic Perspectives in Biology and Medicine. Edited by Edward D. Garber, vii + 500 pp. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1985. $12.00. (Reviewed by Eugenie C. Scott, National Center for Science Education, California)