Human Genetics for the Social Sciences
by Gregory Carey
Publisher: Sage Publications 2002
This book is for students in the behavioral sciences who need to understand genetics, but who have little or no training in biology. The text provides the basic biology which is essential for an understanding of genetics and then provides a solid overview of the principles of genetics. The author reviews a selected sample of the research that is most relevant to the social and behavioral sciences.
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