Table of contents for Grandmotherhood : the evolutionary significance of the second half of female life / edited by Eckart Voland, Athanasios Chasiotis, and Wulf Schiefenhèovel.

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Contents
Preface and Acknowledgments
Introduction
Grandmotherhood: A Short Overview of Three Fields of Research on the Evolutionary Significance of Postgenerative Female Life
Eckart Voland, Athanasios Chasiotis, and Wulf Schiefenhövel
Part I
Life History: The Evolutionary Route to Grandmothers
Chapter 1
Primate Predispositions for Human Grandmaternal Behavior
Andreas Paul
Chapter 2 
Menopause: Adaptation and Epiphenomenon
Jocelyn Scott Peccei
Chapter 3
Human Longevity and Reproduction: An Evolutionary Perspective
Natalia S. Gavrilova and Leonid A. Gavrilov
Chapter 4
Grandmothers, Politics, and Getting Back to Science
Chris Knight and Camilla Power
Chapter 5
Human Female Longevity: How Important is Being a Grandmother?
Cheryl Sorenson Jamison, Paul L. Jamison, and Laurel L. Cornell
Chapter 6
Human Age Structures, Paleodemography, and the Grandmother Hypothesis
Kristen Hawkes and Nicholas Blurton Jones
Part II
Behavior: Modern Outcomes of Past Adaptations
Chapter 7
Are Humans Communal Breeders?
Ruth Mace and Rebecca Sear
Chapter 8
Hadza Grandmothers as Helpers: Residence Data
Nicholas Blurton Jones, Kristen Hawkes, and James O'Connell
Chapter 9
The Role of Material Grandmothers in Trobriand Adoptions
Wulf Schiefenhövel and Andreas Grabolle
Chapter 10
Kinship Organization and Grandmother's Impact on Reproductive Success among the Matrilineal Khasi and Patrilineal Bengali of N.E. India
Donna L. Leonetti, Dilip C. Nath, Natabar S. Hemam, and Dawn B. Neill
Chapter 11
The Helping and the Helpful Grandmother: The Role of Maternal and Paternal Grandmothers in Child Mortality in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Population of French Settlers in Québec, Canada
Jan Beise
Chapter 12
"The Husband's Mother Is the Devil in House": Data on the Impact of the Mother-in-Law on Stillbirth Mortality in Historical Krummhörn (C18-C19) and Some Thoughts on the Evolution of Postgenerative Female Life
Eckart Voland and Jan Beise
Chapter 13
Exploring the Variation in Inter-generational Relationships among Germans and Turkish Immigrants: An Evolutionary Perspective of Behavior in a Modern Social Setting
Akiko Nosaka and Athanasios Chasiotis
Chapter 14
Variability of the Role of Grandmothers
Axel Schölmerich, Birgit Leyendecker, Banu Citlak-Kisagün, Amy Miller, and Robin Harwood
Part III
Synthesis: The Evolutionary Significance of Grandmothers
Chapter 15
Cooperative Breeders with an Ace in the Hole
Sarah Blaffer Hrdy
Contributors 
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Matriarchy.
Grandmothers.
Older women -- Social conditions.
Women -- Evolution.
Fertility, Human.
Human reproduction -- Age factors.
Social evolution.