Table of contents for Size matters : how height affects the health, happiness, and success of boys and the men they become / Stephen S. Hall.

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Contents
Introduction: "Squirt"
I: Little People
1. "Chunky" [Gestation and Birthweight]
2. "Longitude" and "Pondus Absolutum" [A History of the Growth 
Chart]
3. A Brief Interruption for a Bicycle Accident [The Growth of 
Bones and the Creation of Height]
II: "My, How You've Grown .§.§."
4. The Invention of Childhood [Growth from Ages Two to Ten]
5. The Bully Inside Me [The Consequences of Being a Bully]
6. Runts, Sneaks, and Dominators [Size, Aggression, and Animal 
Behavior]
III: The Spurt
7. "To Grow Hairy .§.§." [The Biology of Puberty and the Growth 
Spurt]
8. Belittled [The Consequences of Being Bullied]
9. The Prussian Curse [Heightism, or the Birth of the 
"Altocracy"]
IV: Timing
10. A Matter of Timing [Early and Late Pubertal Maturation]
11. "Man in His Perfection" [Adolescent Boys and Male Body Image]
12. "The Emperor's New Medicine Cabinet [The Paradoxes of Human 
Growth Hormone and Height Augmentation]
V: Stature as Metaphor
13. "College" and Beyond [The End of Physical Growth]
14. The Tallest People on Earth [Height as a Socioeconomic 
Measure]
15. Final Height ["Heightism" Deconstructed]
Epilogue: "If They Get a Good Nipple .§.§."
Notes
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Stature, Short -- Psychological aspects.
Stature, Short -- Social aspects.