Life Span: Evolutionary, Ecological and Demographic Perspectives

James R. Carey, Shripad Tuljapurkar, Editors
The Population Council, 2003


James R. Carey, Life Span: A Conceptual Overview

Steven Hecht Orzack, How and Why do Aging and Life Span Evolve?

Jean-Michel Gaillard, Anne Loison, Marco Festa-Bianchet, Nigel Gilles Yoccuz, and Erling Solberg, Ecological Correlates of Life Span in Populations of Large Herbivorous Mammals

Marc Mangel, Environment and Longevity: The Demography of the Growth Rate

Robert E. Ricklefs, Alex Scheuerlein, Life Span as a Component of Avian Life Histories

Lawrence G. Harsman, Life Span Extension of Drosophila Melanogaster: Genetic Approaches

Shiro Horiuchi, Interspecies Differences in the Life Span Distribution: Humans versus Invertebrates

Hillard Kaplan, Jane Lancaster, Arthur Robson, Embodied Capital and the Evolutionary Economics of the Human Life Span

Ronald Lee, Joshua R. Goldstein, Rescaling the Life Cycle: Longevity and Proportionality

Jean-Marie Robine, Yasuhiko Saito, Acceleration of Survival Beyond Age 100: The Case of Japan

Jean-Marie Robine, Life Course, Environmental Change, and Life Span

John R. Wilmoth, Jean-Marie Robine, The World Trend in Maximum Life Span

James W. Vaupel, Post-Darwinian Longevity

Kenneth W. Wachter, Hazard Curves and Life Span Prospects


Shripad Tuljapurkar, James R. Carey