Cover: A Dictionary of Ethology, from Harvard University PressCover: A Dictionary of Ethology in PAPERBACK

A Dictionary of Ethology

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PAPERBACK

$38.00 • £30.95 • €34.00

ISBN 9780674205079

Publication Date: 01/01/1992

Short

352 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

26 line illustrations

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A helpful guide to the often confusing lexicon of ethology. Words such as ‘instinct,’ ‘territory,’ and ‘courtship’ have very specialized meanings in ethology, often very different from common usage… Immelmann’s dictionary is highly recommended for all college and university libraries and for large public libraries.Choice

This dictionary clearly and accurately defines more than 600 terms used in ethology, the science of animal behavior, in entries of one or two paragraphs.—Jonathan Husband, Library Journal

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“Predictive Policing” and Racial Profiling

While technology used in policing has improved, it hasn’t progressed, says Khalil Gibran Muhammad, if racial biases are built into those new technologies. This excerpt from his book, The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America, shows that for the reform called for by the current protests against systemic racism and racially-biased policing to be fulfilled, the police—especially those at the top—will need to change their pre-programmed views on race and the way they see the Black citizens they are supposed to “serve and protect.”