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Current problems in sociobiology / edited by King's College sociobiology group.


Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1982.
ISBN 0521242037, 0521285208

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Other Authors King's College (University of Cambridge)
Subjects Biological Evolution -- Congresses.
Homme -- Évolution -- Congrès.
Human evolution -- Congresses.
Human evolution.
Kongress.
Selection, Genetic -- Congresses.
Social Behavior -- Congresses.
Sociobiologie -- Congrès.
Sociobiologie.
Sociobiology -- Congresses.
Sociobiology.
Soziobiologie.
Description xi, 394 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1982.
Notes "Originally presented at a conference held at King's College, Cambridge on 4-6 July 1980"--Preface.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Adaptation, fitness and the evolutionary tautology / R.I.M. Dunbar -- The evolution of social behaviour -- a classification of models / J. Maynard Smith -- Replicators and vehicles / R. Dawkins -- The concept of fitness in population genetics and sociobiology / P. O'Donald -- Risk, uncertainty and evolutionary strategies / D.I. Rubenstein -- Gene competition without selection / E.A. Thompson -- Behavioural development and evolutionary processes / P.P.G. Bateson -- Individual heterogeneity and population regulation / A. Lomnicki -- Phenotype-limited evolutionarily stable strategies / G.A. Parker -- Parental care and sex role reversal / N. Knowlton -- Parental investment in male and female offspring in mammals / T.H. Clutton-Brock and S.D. Albon -- Problems with altruism / B.C.R. Bertram -- Mutualism, kinship and social evolution / R.W. Wrangham -- Sociodemographic attributes of nepotism in tribal populations : man the rule-breaker / N.A. Chagnon -- Prospects for interspecific comparison in sociobiology / P.J. Jarman -- Comparisons between taxa and adaptive trends : problems of methodology / P.H. Harvey and G.M. Mace -- Behaviour and competition for scarce resources / N.B. Davies.
Genre Conference proceedings.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7578099
(OCoLC)ocm07578099
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