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Title Mate choice / edited by Patrick Bateson
Published Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1983


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Description xv, 462 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
regular print
Contents Machine derived contents note: List of contributors -- Preface Patrick Bateson -- Part I. Introduction: 1. The study of mate choice T. R. Halliday -- 2. Monogamy: an ambiguous concept Wolfgang Wickler and Uta Seibt -- Part II. Characteristics of Sexual Selection: 3. Sexual selection by female choice Peter O'Donald -- 4. Sexual selection: the interface of theory and empiricism Stevan J. Arnold -- 5. Leks and mate choice Jack W. Bradbury and Robert M. Gibson -- Part III. Sex Differences in Chosiness: 6. Mate quality and mating decisions G. A. Parker -- 7. Mate choice in role-reversed species Marion Petrie -- 8. Male-mate competition and mate choice in anuran amphibians Anthony Arak -- 9. Mate choice in the European Rabbit Diana J. Bell -- Part IV. Non-Random Mating: 10. Non-random mating and offspring fitness Linda Partridge -- 11. Optimal outbreeding Patrick Bateson -- 12. Assortative mating, mate choice and reproductive fitness in Snow Geese F. Cooke and J. C. Davies -- 13. Mate choice in the Mallard Diane M. Williams -- 14. Early experience and sexual preferences in rodents Bruno D'udine and Enrico Alleva -- Part V. Compatibility of Mates: 15. Re-mating in birds Ian Rowley -- 16. Mate choice in the Kittiwake Gull J. C. Coulson and C. S. Thomas -- 17. Mate choice in humans as an interpersonal process Steve Duck and Dorothy Miell -- Part VI. Hormonal Mechanisms: 18. Hormonal mechanisms of mate choice in birds J. B. Hutchison and R. E. Hutchison -- 19. Endocrine determinants and constraints on sexual behaviour in monkeys Eric B. Keverne -- Part VII. Decision Rules: 20. Life history tactics and alternative strategies of reproduction R. I. M. Dunbar -- 21. Tactics of mate choice James F. Wittenberger -- Index
Analysis Animals Mating behaviour
Courtship of animals
Sexual selection in animals
Notes Based on a conference held by the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour in Cambridge in July 1981
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Includes index
Subject Courtship in animals -- Congresses.
Sexual selection in animals -- Congresses.
Courtship in animals -- Congresses.
Sexual behavior in animals -- Congresses.
Sexual selection in animals -- Congresses.
Courtship of Animals
Sexual Behavior, Animal.
Sexual Selection in Animals
Genre/Form Congress.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Bateson, P. P. G. (Paul Patrick Gordon), 1938-2017.
Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour.
LC no. 82014669
ISBN 0521251125 (cased)
0521272076 (paperback)