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Author Dugatkin, Lee Alan, 1962-

Title Cooperation among animals : an evolutionary perspective / Lee Alan Dugatkin
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1997
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 221 pages) : illustrations
Series Oxford series in ecology and evolution
Oxford series in ecology and evolution.
Contents Historical perspectives on cooperative behavior -- Theoretical perspectives on the evolution of cooperation -- Cooperation in fishes -- Cooperation in birds -- Cooperation in mammals I: nonprimates -- Cooperation in maals II: nonhuman primates -- Cooperation in insects -- To the future
Summary This study outlines four different categories of co-operation among animals - reciprocal altruism, kinship, group-selected co-operation, and by-product mutualism - and ties them together in a single framework. Studies on co-operation in insects, fish, birds and mammals are then reviewed
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-207) and indexes
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Subject Animal behavior.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 96018864
ISBN 019508621X (cloth ; acid-free paper)
0195086228 (paper ; acid-free paper)
1423764927 (electronic bk.)
9780195086218 (cloth ; acid-free paper)
9780195086225 (paper ; acid-free paper)
9781423764922 (electronic bk.)