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Reproductive Skew in Vertebrates: Proximate and Ultimate Causes Hardcover

ISBN-13: 978-1107019898 ISBN-10: 1107019893 Edition: 0th

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Skew theory investigates the genetic and ecological factors causal to the partitioning of reproduction in animal groups and may yield fundamental insights into the evolution of animal sociality. This book brings together new theory and empirical work, mostly in vertebrates, to test assumptions and predictions of skew models.

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Reinmar Hager is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Manchester. He has been awarded University Fellowship by the German Science Foundation and was elected Senior Rouse Ball Scholar at Trinity College, Cambridge.

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Ph.D., Biopsychology, Cornell University, 1978 (William C. Dilger); Postdoctoral Fellow, Population Genetics, Harvard University, 1981-1982 (Richard C. Lewontin). In addition to my books listed with, I am volume Editor, Sexual Selection and Reproductive Competition in Primates: New Perspectives and Directions, 2003 available @ American Society of Primatologists (ASP): ...n.b. In the Preface to my 2014 Springer Brief on mammalian social evolution, Gene E. Robinson's name is out of alphabetical order. I am responsible for the error.

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