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Sociality: The Behaviour of Group-Living Animals

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Covers the aspects of social behaviour of animals in comprehensive form Provides a clear overview to up-to-date empirical and theoretical research on social animal behaviour
Discusses collective animal behaviour, social networks and animal personality in detail

By: Ashley Ward (Author), Mike Webster (Author)

276 pages, 19 colour photos, 28 b/w illustrations, tables

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Jul 2016 | #227621 | ISBN-13: 9783319285832
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NHBS Price: £126.00 $161/€149 approx

About this book

The last decade has seen a surge of interest among biologists in a range of social animal phenomena, including collective behaviour and social networks. In 'Animal Social Behaviour', authors Ashley Ward and Michael Webster integrate the most up-to-date empirical and theoretical research to provide a new synthesis of the field, which is aimed at fellow researchers and postgraduate students on the topic.


Contents

Part 1 What is Sociality?
Part 2 How Do Animals Group?
Part 3 Why Do Animals Group?
Part 4 How does animal social behaviour fit in an evolutionary context?


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Biography

Dr. Ashley Ward, Associate Professor, School of Biological Sciences, The University of Sidney, Australia. Dr Mike Webster, Post-doctoral research fellow, School of Biology, University of St Andrews, UK.

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