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Sex, Evolution and Behaviour

By: M Daly and M Wilson

402 pages, Figs, tabs

Wadsworth

Paperback | Dec 1983 | Edition: 2 | #39622 | ISBN: 0871507676
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About this book

Provides an elementary level discussion of theory relating to the evolutionary and adaptive aspects of reproductive behaviour.


Contents

Natural selection. Fitness. The animal as strategist. Why sex? Sexual selection: competing for mates. Sexual selection: mate chioce. Comparative reproduction strategies. Life history strategy. Sex allocation. Sexual development and differentiation. Human reproduction: competition. Human reproduction: investment. Bibliography. Glossary.

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