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About this book
Surveys the many mating systems and strategies practised by species ranging from microorganisms through insects to birds and mammals, and the role of sexual selection in evolution.
`A beautifully conceived, researched, written and produced book', Times Higher Education.
The paradox of sex; what is sex?; why sex?; the discovery of sexual selection; nonsocial species; territory and hierarchies; female choice; stratagems and deceit; human mate selection; selected readings.