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Title:
The handicap principle : a missing piece of Darwin's puzzle
Author:
Zehavi, Amots.
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Publication Information:
New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Physical Description:
xvi, 286 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Translated from Hebrew.
Language:
English
Contents:
pt. 1. Partners in communication : Prey-predator interactions -- Communication between rivals -- Mate selection. pt. 2. Methods of communication : The fallacy of species-specific signals -- Movements and ritualization -- Vocalizations -- Body parts that serve as signals -- The use of color for showing off -- Chemical communications. pt. 3. The handicap principle in social systems : Testing the bond -- Parents and offspring -- Babblers, competition for prestige, and the evolution of altruism -- The social insects : why help the queen? -- The parenting couple -- Social amebas (cellular slime molds) -- Parasite and host -- Information centers. pt. 4. Humans : Humans.
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ISBN:
9780195100358
Format :
Book

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