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Cooperation among animals an evolutionary perspective by Lee Alan Dugatkin

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Animal behavior,
  • Cooperativeness

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-207) and indexes.

StatementLee Alan Dugatkin.
SeriesOxford series in ecology and evolution
LC ClassificationsQL751 .D746 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 221 p. :
Number of Pages221
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL981284M
ISBN 10019508621X
LC Control Number96018864

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Cooperation among Animals An Evolutionary Perspective This book examines the history surrounding the study of cooperation, and proceeds to examine the conceptual, theoretical and empirical work on this fascinating subject. Early on, it outlines the four different categories of cooperation — reciprocal altruism, kinship, group-selected. Buy Cooperation Among Animals: An Evolutionary Perspective (Oxford Series in Ecology and Evolution) First Edition by Dugatkin, Lee Alan (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Cooperation Among Animals With Human Implications Hardcover – January 1, by W.C. Allee (Author)Author: W.C. Allee.   Explanations of cooperation between non-kin in animal societies often suggest that individuals exchange resources or services and that cooperation is maintained by reciprocity.