The Resource Reproductive skew in vertebrates : proximate and ultimate causes, edited by Reinmar Hager, Clara B. Jones, (electronic resource)

Reproductive skew in vertebrates : proximate and ultimate causes, edited by Reinmar Hager, Clara B. Jones, (electronic resource)

Label
Reproductive skew in vertebrates : proximate and ultimate causes
Title
Reproductive skew in vertebrates
Title remainder
proximate and ultimate causes
Statement of responsibility
edited by Reinmar Hager, Clara B. Jones
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Brings together new theory and empirical work, mostly in vertebrates, to test assumptions and predictions of skew models
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
  • 591.56/2
  • 596.1562
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
QP251
LC item number
.R47 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1974-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jones, Clara B
  • Hager, Reinmar
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vertebrates
  • Sexual selection in animals
Label
Reproductive skew in vertebrates : proximate and ultimate causes, edited by Reinmar Hager, Clara B. Jones, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Foreword; A brief history of skew theory; References; Preface; Part I Reproductive skew theory; 1 Models of reproductive skew: outside options and the resolution of reproductive conflict; 2 Reproductive conflict and the evolution of menopause; Part II Testing assumptions and predictions of skew models; 3 Reproductive skew in female-dominated mammalian societies; 4 The effects of heterogeneous regimes on reproductive skew in eutherian mammals; 5 Social skew as a measure of the costs and benefits of group living in marmots
  • 6 Explaining variation in reproductive skew among male langurs: effects of future mating prospects and ecological factors7 The causes and consequences of reproductive skew in male primates; 8 Sociality and reproductive skew in horses and zebras; 9 Reproductive skew in avian societies; 10 Reproductive skew in cooperative fish groups: virtue and limitations of alternative modeling approaches; 11 Reproductive skew in primitively eusocial wasps: how useful are current models?; Part III Resolving reproductive conflicts: behavioral and physiological mechanisms
  • 12 Reproductive skew in female common marmosets: contributions of infanticide and subordinate self-restraint13 Reproductive skew in African mole-rats: behavioral and physiological mechanisms to maintain high skew; 14 The causes of physiological suppression in vertebrate societies: a synthesis; Part IV Future directions; 15 Understanding variation in reproductive skew: directions for future empirical research; 16 On the evolution of reproductive skew: a genetical view; 17 Social conflict resolution, life history, and the reconstruction of skew; Taxonomic index; Subject index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (547 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511641299
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000811437
  • (EBL)464861
  • (OCoLC)609846142
  • (SSID)ssj0000342340
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11252459
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000342340
  • (PQKBWorkID)10285374
  • (PQKB)10443293
  • (UkCbUP)CR9780511641954
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC464861
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000811437
Label
Reproductive skew in vertebrates : proximate and ultimate causes, edited by Reinmar Hager, Clara B. Jones, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Foreword; A brief history of skew theory; References; Preface; Part I Reproductive skew theory; 1 Models of reproductive skew: outside options and the resolution of reproductive conflict; 2 Reproductive conflict and the evolution of menopause; Part II Testing assumptions and predictions of skew models; 3 Reproductive skew in female-dominated mammalian societies; 4 The effects of heterogeneous regimes on reproductive skew in eutherian mammals; 5 Social skew as a measure of the costs and benefits of group living in marmots
  • 6 Explaining variation in reproductive skew among male langurs: effects of future mating prospects and ecological factors7 The causes and consequences of reproductive skew in male primates; 8 Sociality and reproductive skew in horses and zebras; 9 Reproductive skew in avian societies; 10 Reproductive skew in cooperative fish groups: virtue and limitations of alternative modeling approaches; 11 Reproductive skew in primitively eusocial wasps: how useful are current models?; Part III Resolving reproductive conflicts: behavioral and physiological mechanisms
  • 12 Reproductive skew in female common marmosets: contributions of infanticide and subordinate self-restraint13 Reproductive skew in African mole-rats: behavioral and physiological mechanisms to maintain high skew; 14 The causes of physiological suppression in vertebrate societies: a synthesis; Part IV Future directions; 15 Understanding variation in reproductive skew: directions for future empirical research; 16 On the evolution of reproductive skew: a genetical view; 17 Social conflict resolution, life history, and the reconstruction of skew; Taxonomic index; Subject index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (547 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511641299
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000811437
  • (EBL)464861
  • (OCoLC)609846142
  • (SSID)ssj0000342340
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11252459
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000342340
  • (PQKBWorkID)10285374
  • (PQKB)10443293
  • (UkCbUP)CR9780511641954
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC464861
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000811437

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