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Sociobiology

Sociobiology - 75 edition

Sociobiology - 75 edition

ISBN13: 9780674002357

ISBN10: 0674002350

Sociobiology by Edward Osborne Wilson - ISBN 9780674002357
Edition: 75
Copyright: 1975
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Published: 1975
International: No
Sociobiology by Edward Osborne Wilson - ISBN 9780674002357

ISBN13: 9780674002357

ISBN10: 0674002350

Edition: 75

Summary

welcomed by a new generation of students and scholars in all branches of learning.

Author Bio

Edward O. Wilson is Pellegrino University Research Professor, Harvard University.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Part I. Social Evolution
1. The Morality of the Gene
2. Elementary Concepts of Sociobiology
3. The Prime Movers of Social Evolution
4. The Relevant Principles of Population Biology
5. Group Selection and Altruism
6. Group Size, Reproduction, and Time-Energy Budgets

Part II. Social Mechanisms
7. The Development and Modification of Social Behavior
8. Communication: Basic Principles
9. Communication: Functions and Complex Systems
10. Communication: Origins and Evolution
11. Aggression
12. Social Spacing, Including Territory
13. Dominance Systems
14. Roles and Castes
15. Sex and Society
16. Paternal Care
17. Social Symbioses

Part III. The Social Species
18. The Four Pinnacles of Social Evolution
19. The Colonial Microorganisms and Invertebrates
20. The Social Insects
21. The Cold-Blooded Vertebrates
22. The Birds
23. Evolutionary Trends within the Mammals
24. The Ungulates and Elephants
25. The Carnivores
26. The Nonhuman Primates
27. Man: From Sociobiology to Sociology

Glossary Bibliography Index

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