skip to content
The evolution of sex Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The evolution of sex

Author: John Maynard Smith
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:

In this account, Professor Maynard Smith considers the question of why organisms reproduce sexually and considers the selective forces responsible.

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Maynard Smith
ISBN: 052121887X 9780521218870 0521293022 9780521293020
OCLC Number: 3413793
Notes: Includes indexes.
Performer(s): ISBN 0-521-29302-2 Pbk : £2.95.
Description: x, 222 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface --
The problem --
Some consequences of sex and recombination --
I. The rate of evolution --
Some consequences of sex and recombination --
II. Muller's ratchet --
Could sex be maintained by group selection? The comparative data --
Recombination --
the problem --
Short-term advantages for sex and recombination --
I. An unpredictable environment --
Short-term advantages for sex and recombination --
II. Selection in a finite population --
Hermaphroditism, selfing and outcrossing --
Anisogamy and the sex ratio --
Sexual selection --
Mutation.
Responsibility: John Maynard Smith.
More information:

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/3413793> # The evolution of sex
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "3413793" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/149592405#Place/cambridge_england> ; # Cambridge England
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1114219> ; # Sex (Biology)
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/917302> ; # Evolution (Biology)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/149592405#Topic/sexualite_biologie> ; # Sexualité (Biologie)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/149592405#Topic/biological_evolution> ; # Biological Evolution
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/149592405#Topic/population_genetics> ; # Population genetics
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/149592405#Topic/genetica> ; # Genetica
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/149592405#Topic/genetique_des_populations> ; # Génétique des populations
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/149592405#Topic/sexualverhalten> ; # Sexualverhalten
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/574.166/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/149592405#Topic/genetics_population> ; # Genetics, Population
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/149592405#Topic/sex> ; # Sex
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/149592405#Topic/evolution> ; # Evolution
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1071583> ; # Population genetics
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/149592405#Topic/reproduction> ; # Reproduction
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/98043225> ; # John Maynard Smith
    schema:datePublished "1978" ;
    schema:description "Preface -- The problem -- Some consequences of sex and recombination -- I. The rate of evolution -- Some consequences of sex and recombination -- II. Muller's ratchet -- Could sex be maintained by group selection? The comparative data -- Recombination -- the problem -- Short-term advantages for sex and recombination -- I. An unpredictable environment -- Short-term advantages for sex and recombination -- II. Selection in a finite population -- Hermaphroditism, selfing and outcrossing -- Anisogamy and the sex ratio -- Sexual selection -- Mutation."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/149592405> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "The evolution of sex"@en ;
    schema:productID "3413793" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/3413793#PublicationEvent/cambridge_england_new_york_cambridge_university_press_1978> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/149592405#Agent/cambridge_university_press> ; # Cambridge University Press
    schema:url <http://www.gbv.de/dms/bowker/toc/9780521293020.pdf> ;
    schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1407/77085689-t.html> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521218870> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521293020> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GB7829548> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/3413793> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/149592405#Agent/cambridge_university_press> # Cambridge University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Cambridge University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/149592405#Place/cambridge_england> # Cambridge England
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Cambridge England" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/149592405#Topic/biological_evolution> # Biological Evolution
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Biological Evolution"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/149592405#Topic/evolution> # Evolution
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Evolution"@en ;
    schema:name "Évolution"@fr ;
    schema:name "Évolution"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/149592405#Topic/genetics_population> # Genetics, Population
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Genetics, Population"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/149592405#Topic/genetique_des_populations> # Génétique des populations
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Génétique des populations"@fr ;
    schema:name "Génétique des populations"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/149592405#Topic/population_genetics> # Population genetics
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Population genetics"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/149592405#Topic/sexualite_biologie> # Sexualité (Biologie)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Sexualité (Biologie)"@fr ;
    schema:name "Sexualité (Biologie)"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1071583> # Population genetics
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Population genetics"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1114219> # Sex (Biology)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Sex (Biology)"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/917302> # Evolution (Biology)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Evolution (Biology)"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/98043225> # John Maynard Smith
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1920" ;
    schema:deathDate "2004" ;
    schema:familyName "Maynard Smith" ;
    schema:givenName "John" ;
    schema:name "John Maynard Smith" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521218870>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "052121887X" ;
    schema:isbn "9780521218870" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521293020>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0521293022" ;
    schema:isbn "9780521293020" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.