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The genial gene : deconstructing Darwinian selfishness

Author: Joan Roughgarden
Publisher: Berkeley ; Los Angeles ; London : University of California Press, cop. 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Are selfishness and individuality - rather than kindness and cooperation - basic to biological nature? Does a 'selfish gene' create universal sexual conflict? This title intends to reject these and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Roughgarden
ISBN: 9780520258266 0520258266
OCLC Number: 781369184
Description: IX, 255 str. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Sexual selection defined --
The case against sexual selection --
Social selection defined --
The gene : recombination --
The cell : sperm and egg --
The body : male, female and hermaphrodite --
The behavioral tier --
The evolutionary tier --
Family harmony and discord --
Sharing offspring with neighbors --
Conclusion : social versus sexual selection.
Responsibility: Joan Roughgarden.

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