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The selfish gene

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New edView all editions and formats
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Dawkin's theory that genes may reach outside the bodies in which they sit and manipulate other individuals is recapitulated in this book, the new edition of which has two new chapters - a summary of the arguments and a new argument on the co-operation between the selfish genes.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Dawkins
ISBN: 0192177737 9780192177735 0192860925 9780192860927
OCLC Number: 20012195
Description: xi, 352 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Why are people? --
The replicators --
Immortal coils --
The gene machine --
Aggression : stability and the selfish machine --
Genesmanship --
Family planning --
Battle of the generations --
Battle of the sexes --
You scratch my back, I'll ride on yours --
Memes : the new replicators --
Nice guys finish first --
The long reach of the gene.
Responsibility: Richard Dawkins.
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