2006

Sperm Competition in Humans

Classic and Contemporary Readings

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ISBN: 978-0-387-28036-3 (Print) 978-0-387-28039-4 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxv

  2. Introduction and overview

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 3-31

      Sperm competition in humans

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      Pages 33-46

      Why are there so many tiny sperm? sperm competition and the maintenance of two sexes (1982)

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      Pages 47-63

      Sperm competition, male prudence, and sperm-limited females (2002)

  3. Classic readings in human sperm competition

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 65-65

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      Pages 67-118

      Human sperm competition (1984)

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      Pages 119-122

      “Kamikaze” sperm in mammals? (1988)

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      Pages 123-126

      Deformed sperm are probably not adaptive (1989)

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      Pages 127-129

      Elaboration of the kamikaze sperm hypothesis: a reply to harcourt (1989)

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      Pages 131-134

      Number of sperm in human ejaculates varies in accordance with sperm competition theory (1989)

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      Pages 135-139

      Do females promote sperm competition? data for humans (1990)

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      Pages 141-176

      Human sperm competition: ejaculate adjustment by males and the function of masturbation (1993)

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      Pages 177-210

      Human sperm competition: ejaculate manipulation by females and a function for the female orgasm (1993)

  4. Contemporary readings in human sperm competition

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 211-211

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      Pages 213-227

      No evidence for killer sperm or other selective interactions between human spermatozoa in ejaculates of different males in vitro (1999)

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      Pages 229-244

      Psychological adaptation to human sperm competition (2002)

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      Pages 245-254

      Semen displacement as a sperm competition strategy in humans (2004)

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      Pages 255-275

      Human female orgasm and mate fluctuating asymmetry (1995)

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 277-283