2008

Ecology of Social Evolution

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ISBN: 978-3-540-75956-0 (Print) 978-3-540-75957-7 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

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    Pages 1-36

    The Evolution and Ecology of Cooperation – History and Concepts

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    Pages 37-56

    The Ecology of Altruism in a Clonal Insect

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    Pages 57-83

    The Evolutionary Ecology of Eusociality in Australian Gall Thrips: a ‘Model Clades’ Approach

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    Pages 85-107

    The Ecology and Evolution of Helping in Hover Wasps (Hymenoptera: Stenogastrinae)

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    Pages 109-127

    Why are so Many Bees but so Few Digger Wasps Social? The Effect of Provisioning Mode and Helper Efficiency on the Distribution of Sociality Among the Apoidea

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    Pages 129-150

    Social Plasticity: Ecology, Genetics, and the Structure of Ant Societies

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    Pages 151-174

    The Ecology of Social Evolution in Termites

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    Pages 175-193

    Kin-Recognition Mechanisms in Cooperative Breeding Systems: Ecological Causes and Behavioral Consequences of Variation

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    Pages 195-206

    Social Ecology of Horses

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    Pages 207-223

    African Mole-Rats: Eusociality, Relatedness and Ecological Constraints

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    Pages 225-243

    Genetic and Ecological Determinants of Primate Social Systems

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    Pages 245-259

    The Ecology of Social Life: A Synthesis

  14. Back Matter

    Pages 261-266