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The Evolution of Sex and its Consequences

  • Stephen C. Stearns

Part of the Experientia Supplementum book series (EXS, volume 55)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages 1-13
  2. Introduction

  3. Necessary Background

    1. W. M. Lewis Jr
      Pages 33-57
    2. R. F. Hoekstra
      Pages 59-91
  4. The Major Hypotheses

    1. G. Bell
      Pages 117-134
    2. H. J. Bremermann
      Pages 135-161
  5. Experimental Tests

  6. The Comparative Evidence

  7. The Consequences: 1. Sex-allocation

    1. E. A. Herre, E. G. Leigh Jr, E. A. Fischer
      Pages 219-244
    2. P.-H. Gouyon, D. Couvet
      Pages 245-261
  8. The Consequences: 2. Sexual Selection

  9. The Consequences: 3. Selection Arenas

    1. S. C. Stearns
      Pages 337-349
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 350-404

About this book

Keywords

biology evolution sex

Editors and affiliations

  • Stephen C. Stearns
    • 1
  1. 1.Zoologisches InstitutUniversität BaselBaselSwitzerland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-0348-6273-8
  • Copyright Information Birkhäuser Basel 1987
  • Publisher Name Birkhäuser, Basel
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-0348-6275-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-0348-6273-8
  • Series Print ISSN 1023-294X
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