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The Evolution of Crustacean Mating Systems

Stephen M. Shuster

in Evolutionary Ecology of Social and Sexual Systems: Crustaceans as Model Organisms

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179927
eISBN:
9780199790111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179927.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

A quantitative approach is described for mating system analysis that measures the source and intensity of sexual selection. Using data commonly available from ecological, life history and behavioral ... More


Gender in Amazonia and Melanesia: An Exploration of the Comparative Method

Thomas Gregor and Donald Tuzin (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520228511
eISBN:
9780520935815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228511.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

One of the great riddles of cultural history is the remarkable parallel that exists between the peoples of Amazonia and those of Melanesia. Although the two regions are separated by half a world in ... More


A Chorus of Voices: Women and Collaboration

Vera John-Steiner

in Creative Collaboration

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195307702
eISBN:
9780199847587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307702.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores the role of women in collaboration: whether collaboration is a more congenial mode of production for women, how widespread the female commitment really is, and if it is ... More


Diet

Hans Kruuk

in Otters: Ecology, behaviour and conservation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198565871
eISBN:
9780191728228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198565871.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Animal Biology

This chapter describes methods of diet analysis, including the major inaccuracies resulting from faecal analyses. The food composition of all species is discussed in some detail, including food ... More


Beauty and the Labor Market

Daniel S. Hamermesh

in Demand for Labor: The Neglected Side of the Market

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198791379
eISBN:
9780191833847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791379.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

We develop a theory of sorting across occupations based on looks and derive its implications for testing for the source of earnings differentials. These differentials are examined using the 1977 ... More


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