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The evolution and maintenance of Müllerian mimicry

Graeme D. Ruxton, Thomas N. Sherratt, and Michael P. Speed

in Avoiding Attack: The Evolutionary Ecology of Crypsis, Warning Signals and Mimicry

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198528609
eISBN:
9780191713392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528609.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

The individuals of a population using an aposematic signal must pay a mortality cost during the period when predators are educated about the signal. The per-capita cost could be reduced if two or ... More


The evolution and maintenance of Batesian mimicry

Graeme D. Ruxton, Thomas N. Sherratt, and Michael P. Speed

in Avoiding Attack: The Evolutionary Ecology of Crypsis, Warning Signals and Mimicry

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198528609
eISBN:
9780191713392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528609.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

If an undefended species (the mimic) were to adopt the same warning signal as a defended species (the model), then it might be able to gain protection from predators without investing in defence. ... More


The relationship between Batesian and Müllerian mimicry

Graeme D. Ruxton, Thomas N. Sherratt, and Michael P. Speed

in Avoiding Attack: The Evolutionary Ecology of Crypsis, Warning Signals and Mimicry

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198528609
eISBN:
9780191713392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528609.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

If two species share the same signal, both are defended but differ in the type or level of their defence. The nature of the mimicry between them is an area of current controversy. Is it inherently ... More


Factor Analysis

Neil Abell, David W. Springer, and Akihito Kamata

in Developing and Validating Rapid Assessment Instruments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195333367
eISBN:
9780199864300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333367.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter presents basics of factor analysis modeling, focusing on its use and interpretations in scale and test development contexts. Two approaches to such analyses are discussed: exploratory ... More


Sources of Handshape Error in First-Time Signers of ASL

Deborah Chen Pichler

in Deaf around the World: The Impact of Language

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732548
eISBN:
9780199866359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732548.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This chapter reports on a study that investigates the phenomenon of “sign accent,” or systematic phonological errors made by nonsigners attempting to mimic isolated ASL signs. The study has ... More


The Girls as Adults

Thomas A. Robinson and Lanette D. Ruff

in Out of the Mouths of Babes: Girl Evangelists in the Flapper Era

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199790876
eISBN:
9780199919192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790876.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The girl evangelists were doing the same work that adult evangelists did. But one question was whether they were doing adult work or merely mimicking adult work. No one wanted to hear a little girl ... More


Mimicking Duties

Elizabeth Cripps

in Climate Change and the Moral Agent: Individual Duties in an Interdependent World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199665655
eISBN:
9780191753039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665655.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter asks what individuals should do in cases of unfulfilled weakly collective duties. Three possibilities are introduced: mimicking duties (do what would be required by fair collective ... More


Biomimicry: Business from the Wild

Margo Farnsworth

in Wildness: Relations of People and Place

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226444666
eISBN:
9780226444970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226444970.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter follows Ray Anderson and his carpet company, Interface, Inc., on their journey toward sustainability in business. Too long set apart from nature, most companies have sought maximization ... More


A Theory of Diffusion Through Democratic Mechanisms

Katerina Linos

in The Democratic Foundations of Policy Diffusion: How Health, Family, and Employment Laws Spread Across Countries

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199967865
eISBN:
9780199333271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199967865.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter develops the book’s theoretical argument: it explains the mechanisms through which international law and international norms can influence domestic reforms. Existing theories in ... More


Ophrys Pollination:: From Darwin to the Present Day

Nicolas J. Vereecken and Ana Francisco

in Darwin's Orchids: Then and Now

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226044910
eISBN:
9780226173641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226173641.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides

Darwin compared cross- and self-pollination in two Ophrys species but never saw insects visiting the flowers or dispersing their pollinaria (see Chapter 1). Early in the 20th century, observers noted ... More


Mimicry in Modern Turkey: The Place of German and Turkish Jews

in East West Mimesis: Auerbach in Turkey

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804769747
eISBN:
9780804775755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804769747.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter argues that anxieties regarding appropriation and assimilation impacted the status of Turkish and German Jews in different ways. It shows that three tropes—the mimic, the dönme, and the ... More


Mimetic Mastery and Colonial Mimicry: The “Candio” in the Popular Creole (Kreyòl) Literary Tradition

in Beyond the Slave Narrative: Politics, Sex, and Manuscripts in the Haitian Revolution

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314971
eISBN:
9781846316517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316517.008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

During the revolutionary period in Saint-Domingue and early independent Haiti, Creole (Kreyòl) lyric poetry representing the experience of non-whites emerged side by side with important political ... More


Negotiating Jamaican Masculinities

Maurice Hall

in Global Masculinities and Manhood

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036514
eISBN:
9780252093555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036514.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter presents an analysis of Jamaican masculinity. It begins by asserting that both gender and culture are largely intersecting discourses, and that the only way to make sense of Jamaican ... More


Complications

Deborah Tuerkheimer

in Flawed Convictions: "Shaken Baby Syndrome" and the Inertia of Injustice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199913633
eISBN:
9780199361830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199913633.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Medical Law

In the mid-1990s, a methodological turn to evidence-based medicine revealed that the research underlying SBS was fundamentally flawed. Greater scrutiny of the claims made on behalf of the triad ... More


The Failure of Conceptual Analysis

Jennifer McKitrick

in Dispositional Pluralism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198717805
eISBN:
9780191787317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198717805.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

Dispositions are often regarded with suspicion. Consequently, some philosophers try to semantically reduce disposition ascriptions to sentences containing only non-dispositional vocabulary. ... More


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