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

J. Emmett Duffy and Martin Thiel (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179927
eISBN:
9780199790111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179927.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Understanding of animal social and sexual evolution has seen a renaissance in recent years with discoveries of frequent infidelity in apparently monogamous species, the importance of sperm ... More


Life-history patterns

Anne E. Magurran

in Evolutionary Ecology: The Trinidadian Guppy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198527855
eISBN:
9780191713576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527855.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Guppy populations differ not only in their mating tactics but also in how they make their investment in reproduction. Life history traits such as age and size at maturity, number and size of ... More


Responding to Critics: Trade-Offs, Policy Choices, Historical Legacies, and Discrimination

Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, Terra Lawson-Remer, and Susan Randolph

in Fulfilling Social and Economic Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199735501
eISBN:
9780190226701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735501.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Democratization

This chapter explores the robustness of the Social and Economic Rights Fulfillment (SERF) Index to assumptions and choices made in its construction. More particularly, it addresses the following five ... More


Conditions: You Get What You Encourage . . . and Tolerate

Scott Tannenbaum and Eduardo Salas

in Teams That Work: The Seven Drivers of Team Effectiveness

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190056964
eISBN:
9780190056995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056964.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

No team works in a vacuum. Some conditions may encourage collaboration, while others can act as constraints or inhibitors. This chapter examines “conditions,” the context or environment in which a ... More


Rapid Population Growth and Long-term Development

Giovanni Andrea Cornia

in The Macroeconomics of Developing Countries: An Intermediate Textbook

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198856672
eISBN:
9780191889851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856672.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter reviews population trends over the last two hundred years and population projections to the end of this century. In 2100 the world population will have stabilized but its geographical ... More


The Scope of This Book

Theodore H. Fleming and W. John Kress

in The Ornaments of Life: Coevolution and Conservation in the Tropics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226253404
eISBN:
9780226023328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226023328.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter describes the organization and structure of the book. The first section examines regional and local species diversity patterns as well as patterns of resource availability and the ... More


Fathoming Consumer Society

Maurie J. Cohen

in The Future of Consumer Society: Prospects for Sustainability in the New Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198768555
eISBN:
9780191821912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198768555.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Microeconomics

Chapter 2 introduces a conceptual framework for studying changes currently taking place in the macroeconomic and macrosociological core of contemporary consumer society. Though it is possible to ... More


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