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The Social Gene


  • Deby Cassill



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  • Deby Cassill, 2005. "The Social Gene," Journal of Bioeconomics, Springer, vol. 7(1), pages 73-84, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jbioec:v:7:y:2005:i:1:p:73-84 DOI: 10.1007/s10818-004-4901-5

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    1. Deby Cassill & Benjamin Hardisty & Alison Watkins, 2011. "A 4D natural selection model illuminates the enigma of altruism in the Shedao pit viper," Journal of Bioeconomics, Springer, vol. 13(1), pages 17-29, April.
    2. Deby Cassill, 2006. "Why Skew Selection, a Model of Parental Exploitation, Should Replace Kin Selection," Journal of Bioeconomics, Springer, vol. 8(2), pages 101-119, August.
    3. Deby Cassill & Alison Watkins, 2010. "The evolution of cooperative hierarchies through natural selection processes," Journal of Bioeconomics, Springer, vol. 12(1), pages 29-42, April.
    4. Deby Cassill, 2006. "Book Review," Journal of Bioeconomics, Springer, vol. 8(3), pages 283-285, December.

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