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Animal conflict

Author: Felicity Huntingford; Angela K Turner
Publisher: London ; New York : Chapman and Hall, [1987]
Series: Chapman and Hall animal behaviour series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Animals regularly come into conflict with other members of their own species; this book is about the behaviour used by animals (both human and non-human) to resolve conflicts of interest and how aggression relates to their ecological and social environment. A wide range of important issues are introduced, the scene having first been set by a survey of the variety of aggressive behaviour shown by different animal  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Huntingford, Felicity.
Animal conflict.
London ; New York : Chapman and Hall, [1987]
(OCoLC)567931362
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Felicity Huntingford; Angela K Turner
ISBN: 0412259206 9780412259203 0412287501 9780412287503
OCLC Number: 14099406
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: x, 448 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part One: Patterns of animal conflict --
Conflict in the animal world --
A survey of animal content --
Issues and concepts in the study of animal conflict --
Part Two: The causes of agonistic behaviour --
Behavioural mechanisms --
The role of horomones --
Neural mechanisms --
Three: Genetic and environmental influences --
Genetics --
Development --
Part Four: Consequences, fitness and evolutionary change --
The consequences of animal conflict --
Evolutionary history --
The behavioural ecology of animal conflict --
The biology of human aggression.
Series Title: Chapman and Hall animal behaviour series.
Responsibility: Felicity A. Huntingford and Angela K. Turner ; illustrated by Leslie M. Downie.

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This book is about the behaviour used by animals, humans included, to resolve conflicts of interest. It brings together for the non-specialist all the diverse aspects of aggression, including  Read more...

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