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Behaviour and Social Organisation : Cambridge Social Biology Topics - Michael J. Reiss

Behaviour and Social Organisation

Cambridge Social Biology Topics

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Published: 4th May 1987
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This is a comprehensive account of the behaviour and social organisation of humans and other animals. The development and evolution of all types of behaviour are reviewed using up-to-date examples. There is a full survey of all the classic behavioural research including the latest information available. The concepts of aggression and altruism are explained. there are detailed accounts of social organisation in insect and ape communities. Finally, the book discusses human behaviour and social organisation: the development of individuals within society and the biological and cultural bases of human social behaviour are examined.

Introduction
The functions and evolution
Learning
Co-operation and competition
Reproductive behaviour
Communication
Human society
The individual in society
Epilogue
Index
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ISBN: 9780521313285
ISBN-10: 0521313287
Series: Cambridge Social Biology Topics
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 108
Published: 4th May 1987
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 0.7
Weight (kg): 0.17