Social evolution; The morality of the gene; Elementary concepts of sociology; The prime movers of social evolution; The relevant principles of population biology; Group selection and altruism; Social mechanisms; Group size and reproduction; The development and modification of social behavior; Communication: basic principles; Communication: functions and complex systems; Communication: origins and evolution; Aggression; Social spacing, including territory; Dominance systems; Roles and castes; Sex and society; Parental care; The social species; The four pinnacles of social evolution; The colonial invertebrates; The social insects; The cold-blooded vertebrates; The birds; Evolutionary trends within the mammals; The ungulates and elephants; The carnivores; The nonhuman primates; Man: from sociobiology to sociology.
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing
Didn't actually read, just scanned, as it is old after all. I do wish I'd read all these evolutionay biology books in order at the time. After the fact wasn't too helpful, especially independently. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - patito-de-hule - LibraryThing
I love this book, but one can go overboard on this stuff. Read full review