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Cheating Monkeys and Citizen Bees: The Nature of Cooperation in Animals and Humans

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Cooperation is the fabric that keeps society together. Civilization could not have been achieved - and will not be sustained - without it. But what is it? How and why does it work? Could the secret of enhancing human cooperation lie in an investigation of the animal kingdom?

In Cheating Monkeys and Citizen Bees, evolution and animal behaviour expert Professor Lee Dugatkin, known throughout the academic community for his ingenious animal behaviour experiments, reports from the cutting edge of scientific research on the startling evolutionary truth about cooperation and how it works. He explains the four paths to cooperation that we share with animals and provides the experimentally verified definitions of a behaviour no one thought science could ever explain.

Those readers with an interest in ecology, evolutionary biology, psychology, even anthropology will find Cheating Monkeys and Citizen Bees an essential handbook of the dynamics of cooperation. And everyone will find it to be a lucid introduction to the surprising evolutionary history of how we came to behave in the ways that we do, of how nature came to be less brutal than we tend to think.

There are a few signs of shelf wear to the dust jacket. Other than that the book is in excellent condition.

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Added value:
First Edition
Author(s):
Dugatkin, Lee
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
8.75" by 6"
Edition:
First, 1999
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0684843412
Number of pages:
208
Publisher:
The Free Press
Title:
Cheating Monkeys and Citizen Bees: The Nature of Cooperation in Animals and Humans

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Cooperation is the fabric that keeps society together. Civilization could not have been achieved - and will not be sustained - without it. But what is it? How and why does it work? Could the secret of enhancing human cooperation lie in an investigation of the animal kingdom?

In Cheating Monkeys and Citizen Bees, evolution and animal behaviour expert Professor Lee Dugatkin, known throughout the academic community for his ingenious animal behaviour experiments, reports from the cutting edge of scientific research on the startling evolutionary truth about cooperation and how it works. He explains the four paths to cooperation that we share with animals and provides the experimentally verified definitions of a behaviour no one thought science could ever explain.

Those readers with an interest in ecology, evolutionary biology, psychology, even anthropology will find Cheating Monkeys and Citizen Bees an essential handbook of the dynamics of cooperation. And everyone will find it to be a lucid introduction to the surprising evolutionary history of how we came to behave in the ways that we do, of how nature came to be less brutal than we tend to think.

There are a few signs of shelf wear to the dust jacket. Other than that the book is in excellent condition.

Added value:
First Edition
Author(s):
Dugatkin, Lee
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
8.75" by 6"
Edition:
First, 1999
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0684843412
Number of pages:
208
Publisher:
The Free Press
Title:
Cheating Monkeys and Citizen Bees: The Nature of Cooperation in Animals and Humans

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