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Social Evolution in Ants
Andrew F. G. Bourke & Nigel R. Franks

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface and Acknowledgments
1Kin Selection3
2Levels-of-selection Theory, Gene Selectionism, and Insect Societies39
3Kin Selection, Haplodiploidy, and the Evolution of Eusociality in Ants69
4Sex Ratio Theory for the Social Hymenoptera107
5Tests of Sex Ratio Theory in Ants156
6Kin Conflict over Sex Allocation200
7Kin Conflict over Reproduction220
8Evolution and Ecology of Multiple-queen Societies258
9Life History Theory in Ants299
10The Diversity of Life Histories in Ants328
11Mating Biology365
12The Division of Labor400
References445
Author Index511
Subject Index519
Taxonomic Index526

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