Evolutionary Analysis

Evolutionary Analysis

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For undergraduates majoring in the biological sciences.In its Third Edition, Evolutionary Analysis presents evolution as a process, emphasizing the relationship between theory, observation, testing, and interpretation. By introducing principles through recent and classical studies and emphasizing real-world applications, Evolutionary Analysis conveys the excitement and logic of evolutionary science.
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  • Hardback | 816 pages
  • 205.74 x 256.54 x 33.02mm | 1,632.92g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 3rd edition
  • Illustrations (chiefly col.)
  • 0131018590
  • 9780131018594

Table of contents

I. INTRODUCTION. 1. A Case for Evolutionary Thinking: Understanding HIV. 2. The Evidence for Evolution. 3. Darwinian Natural Selection. II. MECHANISMS OF EVOLUTIONARY CHANGE. 4. Mutation and Genetic Variation. 5. Mendelian Genetics in Populations I: Selection and Mutation as Mechanisms of Evolution. 6. Mendelian Genetics in Populations II: Migration, Genetic Drift, and Nonrandom Mating. 7. Evolution at Multiple Loci: Linkage and Sex. 8. Evolution at Multiple Loci: Quantitative Genetics. III. ADAPTATION. 9. Studying Adaptation: Evolutionary Analysis of Form and Function. 10. Sexual Selection. 11. Kin Selection and Social Behavior. 12. Aging and Other Life History Characters. 13. Darwinian Medicine. IV. THE HISTORY OF LIFE. 14. Reconstructing Evolutionary Trees. 15. Mechanisms of Speciation. 16. The Origins of Life and Precambrian Evolution. 17. The Cambrian Explosion and Beyond. 18. Development and Evolution. 19. Human Evolution.
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