By Richard Dawkins,David P. Hughes,Jacques Brodeur,Frédéric Thomas

ISBN-10: 0199642230

ISBN-13: 9780199642236

ISBN-10: 0199642249

ISBN-13: 9780199642243

Parasites that manage the behaviour in their hosts signify impressive examples of edition by way of average choice. This box of research is now relocating past its descriptive part and into extra interesting components the place the approaches and styles of such dramatic diversifications should be larger understood. This cutting edge textual content offers an updated, authoritative, and demanding evaluate of host manipulation by way of parasites that assesses the present nation of advancements in the
field and lays out a framework for destiny study. It additionally promotes a better integration of behavioral ecology with reports of host manipulation (behavioral ecology has tended to pay attention in most cases on behaviour expressed by way of loose dwelling organisms and is much much less involved in the position of parasites in
shaping behaviour). to assist do so, the editors undertake a singular method of getting a popular professional on behavioral ecology (but who doesn't paintings at once on parasites) to supply an afterword to every chapter.

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