Further Reading

Abbot P, Withgott JH, and Moran NA (2001) Genetic conflict and conditional altruism in social aphid colonies. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 98: 12068-12071.

Bourke AFG and Franks NR (1995) Social Evolution in Ants. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Darwin C (1859) On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. Edinburgh: John Murray.

Dawkins R (1976) The Selfish Gene. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Dixon T (2008) The Invention of Altruism: Making Moral Meanings in Victorian Britain. Oxford: Oxford University Press for the British Academy.

Dugatkin LA (2006) The Altruism Equation: Seven Scientists Search for the Origins of Goodness. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Fisher RA (1930) The Genetical Theory of Natural Selection. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Foster KR and Ratnieks FLW (2005) A new eusocial vertebrate? Trends in Ecology and Evolution 20: 363-364.

Foster KR, Wenseleers T, and Ratnieks FL (2006) Kin selection is the key to altruism. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 21: 57-60.

Gardner A and Foster KR (2008) The evolution and ecology of cooperation: History and concepts. In: Korb J and Heinze J (eds.) Ecology of Social Evolution. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer.

Griffin AS and West SA (2003) Kin discrimination and the benefit of helping in cooperatively breeding vertebrates. Science 302: 634-636.

Hamilton WD (1996) Narrow Roads of Gene Land: The Collected Papers ofW. D. Hamilton. Oxford: W.H. Freeman/Spektrum.

Lehmann L and Keller L (2006) The evolution of cooperation and altruism - A general framework and a classification of models. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 19:1365-1376.

Trivers R (1985) Social Evolution. Boston: Benjamin/Cummings.

Wenseleers T and Ratnieks FL (2006) Enforced altruism in insect societies. Nature 444: 50.

West SA, Griffin AS, and Gardner A (2007) Social semantics: Altruism, cooperation, mutualism, strong reciprocity and group selection. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 30: 415-432.

Wilson DS (1990) Weak altruism, strong group selection. Oikos 59: 135-140.

Wilson EO (1975) Sociobiology: The New Synthesis. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press.

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