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  • Page extent: 434 pages
  • Size: 228 x 152 mm
  • Weight: 0.86 kg

Library of Congress

  • Dewey number: 599.8/64156
  • Dewey version: 22
  • LC Classification: QL737.P93 M29 2004
  • LC Subject headings:
    • Macaques--Behavior
    • Animal societies

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 (ISBN-13: 9780521818476 | ISBN-10: 0521818478)


    List of contributors page x
    Acknowledgments xiii
1   Why macaque societies? 3
    Bernard Thierry, Mewa Singh, and Werner Kaumanns  
Part I   Individual attributes 11
2   Personality factors between and within species 13
    John P. Capitanio  
    Box 2 Social intelligence 33
    Josep Call  
3   The role of emotions in social relationships 38
    Filippo Aureli and Gabriele Schino  
    Box 3 Power and communication 56
    Signe Preuschoft  
4   Reproductive life history 61
    Fred Bercovitch and Nancy Harvey  
    Box 4 Life-history traits: ecological adaptations or phylogenetic relics? 80
    Mewa Singh and Anindya Sinha  
Part II   Demography and reproductive systems 85
5   Demography: a window to social evolution 87
    Wolfgang Dittus  
    Box 5 Patterns of group fission 112
    Kyoko Okamoto
6   Gene flow, dispersal patterns, and social organization 117
    Hélène Gachot-Neveu and Nelly Ménard  
    Box 6 Dominance and paternity 131
    Andreas Paul  
7   Mating systems 135
    Joseph Soltis  
    Box 7 Homosexual behavior 151
    Paul L. Vasey  
Part III   Social relationships and networks 155
8   Dominance style, social power, and conflict management: a conceptual framework 157
    Jessica C. Flack and Frans B. M. de Waal  
    Box 8 Social space and degrees of freedom 182
    Marina Butovskaya  
9   How kinship generates dominance structures: a comparative perspective 186
    Bernard Chapais  
    Box 9 Inter-group relationships 204
    Matthew A. Cooper  
10   Intergenerational transmission of behavior 209
    Christophe Chauvin and Carol M. Berman  
    Box 10 Maternal behavior, infant handling, and socialization 231
    Dario Maestripieri  
Part IV   External and internal constraints 235
11   Do ecological factors explain variation in social organization? 237
    Nelly Ménard  
    Box 11 Intraspecific variation: implications for interspecific comparisons 262
    David A. Hill  
12   Social epigenesis 267
    Bernard Thierry  
    Box 12 The role of contingency in evolution 290
    Christophe Abegg  
13   The use of artificial-life models for the study of social organization 295
    Charlotte K. Hemelrijk  
    Box 13 Proximate behaviors and natural selection 313
    William A. Mason  
Part V   An outside viewpoint 319
14   An anthropologist among macaques 321
    Maurice Godelier  
    Box 14 Do macaque species have a future? 328
    Yasuyuki Muroyama and Ardith A. Eudey  
15   Toward integrating the multiple dimensions of societies 335
    Bernard Thierry, Mewa Singh, and Werner Kaumanns  
    References 341
    Index 414
    The color plates are situated between pages 5 and 6.  

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