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Perspective: sexual conflict and sexual selection: chasing away paradigm shifts.

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Traditional models of sexual selection propose that partner choice increases both average male and average female fitness in a population. Recent theoretical and empirical work, however, has stressed that sexual conflict may be a potent broker of sexual selection. When the fitness interests of males and females diverge, a reproductive strategy that increases the fitness of one sex may decrease the fitness of the other sex. The chase-away hypothesis proposes that sexual conflict promotes sexua...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
Journal:
Evolution; international journal of organic evolution
Volume:
57
Issue:
6
Pages:
1223-1236
Publication date:
2003-06-05
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EISSN:
1558-5646
ISSN:
0014-3820
URN:
uuid:2ac503b3-0f10-44d2-aa2c-45367eabaebc
Source identifiers:
209319
Local pid:
pubs:209319

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