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Social elites can emerge naturally when interaction in networks is restricted

Abstract:

Animal (and human) societies characterized by dominance hierarchies invariably suffer from inequality. The rise of inequality has 3 main prerequisites: 1) a group in which inequality can emerge, 2) the existence of differences in payoff, and 3) a mechanism that initiates, accumulates, and propagates the differences. Hitherto, 2 kinds of models have been used to study the processes involved. In winner-loser models of inequality (typical in zoology), the 3 elements are independent. In division-...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/beheco/art085

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY Journal website
Volume:
25
Issue:
1
Pages:
58-68
Publication date:
2014
DOI:
EISSN:
1465-7279
ISSN:
1045-2249
URN:
uuid:4f14aa7b-a938-40db-941d-bd23601161bb
Source identifiers:
441319
Local pid:
pubs:441319

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