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Coalitions and Alliances


Bissonnette A, Perry S, Barrett L, Mitani JC, Flinn M, Gavrilets S, de Waal FBM. 2015. Coalitions in theory and reality: A review of pertinent variables and processes. Behaviour, 152(1): 1-56. [Online]

de Waal FBM, Gavrilets S. 2013. Monogamy with a purpose. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110(38): 15167-15168. [Online]

Mesterton-Gibbons M, Sherratt TN. 2013. Signalling Victory to Ensure Dominance: A Continuous Model. In Cardaliaguet P and Cressman R (eds.), Advances in Dynamic Games, Part I, 12: 25-38. [Online]

Sherratt T, Mesterton-Gibbons M. 2013. Mathematical models of group or multi-party contests. In: Hardy ICW, Briffa M (eds.), Animal Contests, Cambridge University Press (in press). [Online]

Mesterton-Gibbons M, Sherratt TN. 2012. Divide and conquer: When and how should competitors share? Evolutionary Ecology, 26(4): 943-954. [Online]

Skyrms B. 2012. Aspects of naturalizing the social contract. In: Aoki M, Binmore K, Deakin S, Gintis H (eds.), Complexity and Aspects of naturalizing the social contractInstitutions: Markets, Norms and Corporations, pp. 124-145. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Mesterton-Gibbons M, Gavrilets S, Gravner J, Akcay E. 2011. Models of coalition or alliance formation. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 274: 187-204. [Online]

Mesterton-Gibbons M, Sherratt TN. 2011. Information, variance and cooperation: minimal models. Dynamic Games and Applications 1:419-439. [Online]


Perry S. 2012. Coalitions and alliances in wild capuchin monkeys. National Geographic Society. $22,000. Accepted.

Perry S. 2012. Grant: Coalitions and alliances in wild capuchins. Leakey Foundation, Lomas Barbudal, Costa Rica. $22,000. Accepted.

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