This classic text offering a balanced treatment of the underlying mechanisms and evolutionary bases of behavior has been thoroughly rewritten and updated with recent work in the field
About the Author
JOHN ALCOCK is Regents' Professor of Zoology at Arizona State University, USA. His research deals with the behavioural ecology of insect mating systems, with projects that have taken him from Arizona to Costa Rica and Australia. He co-authored The Evolution of Insect Mating Systems (1983) and has also written six other books on animal behaviour and natural history for general audiences. Dr. Alcock received the Dean's Quality Teaching Award the first year it was given at Arizona State University, USA.