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Democratic Authority: A Philosophical Framework

Princeton University Press
Publication date: August 2009
ISBN: 9781400831548
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This unique textbook introduces undergraduate students to quantitative models and methods in ecology, behavioral ecology, evolutionary biology, and conservation. It explores the core concepts shared by these related fields using tools and practical skills such as experimental design, generating phylogenies, basic statistical inference, and persuasive grant writing. And contributors use examples from their own cutting-edge research, providing diverse views to engage students and broaden their understanding. This is the only textbook on the subject featuring a collaborative "active learning" approach that emphasizes hands-on learning. Every chapter has exercises that enable students to work directly with the material at their own pace and in small groups. Each problem includes data presented in a rich array of formats, which students use to answer questions that illustrate patterns, principles, and methods. Topics range from Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium and population effective size to optimal foraging and indices of biodiversity. The book also includes a comprehensive glossary. In addition to the editors, the contributors are James Beck, Cawas Behram Engineer, John Gaskin, Luke Harmon, Jon Hess, Jason Kolbe, Kenneth H. Kozak, Robert J. Robertson, Emily Silverman, Beth Sparks-Jackson, and Anton Weisstein.Provides experience with hypothesis testing, experimental design, and scientific reasoningCovers core quantitative models and methods in ecology, behavioral ecology, evolutionary biology, and conservationTurns "discussion sections" into "thinking labs"Restricted instructor's manual also available
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Democratic Authority: A Philosophical Framework PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Stanton Braude
Princeton University Press, August 2009
ISBN: 9781400831548
EAN:  9781400831548
PDF (Adobe DRM)
List Price: $29.95 eBook price: $28.99
An Introduction to Methods and Models in Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Stanton Braude
Princeton University Press, January 2010
ISBN: 9781400835454
EAN:  9781400835454
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