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Effects of conflict on resistance and cooperation in hierarchical groups

Abstract:

Many social organisms engage in collective actions in which there is a mismatch between individual and common interest. Such problems may include competition with other groups or collaborative efforts to secure resources from the environment. In this thesis I test novel theoretical predictions which see hierarchy as one potential solution to the collective action problem at hand. More specifically, models have shown that high-rank individuals in hierarchical groups are expected to contribu...

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SSD
Department:
SAME
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Author

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ORCID:
0000-0001-8546-9497
St. Edmund Hall, University of Oxford More from this funder
Clarendon Fund More from this funder
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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