Modeling the Evolution of Social Behavior by Richard McElreath and Robert Boyd. (c) 2006.

Table of contnents

1. Theoretician's Laboratory An introduction evolutionary thinking and mathematical modeling
2.Animal Conflict ESS analysis applied to Hawk-Dove and related models.
3. Alturism & Inclusive Fitness The problem of altruism, the role of assortative interaction, and Hamilton's rule
4. The Evolution of Reciprocity Contingent cooperation and repeated games. Axelrod and Hamilton's model and extensions to larger groups. Indirect reciprocity.
5. Animal Communication How honest signals can evolve. Discrete and continuous Sir Philip Sidney game. Cheap talk. The green beard problem. The evolution of social learning.
6. Selection Among Groups Price's Equation and the multi-level selection approach. Equivalence to neighbor-modulated fitness. Why interdemic group selection is usually weak.
7. Sex Allocation Fisher's theory of sex allocation and the Shaw Moller theorem. Trivers Willard effect, and local mate competition. Concepts of reproductive value and multidimensional linear stability analysis.
8. Sexual Selection Quantitative genetic and game theoretic models of sexual selection and the coevolution of female mate preferences.
Appendix Some useful mathematical tricks