Blackwell Publishing

"The genetical theory of natural selection" Chapter 6: "Secual Reproduction and Sexual Selection" (1930) pp 121-145

Fisher, R.A.

Reproduced by permission of Oxford University Press, Oxford.

This chapter contains Fisher's major ideas on sex, sexual selection (particularly female choice) and the 50:50 sex ratio. It also contains less well known thoughts on species and speciation.

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