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The shaping of senescence in the wild.
A central prediction of classical theories of senescence states that environments posing a high risk of mortality favor the evolution of rapid intrinsic deterioration, or ageing. Although widelyExpand
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ANTAGONISTIC PLEIOTROPY, MORTALITY SOURCE INTERACTIONS, AND THE EVOLUTIONARY THEORY OF SENESCENCE
Abstract.— Most theoretical work on the evolution of senescence has assumed that all individuals within a population are equally susceptible to extrinsic sources of mortality. An influentialExpand
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From non-intervention to non-indifference: the origins and development of the African Union's security culture
This article employs the concepts of security culture and norm localization to explore some of the cultural dimensions of the African Union's (AU) security policies. After providing an overview ofExpand
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The New Politics of Protection: Cote d’Ivoire, Libya and the Responsibility to Protect
In March 2011, the UN Security Council authorized the use of force to protect civilians in Libya. This was the first time that the Council has ever authorized the invasion of a functioning state forExpand
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THE EVOLUTION OF SPERM‐ALLOCATION STRATEGIES AND THE DEGREE OF SPERM COMPETITION
Abstract The prevailing viewpoint in the study of sperm competition is that male sperm‐allocation strategies evolve in response to the degree of sperm competition an ejaculate can expect toExpand
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The "Responsibility to Protect", Norm Localisation, and African International Society
For its advocates, the 'responsibility to protect' (R2P) principle is clearly intended to be a universal concept, applicable equally to all parts of the globe. Yet recent literature examining theExpand
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War and Conflict in Africa
COURSE DESCRIPTION This course explores patterns of armed conflict in contemporary Africa, its most important ingredients, and international responses to it. It does so in four parts. Part 1 exploresExpand
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Stochastic Parameterization: Towards a new view of Weather and Climate Models
AbstractThe last decade has seen the success of stochastic parameterizations in short-term, medium-range, and seasonal forecasts: operational weather centers now routinely use stochasticExpand
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The Responsibility To Protect and the Crisis in Darfur
Governments that have endorsed the ‘sovereignty as responsibility’ approach have shown little inclination to protect civilians suffering at the hands of their own government in the Sudanese provinceExpand
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