A missing model in reproductive skew theory: the bordered tug-of-war.

@article{Reeve2006AMM,
  title={A missing model in reproductive skew theory: the bordered tug-of-war.},
  author={Hudson Kern Reeve and Sheng-Feng Shen},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  year={2006},
  volume={103 22},
  pages={8430-4}
}
Models of reproductive skew can be classified into two groups: transactional models, in which group members yield shares of reproduction to each other in return for cooperation, and tug-of-war models, in which group members invest group resources in a tug-of-war over their respective reproductive shares. We synthesize these two models to yield a "bordered tug-of-war" model in which the internal tug-of-war is limited ("bordered") by the requirement that group members must achieve a certain… CONTINUE READING
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