Summarize a specific chapter (or the whole book) in a paragraph and use this as your theme Requirements for the paper: 1. Title and your name 2. Central theme paragraph as mentioned above (single-spaced) 3. A single sentence interpretation of the point Dawkins is trying to make, in your own words. 4. At least four references, properly cited in the text of the paper, from peer-reviewed journals in support or opposition to the point or central theme. [[[[NOTE-A couple of possible places to look for reference material: TREE (Trends in Ecology and Evolution); Quarterly Review of Biology; Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society Biological Sciences; Heredity; Evolution; Journal of Evolutionary Biology. Ex: Some cases of Wolbachia-mediated sex ratio distortion have resulted in dramatic shifts in the behavior and mode of reproduction of infected species and populations (Jiggins et al. 2000; Stouthamer 1997). Jiggins, F. M., G. D. D. Hurst, and M. E. N. Majerus. 2000. Sex-ratio-distorting Wolbachia causes sex-role reversal in its butterfly host. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 267:69-73. Stouthamer, R. 1997. Wolbachia-induced parthenogenesis. Pp. 102-122 in S. L. O’Neill, Hoffmann, A.A., Werren, J.H., ed. Influential Passengers: Inherited Microorganisms and Arthropod Reproduction. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ]]] 5. A concluding paragraph that that includes: a) your interpretation of the arguments for/against the central theme and b) a question that, to you, remains unanswered regarding the central theme.

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Summarize a specific chapter (or the whole book) in a paragraph and use this as your theme Requirements for the paper: 1. Title and your name 2. Central theme paragraph as mentioned above (single-spaced) 3. A single sentence interpretation of the point Dawkins is trying to make, in your own words. 4. At least four references, properly cited in the text of the paper, from peer-reviewed journals in support or opposition to the point or central theme. [[[[NOTE-A couple of possible places to look for reference material: TREE (Trends in Ecology and Evolution); Quarterly Review of Biology; Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society Biological Sciences; Heredity; Evolution; Journal of Evolutionary Biology. Ex: Some cases of Wolbachia-mediated sex ratio distortion have resulted in dramatic shifts in the behavior and mode of reproduction of infected species and populations (Jiggins et al. 2000; Stouthamer 1997). Jiggins, F. M., G. D. D. Hurst, and M. E. N. Majerus. 2000. Sex-ratio-distorting Wolbachia causes sex-role reversal in its butterfly host. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 267:69-73. Stouthamer, R. 1997. Wolbachia-induced parthenogenesis. Pp. 102-122 in S. L. O’Neill, Hoffmann, A.A., Werren, J.H., ed. Influential Passengers: Inherited Microorganisms and Arthropod Reproduction. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ]]] 5. A concluding paragraph that that includes: a) your interpretation of the arguments for/against the central theme and b) a question that, to you, remains unanswered regarding the central theme.

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