TITLE

Competitive exclusion

AUTHOR(S)
Urban, J. Kristen
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Politics & the Life Sciences;Sep2009, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p69
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The Principle of Competitive Exclusion, first articulated by Gause in 1934, states that two species or populations cannot inhabit the same niche: one will consistently out-compete the other. Of four possible outcomes, the logistic equations that describe such interaction present only one possibility for coexistence, that being when the density-dependent mechanisms of one population become activated before intergroup competition eliminates the other. In applying Gause's Principle as an explanatory model to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, this research explores the present bantustanization of the West Bank as a logical outcome of interspecific competition, but sees the competition coefficients of the equations as the key factors in promoting a stable equilibrium.
ACCESSION #
48656245

 

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