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Foundations of human sociality : economic experiments and ethnographic evidence from fifteen small-scale societies

Author: Joseph Patrick Henrich; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
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What motives underlie the ways humans interact socially? Are these the same for all societies? Are these part of our human nature, or influenced by our environments? This text answeres these questions.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Cross-cultural studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Foundations of human sociality.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004
(DLC) 2004401813
(OCoLC)54991326
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Patrick Henrich; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 0199262055 9780199262052 9780191532214 0191532215
OCLC Number: 63294728
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 451 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents: Measuring social norms and preferences using experimental games : a guide for social scientists / Colin F. Camerer and Ernst Fehr --
Coalitional effects on reciprocal fairness in the ultimatum game : a case from the Ecuadorian Amazon / John Q. Patton --
Comparative experimental evidence from Machiguenga, Mapuche, Huinca, and American populations / Joseph Henrich and Natalie Smith --
Dictators and ultimatums in a egalitarian society of hunter-gatherers : the Hadza of Tanzania / Frank Marlowe --
Does market exposure affect economic game behavior? : the ultimatum game and the public goods game among the Tsimane' of Bolivia / Michael Gurven --
Market integration, reciprocity, and fairness in rural Papua New Guinea : results from a two-village ultimatum game experiment / David P. Tracer --
Ultimatum game with an ethnicity manipulation : results from Khovidiin Bulgan Sum, Mongolia / Francisco J. Gil-White --
Kinship, familiarity, and trust : an experimental investigation / Abigail Barr --
Community structure, mobility, and the strength of norms in an African society : the Sangu of Tanzania / Richard McElreath --
Market integration and fairness : evidence from ultimatum, dictator, and public goods experiments in East Africa / Jean Ensminger --
Economic experiments to examine fairness and cooperation among the Ache Indians of Paraguay / Kim Hill and Michael Gurven --
The ultimatum game, fairness, and cooperation among big game hunters / Michael S. Alvard.
Other Titles: Economic experiments and ethnographic evidence from fifteen small-scale societies
Responsibility: edited by Joseph Henrich [and others].
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Combining ethnographic and experimental approaches, this book reports the results of a large cross-cultural study aimed at determining the sources of social (non-selfish) preferences that underlie  Read more...

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In my opinion this is one of the major social science projects of the last 20 years. Professor Elinor Ostrom, University of Indiana

 
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