Explaining social behavior : more nuts and bolts for the social sciences (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Explaining social behavior : more nuts and bolts for the social sciences

Author: Jon Elster
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprintedView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Elster
ISBN: 052177179X 9780521771795 0521777445 9780521777445
OCLC Number: 814172757
Notes: Dopolnjena in popr. izd. knjige: Nuts and bolts for the social sciences, 1989.
Description: XI, 484 str. : ilustr. ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
Introduction --
Part 1: Explanation And Mechanisms --
1: Explanation --
2: Mechanisms --
3: Interpretation --
Part 2: Mind --
4: Motivations --
5: Self-interest and altruism --
6: Myopia and foresight --
7: Beliefs --
8: Emotions --
Part 3: Action --
9: Desires and opportunities --
10: Persons and situations --
11: Rational choice --
12: Rationality and behavior --
13: Responding to irrationality --
14: Some implications for textual interpretation --
Part 4: Lessons From The Natural Sciences --
15: Physiology and neuroscience --
16: Explanation by consequences and natural selection --
17: Selection and human behavior --
Part 5: Interaction --
18: Unintended consequences --
19: Strategic interaction --
20: Games and behavior --
21: Trust --
22: Social norms --
23: Collective belief formation --
24: Collective action --
25: Collective decision-making --
26: Organizations and institutions --
Conclusion: Is social science possible? --
Index.
Responsibility: Jon Elster.
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