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How social science can help us make better choices : optimal rationality in action

Author: Chris Brown
Publisher: Bingley : Emerald Publishing, [2018] ©2018
Series: Emerald points.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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New studies tell how human action is causing planetary degradation and how changes to our diets and financial behaviours could lead to significant benefits. But how many of us adjust our behaviour in response to such information? This book explores people's reactions to Optimal Rational Positions: propositions that set out requirements for change.
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Brown, Chris.
How social science can help us make better choices.
©2018
(OCoLC)1021214811
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Brown
ISBN: 9781787543539 1787543536 9781787543553 1787543552
OCLC Number: 1030941256
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Front Cover; How Social Science Can Help Us Make Better Choices: Optimal Rationality in Action; Copyright Page; Contents; About the Author; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Notes; Chapter 1 An Introduction to Optimal Rationality; Notes; Chapter 2 Using Semiotic Analysis to Fill Rationality Gaps; Notes; Chapter 3 A Case Study from Education --
Part 1; Notes; Chapter 4 A Case Study from Education --
Part 2; Notes; Chapter 5 Attending to the Signifier --
Using 'Scenes' to Make Optimal Rational Positions More Attractive; Notes; Chapter 6 Lessons for Social Science Moving Forward; Notes. Appendix: Full Analysis of the Interview Data from Chapter 3References; Index.
Series Title: Emerald points.
Responsibility: by Chris Brown.

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