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Institutions and social conflict

Author: Jack Knight
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 1996.
Series: Political economy of institutions and decisions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprintedView all editions and formats

A thorough critique of a wide range of theories of institutional change followed by the development of a new theory that emphasises the role of distributional conflict in the emergence of social  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Knight
ISBN: 0521420520 9780521420525 0521421896 9780521421898 1563243571 9781563243578
OCLC Number: 258635083
Notes: Literaturverz. S. 215 - 229.
Description: XIII, 234 Seiten : Diagramme.
Contents: Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. The primary importance of distributional conflict; 3. Institutions and strategic choice: information, sanctions and social expectations; 4. The spontaneous emergence of social institutions: contemporary theories of institutional change; 5. The spontaneous emergence of social institutions: a bargaining theory of emergence and change; 6. Stability and change: conflicts over formal institutions; 7. Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography.
Series Title: Political economy of institutions and decisions.
Responsibility: Jack Knight.


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