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Explaining social behavior: more nuts and bolts for the social sciences

Author: Elster, Jon Publisher: Cambridge University Press (CUP) 2007.Language: EnglishDescription: 484 p. : Graphs ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0521777445Type of document: BookNote: Doriot: for 2014-2015 coursesBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Doriot: for 2014-2015 courses

Includes bibliographical references and index

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Explaining Social Behavior More Nuts and Bolts for the Social Sciences Contents Preface page ix Introduction I EXPLANATION AND MECHANISMS 1 Explanation 2 Mechanisms 3 Interpretation II THE MIND 4 Motivations 5 Self-Interest and Altruism 6 Myopia and Foresight 7 Beliefs 8 Emotions III ACTION 9 Desires and Opportunities 11 Persons and Situations 12 Rational Choice 12 Rationality and Behavior 13 Responding to Irrationality 14 Some Implications for Textual Interpretation IV LESSONS FROM THE NATURAL SCIENCES 15 Physiology and Neuroscience 16 Explanation by Consequences and Natural Selection 17 Selection and Human Behavior I 7 9 32 52 67 75 95 III 124 145 163 165 178 191 214 232 246 257 261 271 287 V 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 299 300 312 331 344 353 372 388 401 427 445 469

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