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The Bounds of ReasonGame Theory and the Unification of the Behavioral Sciences

The Bounds of Reason: Game Theory and the Unification of the Behavioral Sciences

Herbert Gintis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160849
eISBN:
9781400851348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160849.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Game theory is central to understanding human behavior and relevant to all of the behavioral sciences—from biology and economics, to anthropology and political science. However, as this book ... More

Economic LivesHow Culture Shapes the Economy

Economic Lives: How Culture Shapes the Economy

Viviana A. Zelizer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139364
eISBN:
9781400836253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139364.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Over the past three decades, economic sociology has been revealing how culture shapes economic life even while economic facts affect social relationships. This work has transformed the field into a ... More

The Emergence of Organizations and Markets

The Emergence of Organizations and Markets

John F. Padgett and Walter W. Powell

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148670
eISBN:
9781400845552
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148670.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The social sciences have sophisticated models of choice and equilibrium but little understanding of the emergence of novelty. Where do new alternatives, new organizational forms, and new types of ... More

Money TalksExplaining How Money Really Works

Money Talks: Explaining How Money Really Works

Nina Bandelj, Frederick F. Wherry, and Viviana A. Zelizer (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691168685
eISBN:
9781400885268
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168685.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The world of money is being transformed as households and organizations face changing economies, and new currencies and payment systems like Bitcoin and Apple Pay gain ground. What is money, and how ... More

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