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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

Climbing Mount LaurelThe Struggle for Affordable Housing and Social Mobility in an American Suburb

Climbing Mount Laurel: The Struggle for Affordable Housing and Social Mobility in an American Suburb

Douglas S. Massey, Len Albright, Rebecca Casciano, Elizabeth Derickson, and David N. Kinsey

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196138
eISBN:
9781400846047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196138.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Under the New Jersey State Constitution as interpreted by the State Supreme Court in 1975 and 1983, municipalities are required to use their zoning authority to create realistic opportunities for a ... 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

Give and TakeDevelopmental Foreign Aid and the Pharmaceutical Industry in East Africa

Give and Take: Developmental Foreign Aid and the Pharmaceutical Industry in East Africa

Nitsan Chorev

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691197845
eISBN:
9780691198873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197845.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This book looks at local drug manufacturing in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda, from the early 1980s to the present, to understand the impact of foreign aid on industrial development. While foreign aid ... 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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