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  • Game Theory Evolving
    Game Theory Evolving (English, Paperback) Herbert Gintis

    Focusing on evolutionary game theory, this textbook shows students how to apply game theory to model human behavior in ways that reflect the special nature of sociality and individuality. It also includes solutions to the problems presented and information related to agent-based modeling.

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  • Moral Sentiments and Material Interests
    Moral Sentiments and Material Interests (English, Paperback) Herbert Gintis

    Multidisciplinary research into cooperation and the implications for public policy, drawing on insights from economics, anthropology, biology, social psychology, and sociology.

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  • A Cooperative Species
    A Cooperative Species (English, Paperback) Samuel Bowles, Herbert Gintis

    Why do humans, uniquely among animals, cooperate in large numbers to advance projects for the common good? Contrary to the conventional wisdom in biology and economics, this generous and civic-minded behavior is widespread and cannot be explained simply by far-sighted self-interest or a desire to help close genealogical kin....

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  • Foundations of Human Sociality
    Foundations of Human Sociality (English, Paperback) Joseph Henrich

    Combining ethnographic and experimental approaches, this book reports the results of a large cross-cultural study aimed at determining the sources of social (non-selfish) preferences that underlie the diversity of human sociality. This book includes a succinct but substantive introduction to the use of game theory as an analytical tool.

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  • Schooling In Capitalist America
    Schooling In Capitalist America (English, Paperback) Herbert Gintis, Samuel Bowles

    A classic work of radical educational theory and a progressive economic vision of equity and equality in America's schools.

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  • Unequal Chances
    Unequal Chances (English, Paperback) Samuel Bowles

    Is the United States "the land of equal opportunity" or is the playing field tilted in favor of those whose parents are wealthy, well educated, and white? If family background is important in getting ahead, why? This title provides answers to these questions by leading economists, sociologists, biologists, behavioral geneticists, and philosophers.

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  • Real Utopias Project: Recasting Egalitarianism - New Rules for Communities, States and Markets v. 3
    Real Utopias Project: Recasting Egalitarianism - New Rules for Communities, States and Markets v. 3 (English, Paperback) Samuel Bowles

    Addresses the challenges posed by a globally integrated economy and the economic roles played by information and motivation. The text argues for an egalitarian redistribution of assets - land, capital and housing - and the beneficial disciplining effects of competition.

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  • The Bounds of Reason
    The Bounds of Reason (English, Paperback) Herbert Gintis

    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. This title demonstrates, game theory alone cannot fully explain human behavior and should instead complement other key concepts championed by the behavioral disciplines.

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  • Game Theory in Action
    Game Theory in Action (English, Hardback) Stephen Schecter, Herbert Gintis

    Game Theory in Action is an undergraduate textbook about using game theory across a range of real-life scenarios. From traffic accidents to the sex lives of lizards, Stephen Schecter and Herbert Gintis show students how game theory can be applied in diverse areas including animal behavior, political science, and economics....

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  • The Bounds of Reason
    The Bounds of Reason (English, Hardback) Herbert Gintis

    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. This title demonstrates that game theory alone cannot fully explain human behavior and should instead complement other key concepts championed by the behavioral disciplines.

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  • Individuality and Entanglement
    Individuality and Entanglement (English, Hardback) Herbert Gintis

    In this book, acclaimed economist Herbert Gintis ranges widely across many fields?including economics, psychology, anthropology, sociology, moral philosophy, and biology?to provide a rigorous transdisciplinary explanation of some fundamental characteristics of human societies and social behavior. Because such behavior can be understood only through transdisciplinary research, Gintis argues,...

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  • Complexity and Institutions: Markets, Norms and Corporations
    Complexity and Institutions: Markets, Norms and Corporations (English, Paperback) Masahiko Aoki

    Drawing on behavioural, experimental and neoclassical economics, this volume brings together eminent academics and practitioners to provide working macroeconomic models and explore the social norms governing a post-crisis financial world.

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  • Complexity and Institutions: Markets, Norms and Corporations
    Complexity and Institutions: Markets, Norms and Corporations (English, Hardback) Masahiko Aoki

    Drawing on behavioural, experimental and neoclassical economics, this volume brings together eminent academics and practitioners to provide working macroeconomic models and explore the social norms governing a post-crisis financial world.

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  • Game Theory in Action
    Game Theory in Action (English, Paperback) Stephen Schecter, Herbert Gintis

    Game Theory in Action is an undergraduate textbook about using game theory across a range of real-life scenarios. From traffic accidents to the sex lives of lizards, Stephen Schecter and Herbert Gintis show students how game theory can be applied in diverse areas including animal behavior, political science, and economics....

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  • Recasting Egalitarianism
    Recasting Egalitarianism (English, Hardback) Samuel Bowles, Herbert Gintis

    Addresses the challenges posed by a globally integrated economy and the economic roles played by information and motivation. The text argues for an egalitarian redistribution of assets - land, capital and housing - and the beneficial disciplining effects of competition.

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  • A Cooperative Species
    A Cooperative Species (English, Hardback) Samuel Bowles, Herbert Gintis

    Why do humans, uniquely among animals, cooperate in large numbers to advance projects for the common good? This book shows that the central issue is not why selfish people act generously, but instead how genetic and cultural evolution has produced a species in which substantial numbers make sacrifices to uphold ethical norms.

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  • Game Theory Evolving
    Game Theory Evolving (English, Hardback) Herbert Gintis

    The study of strategic action (game theory) is moving from a formal science of rational behaviour to an evolutionary tool kit for studying behaviour in an array of social settings. In this introduction, Herbert Gintis offer techniques and applications of game theory through fun-to-solve problems.

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  • Game Theory Evolving
    Game Theory Evolving (English, Paperback) Herbert Gintis

    Exposes students to the techniques and applications of game theory through a problems involving human (and even animal) behaviour. This book shows students how to apply game theory to model how people behave in ways that reflect the nature of human sociality and individuality.

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  • Foundations of Human Sociality
    Foundations of Human Sociality (English, Hardback) Joseph Henrich

    Combining ethnographic and experimental approaches, this book reports the results of a large cross-cultural study aimed at determining the sources of social (non-selfish) preferences that underlie the diversity of human sociality. This book includes a succinct but substantive introduction to the use of game theory as an analytical tool.

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  • The Emancipatory Promise of Charter Schools
    The Emancipatory Promise of Charter Schools (English, Hardback) Eric Rofes

    This book opens up a critical conversation among progressive educators of various generations, races, perspectives, and social locations about one specific school reform initiative--charter schools. Eric Rofes and Lisa M. Stulberg bring together scholars who both study and actively participate in school choice reform and charge them to be "bold in their questioning and assertive in their own...

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