Jon Elster

Addiction: Entries and Exits

Jon Elster

ISBN:9780871542359

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Alchemies of the Mind - Rationality and the Emotions

Jon Elster

ISBN:9781139173308

Jon Elster has written a comprehensive, wide-ranging book on the emotions in which he considers the full range of theoretical approaches. Drawing on history...more details
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Alchemies of the Mind

Jon Elster

ISBN:9780521642798

Jon Elster has written a comprehensive, wide-ranging book on the emotions in which he considers the full range of theoretical approaches. Drawing on history...more details
Format:Hardback  Pages:464

AUD $195.00

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Alexis de Tocqueville, the First Social Scientist

Jon Elster

ISBN:9781283330442

The book proposes a new interpretation of Alexis de Tocqueville that views him first and foremost as a social scientist rather than as a political theorist. Drawing on his earlier work on the explanation of social behavior...more details
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AUD $296.95

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Alexis de Tocqueville, the First Social Scientist

Jon Elster

ISBN:9780521518444

The book proposes a new interpretation of Alexis de Tocqueville that views him first and foremost as a social scientist rather than as a political theorist. Drawing on his earlier work on the explanation of social behavior...more details
Format:Hardback  Pages:202

AUD $125.00

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An Introduction to Karl Marx

Jon Elster

ISBN:9781139163620

A concise and comprehensive introduction to Marx's social, political and economic thought for the beginning student. Jon Elster surveys in turn each of the main themes of marxist thought: methodology...more details
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An Introduction to Karl Marx

Jon Elster

ISBN:9780521338318

A concise and comprehensive introduction to Marx's social, political and economic thought for the beginning student. Jon Elster surveys in turn each of the main themes of marxist thought: methodology...more details
Format:Paperback / softback  Pages:212

AUD $77.95

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Closing the Books - Transitional Justice in Historical Perspective

Jon Elster

ISBN:9780511607011

An analysis of the history of transitional justice from the fifth century BC to the present....more details
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Closing the Books: Transitional Justice in Historical Perspective

Jon Elster

ISBN:9781280702327

An analysis of transitional justice - retribution and reparation after a change of political regime - from Athens in the fifth century BC to the present. Part I...more details
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AUD $296.95

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Constitutionalism and Democracy

Jon Elster

ISBN:9781139173629

The eleven essays in this volume, supplemented by an editorial introduction, centre around three overlapping problems. First, why would a society want to limit its own sovereign power by imposing constitutional constraints on democratic decision-making? Second...more details
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Deliberative Democracy

Jon Elster

ISBN:9781139175005

It is sometimes assumed that voting is the central mechanism for political decision-making. The contributors to this volume focus on an alternative mechanism...more details
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Ethics of Medical Choice

Jon Elster

ISBN:9781855672116

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Format:Paperback  Pages:168

AUD $96.00

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Explaining Social Behavior - More Nuts and Bolts for the Social Sciences

Jon Elster

ISBN:9781107416413

In this new edition of his critically acclaimed book, Jon Elster examines the nature of social behavior, proposing choice as the central concept of the social sciences. Extensively revised throughout...more details
Format:Paperback / softback  Pages:525

AUD $52.95

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Explaining Social Behavior - More Nuts and Bolts for the Social Sciences

Jon Elster

ISBN:9781107071186

In this new edition of his critically acclaimed book, Jon Elster examines the nature of social behavior, proposing choice as the central concept of the social sciences. Extensively revised throughout...more details
Format:Hardback  Pages:525

AUD $155.00

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Explaining Social Behavior

Jon Elster

ISBN:9780521771795

An expanded and revised edition of the author's critically acclaimed volume Nuts and Bolts for the Social Sciences. In twenty-six succinct chapters...more details
Format:Hardback  Pages:484

AUD $165.00

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Explaining Social Behavior

Jon Elster

ISBN:9780521777445

An expanded and revised edition of the author's critically acclaimed volume Nuts and Bolts for the Social Sciences. In twenty-six succinct chapters...more details
Format:Paperback / softback  Pages:484

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Explaining Technical Change

Jon Elster

ISBN:9780521270724

Technical change, defined as the manufacture and modification of tools, is generally thought to have played an important role in the evolution of intelligent life on earth...more details
Format:Paperback / softback  Pages:276

AUD $63.95

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Foundations of Social Choice Theory

Jon Elster

ISBN:9780521389136

The essays in this volume, first published in 1986, examine the philosophical foundations of social choice theory. This field, a modern and sophisticated outgrowth of welfare economics...more details
Format:Paperback / softback  Pages:260

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Getting Hooked - Rationality and Addiction

Jon Elster

ISBN:9781139173223

The essays in this volume offer a thorough discussion of the relationship between addiction and rationality. This book-length treatment of the subject includes contributions from philosophers...more details
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Getting Hooked

Jon Elster

ISBN:9780521038799

The essays in this volume offer the most thorough and up-to-date discussion available of the relationship between addiction and rationality. This is the only book-length treatment of the subject and includes contributions from philosophers...more details
Format:Paperback / softback  Pages:300

AUD $91.95

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Institutional Design in Post-Communist Societies

Jon Elster

ISBN:9780521473866

The authors of this book have developed a new and stimulating approach to the analysis of the transitions of Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary...more details
Format:Hardcover  Pages:364

AUD $175.00

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Interpersonal Comparisons of Well-Being

Jon Elster

ISBN:9781139172387

In this volume a diverse group of economists, philosophers, political scientists, and psychologists address the problems, principles, and practices involved in comparing the well-being of different individuals...more details
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Local Justice in America

Jon Elster

ISBN:9780871542335

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Local Justice: How Institutions Allocate Scarce Goods & Necessary Burdens

Jon Elster

ISBN:9780871542328

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Making Sense of Marx

Jon Elster

ISBN:9780521297059

A systematic, critical examination of Karl Marx's social theories and their philosophical presuppositions. Through extensive discussions of the texts Jon Elster offers a balanced and detailed account of Marx's views that is at once sympathetic...more details
Format:Paperback / softback  Pages:576

AUD $120.00

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Multiple Self

Jon Elster

ISBN:9780521346832

The essays in this volume consider the question of whether the self is a unity or whether it should be conceived without metaphor as divided--as a "multiple self...more details
Format:Paperback / softback  Pages:280

AUD $91.95

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Nuts and Bolts for the Social Sciences

Jon Elster

ISBN:9781299771871

This 1989 book is intended as an introductory survey of the philosophy of the social sciences. It is essentially a work of exposition which offers a toolbox of mechanisms - nuts and bolts...more details
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Nuts and Bolts for the Social Sciences

Jon Elster

ISBN:9780521376068

This book is intended as an introductory survey of the philosophy of the social sciences. It is essentially a work of exposition that offers a tool box of mechanisms--nuts and bolts...more details
Format:Paperback / softback  Pages:184

AUD $63.95

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Political Psychology

Jon Elster

ISBN:9781139172486

This provocative new textbook takes up and develops the themes of rationality and irrationality in Jon Elster's earlier work. Its purposes are threefold. First...more details
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Political Psychology

Jon Elster

ISBN:9780521411103

This provocative book takes up and develops the themes of rationality and irrationality in Jon Elster's earlier work. Its purposes are threefold. First...more details
Format:Hardback  Pages:216

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Reason and Rationality

Jon Elster

ISBN:9780691139005

One of the world's most important political philosophers, Jon Elster is a leading thinker on reason and rationality and their roles in politics and public life. In this short book...more details
Format:Hardback  Pages:96

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Retribution and Reparation in the Transition to Democracy

Jon Elster

ISBN:9781299398894

The contributions in this volume offer a comprehensive analysis of transitional justice from 1945 to the present. They focus on retribution against the leaders and agents of the autocratic regime preceding the democratic transition...more details
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AUD $190.95

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Retribution and Reparation in the Transition to Democracy

Jon Elster

ISBN:9780521829731

The contributions in this study present a comprehensive analysis of transitional justice from 1945 to the present. They feature a general theoretical analysis of the processes of retribution and reparation as well as case studies by historians and political scientists who discuss the West European transitions after 1945 and more recent Latin American...more details
Format:Hardback  Pages:341

AUD $200.00

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Retribution and Reparation in the Transition to Democracy

Jon Elster

ISBN:9780511584343

The contributions in this volume offer a comprehensive analysis of transitional justice from 1945 to the present....more details
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AUD $225.00

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Secrecy and Publicity in Votes and Debates

Jon Elster

ISBN:9781107083363

In the spirit of Jeremy Bentham's Political Tactics, this volume offers the first comprehensive discussion of the effects of secrecy and publicity on debates and votes in committees and assemblies. The contributors - sociologists...more details
Format:Hardback  Pages:216

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Securities Against Misrule

Jon Elster

ISBN:9781299546097

Elster proposes a normative theory of collective decision making, inspired by Jeremy Bentham but not including his utilitarian philosophy. The central proposal is that in designing democratic institutions one should reduce as much as possible the impact of self-interest...more details
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Solomonic Judgements: Studies in the Limitations of Rationality

Jon Elster

ISBN:9780521376082

This volume of essays is very much a sequel to the two earlier collections by Jon Elster, Ulysses and the Sirens and Sour Grapes. His topic is rationality--its scope...more details
Format:Paperback / softback  Pages:244

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Sour Grapes - Studies in the Subversion of Rationality

Jon Elster

ISBN:9781139171694

Sour Grapes aims to subvert orthodox theories of rational choice through the study of forms of irrationality. Dr Elster begins with an analysis of the notation of rationality...more details
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Sour Grapes

Jon Elster

ISBN:9780521313681

Sour Grapes aims to subvert orthodox theories of rational choice through the study of forms of irrationality. Dr Elster begins with an analysis of the notation of rationality...more details
Format:Paperback / softback  Pages:188

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Strong Feelings: Emotion, Addiction, and Human Behavior

Jon Elster

ISBN:9780262550369

Emotion and addiction lie on a continuum between simple visceral drives such as hunger, thirst, and sexual desire at one end and calm, rational decision making at the other. Although emotion and addiction involve visceral motivation...more details
Format:Paperback / softback  Pages:266

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Strong Feelings: Emotion, Addiction, and Human Behavior

Jon Elster

ISBN:9780262050562

Emotion and addiction lie on a continuum between simple visceral drives such as hunger, thirst, and sexual desire at one end and calm, rational decision making at the other. Although emotion and addiction involve visceral motivation...more details
Format:Hardcover  Pages:266

AUD $92.00

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The Cement of Society - A Survey of Social Order

Jon Elster

ISBN:9780511624995

Jon Elster delves into what binds societies together and prevents them from disintegrating into chaos and war....more details
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AUD $160.00

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The Multiple Self

Jon Elster

ISBN:9781139171779

The essays in this volume consider the question of whether the self is a unity or whether it should be conceived without metaphor as divided - as a 'multiple self'...more details
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AUD $288.95

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The Roundtable Talks and the Breakdown of Communism

Jon Elster

ISBN:9780226206288

In 1989 and 1990, Eastern European Communist regimes and opposition groups conducted a series of roundtable talks to peacefully negotiate the abolition of authoritarian rule and the transition to democratic governance...more details
Format:Hardback  Pages:254

AUD $115.00

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Tocqueville: The Ancien Regime and the French Revolution

Jon Elster

ISBN:9781283193214

This new translation of an undisputed classic aims to be both accurate and readable. Tocqueville's subtlety of style and profundity of thought offer a challenge to readers as well as to translators. As both a Tocqueville scholar and an award-winning translator...more details
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AUD $129.95

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Tocqueville: The Ancien Regime and the French Revolution

Jon Elster

ISBN:9780521889803

This new translation of an undisputed classic aims to be both accurate and readable....more details
Format:Hardback  Pages:320

AUD $120.00

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Ulysses Unbound - Studies in Rationality, Precommitment, and Constraints

Jon Elster

ISBN:9780511625008

This provocative book argues that, very often, people may benefit from being constrained in their options or from being ignorant....more details
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AUD $200.00

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Understanding Choice, Explaining Behaviour: Essays in Honour of OLE-Joergen Skog

Jon Elster

ISBN:9788274772373

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Format:Hardcover  Pages:282

AUD $93.95

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Alternatives to Capitalism

Jon Elster;Karl Ove Moene

ISBN:9780521378154

The essays in this provocative collection survey and assess institutional arrangements that could be alternatives to capitalism as it exists today. The agreed point of departure among the contributors is that on the one hand...more details
Format:Paperback / softback  Pages:188

AUD $49.95

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Constitutionalism and Democracy

Jon Elster;Gudmund Slagstad RuneHernes

ISBN:9780521457217

The eleven essays in this volume, supplemented by an editorial introduction, center around three overlapping problems. First, why would a society want to limit its own sovereign power by imposing constitutional constraints on democratic decision-making? Second...more details
Format:Paperback / softback  Pages:368

AUD $91.95

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Interpersonal Comparisons of Well-Being

Jon Elster;Gudmund Roemer John EHernes

ISBN:9780521457224

In this volume a diverse group of economists, philosophers, political scientists, and psychologists address the problems, principles, and practices involved in comparing the well-being of different individuals...more details
Format:Paperback / softback  Pages:412

AUD $130.00

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Karl Marx: A Reader

Jon Elster;Karl Marx

ISBN:9780521338325

This volume contains a selection of Karl Marx's most important writings, organized thematically under eight headings: methodology, alienation...more details
Format:Paperback / softback  Pages:352

AUD $70.95

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Political Psychology

Jon Elester;Jon Elster

ISBN:9780521422864

This provocative book takes up and develops the themes of rationality and irrationality in Jon Elster's earlier work. Its purposes are threefold. First...more details
Format:Paperback / softback  Pages:216

AUD $77.95

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Rational Choice

Jon Elater;Jon Elster JohnElster

ISBN:9780814721698


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Format:Paperback  Pages:266

AUD $39.95

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The Cement of Society: A Survey of Social Order

Jon Elster;Jon Hernes GudmundElster

ISBN:9780521376075

The question addressed in this challenging new book is: What binds societies together and prevents them from disintegrating into chaos and war? Elster analyzes two concepts of social order: stable...more details
Format:Paperback / softback  Pages:320

AUD $98.95

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Minority Government and Majority Rule

Kaare Strom;Gudmund Elster JonHernes

ISBN:9780521374316

Minority governments in parliamentary democracies are conventionally considered to be unstable and ineffective aberrations from the principle of majority rule. Through analysis of over 350 postwar governments...more details
Format:Hardback  Pages:304

AUD $215.00

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Stratification and Organization

Arthur L Stinchcombe;Gudmund Elster JonHernes

ISBN:9780521325882

The essays in this collection, on stratification, organization and the discipline of sociology, all bear upon a general theoretical question: what models of rationality are necessary or suitable to explain individual and collective action in institutional contexts? Professor Stinchcombe was one of the first sociologists to write on this question...more details
Format:Hardback  Pages:392

AUD $270.00

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