6 edition of Collective action found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-227) and index.
|LC Classifications||HB846.5 .S24 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xix, 237 p. :|
|Number of Pages||237|
|ISBN 10||0472095013, 0472065017|
|LC Control Number||92018908|
'Elisabeth Jean Wood's Insurgent Collective Action and Civil War in El Salvador is a scholastic tour de force that can, on the one hand, be described as the latest addition to that canon of classic works seeking to explain peasant insurgency, while on the other as offering a radical and novel account of campesino motivations detailed and comprehensive novel and innovative Cited by: The problem of collective action is ubiquitous: it is in many ways the central problem of social life. Free riding is commonly identified as the obstacle to collective action, but there are many impediment to collective action. In addition to free riding, communities face problems of coordination and assurance. And even more fundamentally, before there can be any collective action a community.
This book examines how nations and other key participants in the global community address problems requiring collective action. The global community has achieved some successes, such as eradicating smallpox, but other efforts to coordinate nations' actions, such as the reduction of drug trafficking, have not been sufficient. This book identifies the factors that promote or inhibit successful. "Like its predecessor work, Mancur Olson's "The Logic of Collective Action," Hardin's effort promises to prompt some original new research on interest group politics. This innovative and scholarly public choice effort both challenges and advances Olson and the important attention he directed toward the internal behavior of interest group.
In this book, Russell Hardin looks beyond the models to find out why people choose to act together in situations that the models find quite hopeless. He uses three constructs of modern political economy--public goods, the Prisoner's Dilemma, and game theory--to test public choice theories against real world examples of collective action. From Malawi to Milwaukee, the Collective Action Toolkit has empowered change agents of every age and ethnicity, with o downloads in English, French, Spanish, and Chinese since its launch in The CAT is open-source, allowing for adaptation and use by anyone, in any country, via a Creative Commons license.
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Read the full-text online edition of Collective Action (). Home» Collective action book Books» Book details, Collective Action Collective Action. And indeed, The Logic of Collective Action is a book about how people would behave if they were neoclassical rational agents, which is to say, omniscient psychopaths.
Don't get me wrong, there are some useful insights in this book. It's worth studying the ways that individual and collective decisions can be at cross-purposes.4/5. Collective Action explores the issues related to information and communication technologies (ICTs) in detail, providing Collective action book balanced insight into how ICTs leverage and interact with collective action, which will have an impact on the current discourse.
Recent events in different authoritarian regimes, such as Iran and Egypt, have drawn global attention to a developing phenomenon in collective action:. Over the last half-century, the field of collective behavior and collective action has generated some of the most innovative research methods in sociology.
The second edition of this volume, now titled Introduction to Collective Behavior and Collective Action, provides the first A thorough and involving treatment of an exciting and rapidly changing area of research!/5.
The best answer to this question comes from a book that is almost 40 years old: The Logic of Collective Action by Mancur Olson explains why some groups are able to have a larger influence on government policy than others. In this brief outline, the results of The Logic of Collective Action are used to explain economic policy decisions.
Any page references come from the : Mike Moffatt. Collected from past issues of Social Science History, with a new introduction and two new essays, Repertoires and Cycles of Collective Action will reward an interdisciplinary audience of readers with the extraordinary vitality that emerges from this rich blend of historical perspectives.
Contributors. The Logic of Collective Action: Public Goods and the Theory of Groups, Second Printing with a New Preface and Appendix (Harvard Economic Studies Book ) Mancur Olson out of 5 stars /5(40).
Books (active tab) The publications included below are drawn from the International Centre for Collective Action, the Basel Institute on Governance, partner organisations and others involved in anti-corruption Collective Action. Journal articles are provided via PDF where available or with a link for further ordering information.
Based on the French experience from untilthis book stimulates areappraisal of lawyers' collective action in English-speaking countries as well as on the Continent. In a unique and lively combination of history and sociology, the book follows the evolution of French lawyers from the birth of the bar to the present day.
Collective Action. Public choice, an important subdiscipline in the field of political theory, seeks to understand how people and societies make decisions affecting their collective lives.
Relying heavily on theoretical models of decision making, public choice postulates that people act in their individual interests in making collective decisions/5(2).
A very short book that lays out, well, the logic of collective action very effectively. The counterintuitive fact that the smaller lobby groups tend to dominate the wider public is mechanically explained, and once you turn your mind to it, a lot of what goes on in politics /5(26).
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Collective Action and the Civil Rights Movement is a theoretical study of the dynamics of public-spirited collective action as well as a substantial study of the American civil rights movement and the local and national politics that surrounded n: 18 Jun, Book Description.
Collective Action explores the issues related to information and communication technologies (ICTs) in detail, providing a balanced insight into how ICTs leverage and interact with collective action, which will have an impact on the current discourse. Recent events in different authoritarian regimes, such as Iran and Egypt, have drawn global attention to a developing.
The Logic of Collective Action: Public Goods and the Theory of Groups. Collective Action explores the issues related to information and communication technologies (ICTs) in detail, providing a balanced insight into how ICTs leverage and interact with collective action, which.
Collective Action and the Civil Rights Movement is a theoretical study of the dynamics of public-spirited collective action as well as a substantial study of the American civil rights ng may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability.
pages. /5(13). The collective action theory was first published by Mancur Olson in He argues that any group of individuals attempting to provide a public good has troubles to do so efficiently. He argues that any group of individuals attempting to provide a public good has troubles to do so efficiently.
The article reviews the book "The Logic of Collective Action: Public Goods and the Theory of Groups," by Mancur Olson. The Logic of Collective Action (Book). Golembiewski, Robert T.
// American Sociological Review;Feb66, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p Reviews the book "The Logic of Collective Action," by Mancur Olson. In his classic work, The Logic of Collective Action, economist Mancur Olson discussed the conditions under which collective actions problems would exist, and he noted that they were prevalent among organized interests.
People tend not to act when the perceived benefit is insufficient to justify the costs associated with engaging in the action. Collective action is any form of organized social or political act carried about by a group of people in order to address their needs. Collective action is a subject of interest to people working.Book Description.
Collective Action is now recognized as central to addressing the water governance challenge of delivering sustainable development and global environmental benefits. This book examines concepts and practices of collective action that have emerged in recent decades globally.Collective action problems arise when people are selfish and thus fail to achieve successful collective actions.
A collective action problem is a scenario in which there is conflict between the individual interest and the group interest. In the scenario, each individual in .