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Individual Choice and Social Order

Peter Taylor‐Gooby

in Reframing Social Citizenship

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546701
eISBN:
9780191720420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546701.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This chapter relates the social science traditions discussed in Chapter 4 to the assumptions of social citizenship identified in Chapter 1. It reviews evidence from the study of games, evolutionary ... More


There’s more to the economics of consumption than (almost) unconstrained utility maximisation

G. M. Peter Swann

in Innovation By Demand: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Study of Demand and its Role in Innovation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062674
eISBN:
9781781700273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062674.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the way in which economists have understood demand. It argues that mainstream, neoclassical or ‘standard’ economists focus on demand as a process in which selections are made ... More


Preferences and novelty: a multidisciplinary perspective

Wilhelm Ruprecht

in Innovation By Demand: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Study of Demand and its Role in Innovation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062674
eISBN:
9781781700273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062674.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines how consumption fits into ‘evolutionary’ models of economic development. When only the supply side of growth is looked at in the presence of market satiation, both product and ... More


Social routines and the consumption of food

Mark Tomlinson and Andrew McMeekin

in Innovation By Demand: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Study of Demand and its Role in Innovation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062674
eISBN:
9781781700273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062674.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The existence of consumption routines is particularly significant for those interested in the diffusion of innovative consumer products. The implication is that existing routines need to be modified ... More


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