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System Justification and the Disruption of Environmental Goal-Setting: A Self-Regulatory Perspective

Irina Feygina, Rachel E. Goldsmith, and John T. Jost

in Self Control in Society, Mind, and Brain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195391381
eISBN:
9780199776894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391381.003.0026
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Social Psychology

Global warming and environmental destruction pose formidable social dilemmas. Although the contribution of each person to the problem through consumption, utilization, and waste is nearly invisible, ... More


Case Study: Overcoming Professional Basketball's Commons Dilemma: THE PHIL JACKSON STORY

ROBERT V. DODGE

in Schelling's Game Theory: How to Make Decisions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199857203
eISBN:
9780199932597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199857203.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

Phil Jackson is the most successful coach in the history of the National Basketball Association, though he has little in common with the players. The son of two Assemblies of God ministers from the ... More


Opportunism

David C. Rose

in The Moral Foundation of Economic Behavior

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199781744
eISBN:
9780199919116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199781744.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter explains why opportunism is the fundamental obstacle to the development and operation of a market economy. It reviews arguments for why general prosperity is impossible without ... More


Group Size

David C. Rose

in The Moral Foundation of Economic Behavior

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199781744
eISBN:
9780199919116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199781744.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

In this chapter the benefits and costs of group size are discussed to lay the groundwork for establishing later how group size affects moral decision making. The gains from specialization are shown ... More


An Institutional Analysis of Development Cooperation

Elinor Ostrom, Clark Gibson, Sujai Shivakumar, and Krister Andersson

in Environment and Development Economics: Essays in Honour of Sir Partha Dasgupta

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199677856
eISBN:
9780191757266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677856.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter looks at underdevelopment as arising from multiple failures of collective action. Unless development aid addresses the reasons for these collective action problems, it will likely be ... More


The Cultural Commons

David C. Rose

in Why Culture Matters Most

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780199330720
eISBN:
9780190918712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199330720.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter begins with a review of a simple theory of cooperative behavior. Employing familiar arguments from Adam Smith, it explains why large-scale cooperation is the key to producing general ... More


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