The Critical Mass in Collective Action

Written By Gerald Marwell
The Critical Mass in Collective Action
  • Publsiher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 26 March 1993
  • ISBN : 0521308399
  • Pages : 206 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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The Critical Mass in Collective Action

The Critical Mass in Collective Action
  • Author : Gerald Marwell,Pamela Oliver
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1993-03-26
  • Total pages : 206
  • ISBN : 0521308399
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Summary : The problem of collective action is that each group member wants other members to make necessary sacrifices while he or she 'free rides', reaping the benefits of collective action without doing the work. Therefore, no one does the work and the common interest is not realized. This book analyses the ...

Collective Action in East Asia

Collective Action in East Asia
  • Author : Gregory W. Noble
  • Publisher : Cornell University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-09-05
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 0521308399
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Summary : As one Asian economic crisis follows another, sending shock waves through the global market, questions about the making and conduct of industrial policy in the East take on a special urgency. Observers are sharply divided as to whether the ubiquitous attempts at cooperation among competing firms in Asia have been ...

Collective Actions in Europe

Collective Actions in Europe
  • Author : Csongor István Nagy
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-08-19
  • Total pages : 122
  • ISBN : 0521308399
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Summary : This open access book offers an analytical presentation of how Europe has created its own version of collective actions. In the last three decades, Europe has seen a remarkable proliferation of collective action legislation, making class actions the most successful export product of the American legal scholarship. While its spread ...

Insurgent Collective Action and Civil War in El Salvador

Insurgent Collective Action and Civil War in El Salvador
  • Author : Elisabeth Jean Wood,Professor Elisabeth Jean Wood,Wood Elisabeth Jean
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2003-08-04
  • Total pages : 308
  • ISBN : 0521308399
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Collective Action

Collective Action
  • Author : Russell Hardin
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-12-03
  • Total pages : 268
  • ISBN : 0521308399
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Summary : 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. As it happens, however, ...

Collective Action

Collective Action
  • Author : Professor Department of Politics Russell Hardin,Russell Hardin
  • Publisher : Resources for the Future
  • Release Date : 1982
  • Total pages : 248
  • ISBN : 0521308399
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Summary : First Published in 1982. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Conflict and Collective Action

Conflict and Collective Action
  • Author : Ranjit Dwivedi
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2020-11-30
  • Total pages : 442
  • ISBN : 0521308399
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Summary : For over two decades, large infrastructure development projects have been the subject of major controversies the world over. This book is a comprehensive account of the well-known Sardar Sarovar Project in India and the world-wide campaign against it led by the Narmada Bachao Andolan. The book attempts to understand the ...

Environment Inequality and Collective Action

Environment  Inequality and Collective Action
  • Author : Marcello Basili,Maurizio Franzini,Alessandro Vercelli
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2005-12-21
  • Total pages : 264
  • ISBN : 0521308399
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Summary : Efficiency is the hallmark of environmental economics, and though economists are concerned with the environment, primarily because it challenges the efficiency of competitive markets, until now, limited attention has been paid to distributional issues. This excellent collection of essays identifies and addresses key issues surrounding the inequality-environment relationship such as: * ...

Capitalist Collective Action

Capitalist Collective Action
  • Author : John R. Bowman
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1989-11
  • Total pages : 253
  • ISBN : 0521308399
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Summary : This unique volume presents a theory of capitalist collective action and a case study of the pre-World War II American coal industry to which the theory is applied. The author examines the irony of capitalist firms that do not want to compete with each other, but often cannot avoid doing ...

Introduction to Collective Behavior and Collective Action

Introduction to Collective Behavior and Collective Action
  • Author : David L. Miller
  • Publisher : Waveland Press
  • Release Date : 2013-08-06
  • Total pages : 592
  • ISBN : 0521308399
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Summary : David Millers expanded third edition makes it the definitive source on collective behavior and collective action. Up-to-date and meticulously researched, this popular volume continues to provide a systematic overview of theory and research. Each topic is meaningfully linked to the appropriate theories of collective behavior (mass hysteria, emergent-norm, and value-added ...

Employment Class and Collective Actions

Employment Class and Collective Actions
  • Author : David Sherwyn,Samuel Estreicher
  • Publisher : Kluwer Law International B.V.
  • Release Date : 2009-01-01
  • Total pages : 1149
  • ISBN : 0521308399
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Summary : Long regarded as a powerful means to seek individual damages against a corporate defendant, class actions have become a staple of the U.S. litigation system. In recent years, however, several highly significant Supreme Court decisions have weakened the commonality claims of defendants, particularly in workplace discrimination actions. In light ...

Theories of Collective Action

Theories of Collective Action
  • Author : D. Reisman
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 1990-01-21
  • Total pages : 348
  • ISBN : 0521308399
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Summary : Individuals make decisions but they do not do so in a social vacuum. The goods they buy are frequently status-symbols in a zero-sum game which some will win and some must lose. Their consumption of commodities is subject to the constraint that what one can do, all cannot. The pressure ...

Collective Actions

Collective Actions
  • Author : Stefan Wrbka,Steven Van Uytsel,Mathias Siems
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2012-04-30
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0521308399
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Summary : This volume of essays draws together research on different types of collective actions: group actions, representative actions, test case procedures, derivative actions and class actions. The main focus is on how these actions can enhance access to justice and on how to balance the interests of private actors in protecting ...

Values Deliberation and Collective Action

Values Deliberation and Collective Action
  • Author : Beniamino Cislaghi,Diane Gillespie,Gerry Mackie
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-10-13
  • Total pages : 211
  • ISBN : 0521308399
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Summary : This book describes how a program of values deliberations–-sustained group reflections on local values, aspirations, beliefs and experiences, blending with discussions of how to understand and to realize human rights--led to individual and collective empowerment in communities in rural Senegal. The study explains what happens during the deliberations and ...

Collective Action Clauses and the Restructuring of Sovereign Debt

Collective Action Clauses and the Restructuring of Sovereign Debt
  • Author : Patrick S. Kenadjian,Klaus-Albert Bauer,Andreas Cahn
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Release Date : 2013-08-01
  • Total pages : 278
  • ISBN : 0521308399
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Summary : The volume contains articles based on presentations given at a conference hosted by the Institute for Law and Finance of Goethe University on October 27, 2011. Collective action clauses are an example of the typical dichotomy of financial regulation: While the problems are economic in nature, the solutions need to be implemented ...