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Elke Weber
2016
Climate change, biodiversity loss, antibiotic resistance, and other global challenges pose major collective action problems: A group benefits from a certain action, but no individual has sufficient incentive to act alone. Formal institutions, e.g., laws ...
Alin Coman
2016
Alin Coman July, 2016 Culture Psychology Science Social and Behavioral Psychology mnemonic reinforcement effect socially-shared retrieval-induced forgetting social networks collective memories emergent phenomena Download File ...
Paul DiMaggio
2016
This paper proposes a systematic approach to the study of immigration and art by considering relevant theoretical concepts. We focus on the role of institutions and economic change as forces shaping the expressive alternatives of immigrants and their ...
Marc Fleurbaey
Elke Weber
2016
Marc Fleurbaey and colleagues explain why and how 300 scholars in the social sciences and humanities are collaborating to synthesize knowledge for policymakers. Marc Fleurbaey Elke Weber June, 2016 With Bouin, O., Djelic, M.L., Fleurbaey, M., Kanbur, R., ...
Miguel Centeno
2016
War is a paradox. On the one hand, it destroys bodies and destroys communities. On the other hand, it is responsible for some of the strongest human bonds and has been the genesis of many of our most fundamental institutions.   War and Society addresses ...
2015
Sander van der Linden November, 2015 Science Communication Culture Education Environment Media Politics Psychology Science Science and Technology Social and Behavioral Psychology Download File External Link ...
Susan Fiske
2015
Prevailing beliefs suggest that Eastern cultures hold older adults in higher esteem than Western cultures do, due to stronger collectivist traditions of filial piety. However, in modern, industrialized societies, the strain presented by dramatic rises in ...
2015
July, 2015 Culture History Psychology Social and Behavioral Psychology Download File ...
Roland Benabou
2015
In earlier work we identified a robust negative association between religiosity and patents per capita, holding across countries as well as US states. In this paper we relate 11 indicators of individual openness to innovation (e.g., attitudes toward ...
2015
April, 2015 Culture Psychology Social and Behavioral Psychology Download File ...
Roland Benabou
2015
We analyze the joint dynamics of religious beliefs, scientific progress and coalitional politics along both religious and economic lines. History offers many examples of the recurring tensions between science and organized religion, but as part of the ...
Paul DiMaggio
2013
Topic modeling provides a valuable method for identifying the linguistic contexts that surround social institutions or policy domains. This article uses Latent Dirichlet Allocation (LDA) to analyze how one such policy domain, government assistance to ...
Miguel Centeno
2013
Brubaker neatly lays out the ways in which the concepts are theoretically related; what remains to be addressed, however, is how language, religion, ethnicity, and nation are intertwined in the context of everyday life. Specifically, the lecture raises ...