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Title Social institutions : their emergence, maintenance, and effects / edited by Michael Hechter, Karl-Dieter Opp, and Reinhard Wippler
Published New York : A. Gruyter, [1990]
©1990

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Description vi, 342 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Sociology and economics
Sociology and economics.
Contents The emergence of cooperative social institutions / Michael Hechter -- The emergence of norms / James S. Coleman -- The costs of organizing social cooperation / Hartmut Kliemt -- Individual interests and moral institutions : an endogenous approach to the modification of preferences / Werner Raub and Thomas Voss -- The attenuation of customs / Karl-Dieter Opp -- The Kula : social order, barter and ceremonial exchange / Rolf Ziegler -- A comparative institutional analysis in the arts : the theater / Bruno S. Frey and Werner Pommerehne -- Cultural resources and participation in high culture / Reinhard Wippler -- The welfare state and unemployment : a theoretical analysis / Henk de Vos -- Patronage : an institution in its own right / H. D. Flap -- The political geography of fascist party membership in Germany and Italy / William Brustein -- Incentives, governance and development in Chinese collective agriculture / Anthony Oberschall -- Toward a theory of union emergence and demise / Debra Friedman -- Intrafamilial markets for education in Japan / Mary C. Brinton
Notes Based on papers from a meeting held in Bad Homburg, West Germany in Jan. 1988 under the sponsorship of the Werner Reimers Foundation, the American Sociological Association, and the National Science Foundation (U.S.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Rational expectations (Economic theory) -- Congresses.
Social choice -- Congresses.
Social institutions -- Congresses.
Rational expectations (Economic theory) -- Congresses.
Social choice -- Congresses.
Social institutions -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Hechter, Michael.
Opp, Karl-Dieter.
Wippler, Reinhard.
American Sociological Association.
National Science Foundation (U.S.)
Werner-Reimers-Stiftung.
LC no. 89017836
ISBN 0202304094