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Author Ostrom, Elinor.

Title Understanding institutional diversity / Elinor Ostrom
Published Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 355 pages) : illustrations
Series Princeton paperbacks
Princeton paperbacks.
Contents Preliminaries; Contents; Understanding the Diversity of Structured Human Interactions; Zooming In and Linking Action Situations; Studying Action Situations in the Lab; Animating Institutional Analysis; A Grammar of Institutions, Sue Crawford and Elinor Ostrom; Why Classify Generic Rules?; Classifying Rules, Elinor Ostrom and Sue Crawford; Using Rules as Tools to Cope with the Commons; Robust Resource Governance in Polycentric Institutions; Notes; References; Index
Summary The analysis of how institutions are formed, how they operate and change, and how they influence behavior in society has become a major subject of inquiry in politics, sociology, and economics. A leader in applying game theory to the understanding of institutional analysis, Elinor Ostrom provides in this book a coherent method for undertaking the analysis of diverse economic, political, and social institutions. Understanding Institutional Diversity explains the Institutional Analysis and Development (IAD) framework, which enables a scholar to choose the most relevant level of interaction for a
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-349) and index
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Subject Diversity in the workplace.
Interpersonal relations.
Organizational behavior.
Social norms.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1400831733 (electronic bk.)
1400832071 (electronic bk.)
9781400831739 (electronic bk.)
9781400832071 (electronic bk.)
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