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Contemporary Psychological Research on Social Dilemmas

Contemporary Psychological Research on Social Dilemmas

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Paul A. M. Van Lange, Marcel Van Assen, Chris Snijders, Craig D. Parks, Winton Tung Au, Jessica Y. Y. Kwong, Toshiaki Doi, Peter de Heus, David M. Messick, Andreas Flache, Marcello Gallucci, Jaap W. Ouwerkerk, Ilan Fischer, Ramzi Suleiman, Gary Bornstein, Arthur Schram, Joep Sonnemans, Toko Kiyonari, Toshio Yamagishi, Sherry K. Schneider, Margaret Foddy, Lenka Bilik, Eric Van Dijk, Arjaan Wit, Henk Wilke, David V. Budescu, Robyn M. Dawes, Thomas R. Boone, Michael W. Macy, Mathias Gustafsson, Daniel Eek, Tomy Gärling, Arieneke Groenenboom
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  • Date Published: June 2004
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521808927

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  • This book provides an overview of the state of social psychological research on social dilemmas, or situations in which the interests of the collective and its individual members clash. A wide variety of methodological and theoretical approaches are organized around four core issues: individual differences in preferences for outcomes promoting individual or collective well being; dynamic processes in large-scale dilemmas; special problems emerging in inter-group conflicts; and the effect of uncertainty on behavior in social dilemmas.

    • A close look at a social dilemma as a situation in which the interests of the collective and its individual members clash
    • Provides an overview and summary of social psychological research on social dilemmas
    • The chapters illustrate the wide variety of methodological and theoretical approaches used in the field
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    • Date Published: June 2004
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521808927
    • length: 422 pages
    • dimensions: 235 x 160 x 25 mm
    • weight: 0.708kg
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Part I. Individual Differences in Social Dilemmas:
    1. From generosity to aggression: five interpersonal orientations relevant to social dilemmas Paul A. M. Van Lange
    2. Effects of risk preferences in social dilemmas: a game theoretical analysis and evidence from two experiments Marcel Van Assen and Chris Snijders
    3. Risk preference as a predictor of cooperation in a social dilemma Craig D. Parks
    4. Measurements and effects of social value orientation in social dilemmas: a review Winton Tung Au and Jessica Y. Y. Kwong
    5. Are people in a collective society truly cooperative? The interaction of social orientation and the fate of matrix-society: a simulation study Toshiaki Doi
    Part II. Dynamical Aspects of Social Dilemmas:
    6. The dynamics of trust and trustworthiness in large groups: a computer simulation Peter de Heus and David M. Messick
    7. Stylized solutions for environmental dilemmas in a cellular world Andreas Flache
    8. Freedom of movement: a strategic analysis of social dilemmas with the option to move Marcello Gallucci, Paul A. M. Van Lange and Jaap W. Ouwerkerk
    9. The emergence of tit for tat strategies Ilan Fischer and Ramzi Suleiman
    Part III. Social Dilemmas in Inter-group Conflicts:
    10. Cooperation in intergroup social dilemmas Gary Bornstein
    11. Do democracies breed chickens? Gary Bornstein, Arthur Schram and Joep Sonnemans
    12. Ingroup cooperation and the social exchange heuristic Toko Kiyonari and Toshio Yamagishi
    13. Leadership in intergroup social dilemmas: accountability, partnership and the public good Sherry K. Schneider, Margaret Foddy and Lenka Bilik
    Part IV. Uncertainty and Cooperation in Social Dilemmas:
    14. What we know (and do not know) about the effects of uncertainty on behavior in social dilemmas Eric Van Dijk, Arjaan Wit, Henk Wilke and David V. Budescu
    15. Explaining apparent altruism in terms of egoistic incentives: not so fast, please Robyn M. Dawes
    16. Dependence and cooperation in fuzzy dilemmas: the effects of environmental and endowment uncertainty Thomas R. Boone and Michael W. Macy
    17. Asymmetrical access to information in social dilemmas with resource uncertainty Mathias Gustafsson, Daniel Eek and Tomy Gärling
    18. The interplay between environmental and social uncertainty in social dilemmas Arjaan Wit, Eric Van Dijk, Henk Wilke and Arieneke Groenenboom.

  • Editors

    Ramzi Suleiman, University of Haifa, Israel

    David V. Budescu, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

    Ilan Fischer, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

    David M. Messick, Northwestern University, Illinois

    Contributors

    Paul A. M. Van Lange, Marcel Van Assen, Chris Snijders, Craig D. Parks, Winton Tung Au, Jessica Y. Y. Kwong, Toshiaki Doi, Peter de Heus, David M. Messick, Andreas Flache, Marcello Gallucci, Jaap W. Ouwerkerk, Ilan Fischer, Ramzi Suleiman, Gary Bornstein, Arthur Schram, Joep Sonnemans, Toko Kiyonari, Toshio Yamagishi, Sherry K. Schneider, Margaret Foddy, Lenka Bilik, Eric Van Dijk, Arjaan Wit, Henk Wilke, David V. Budescu, Robyn M. Dawes, Thomas R. Boone, Michael W. Macy, Mathias Gustafsson, Daniel Eek, Tomy Gärling, Arieneke Groenenboom

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