Cooperation in modern society: promoting the welfare of communities, states and organisations
Biel, Anders, Snyder, Mark, Tyler, Tom R. and Van Vugt, Mark (2000) Cooperation in modern society: promoting the welfare of communities, states and organisations, London, UK, Routledge, 264pp. (Routledge Research International Series in Social Psychology).
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Why do so many people volunteer to help others in need in society today? What makes people give up the convenience of driving their car to benefit a better environment? And why are citizens, in general, quite prepared to pay taxes to ensure adequate health care, and support for the elderly and unemployed? These are examples of a more fundamental question addressed in this book: why do people cooperate for the welfare of their community, state, or organization?
Cooperation in Modern Society is a unique collection of contributions from internationally reputed scholars across the social sciences.
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Psychology
|Date Deposited:||19 Jul 2006|
|Last Modified:||02 Mar 2012 11:28|
|Contributors:||Biel, Anders (Author)
Snyder, Mark (Author)
Tyler, Tom R. (Author)
Van Vugt, Mark (Author)
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