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The book was recommended to me as one that was accessible for someone who is not an academic, however, I found the book to be highly technical and not at all for the lay person. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Valuable Book
Social interactions are framed with rigor. Many social variables are introduced and examined. Researchers in sociology and behavioral science at any levels should have.Published 23 months ago by W. Sapparojpattana
This book gives Elsters view on social behavior; much of it from an economics perspective that sees rational action as the basic driver of behavior. Read morePublished on October 20, 2013 by Science Reader
This book provides an impressive and comprehensive explanation of social behavior. Though a bit pedantic at times, maybe that is required for the sake of integrity.Published on June 29, 2013 by Kim C. Korn
If Elster was debating the status of sociology to be a science against a well-read physical scientist, sociology would lose hands down. Read morePublished on March 11, 2013 by Dr Garry
I somewhat tend to agree with Nargis Jumanova who gave three-star to this book.
Surely, this is a valuable book, that is why i have rated four-star. Read more
Explaining Social Behavior: More Nuts and Bolts for the Social Sciences
This book should be a must read for students of the social sciences. Read more
Jon Elster says, "Choice remains the core concept in the social sciences." In this book he proceeds to describe the complexity behind our many choices. Read morePublished on May 29, 2012 by Dan Wallace