Cooperation in Modern Society: Promoting the Welfare of Communities, States and Organizations

Cooperation in Modern Society: Promoting the Welfare of Communities, States and Organizations

by Anders Biel
     
 

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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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781135124311
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/06/2012
Series:
Routledge Research International Series in Social Psychology
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
264
File size:
1 MB

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