The Resource Altruism and Prosocial Behavior in Groups

Altruism and Prosocial Behavior in Groups

Label
Altruism and Prosocial Behavior in Groups
Title
Altruism and Prosocial Behavior in Groups
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this volume scholars from a variety of disciplines address a range of phenomena related to the general question of when people behave in an altruistic fashion. The specific topics addressed in this volume include (i) how empathy induced altruism can actually be a threat to the some larger collective good, (ii) the role of egoism in the production and maintenance of social order, (iii) the basis of cooperation in social dilemmas, (iv) an evolutionary account of sex differences in the propensity to cooperate, (v) a theoretical analysis of when individuals experience gratitude versus indebtedn
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
302.3
Index
no index present
LC call number
HM131
LC item number
.A314 vol. 26
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Advances in Group Processes, 26
Label
Altruism and Prosocial Behavior in Groups
Publication
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Altruism and Prosocial Behavior in Groups; Copyright page; Contents; List of contributors; Preface; Chapter 1. Empathy-induced altruism: A threat to the collective good; Chapter 2. The problem of social order: Egoism or autonomy?; Chapter 3. Common fate, crisis, and cooperation in social dilemmas; Chapter 4. Sex differences in cooperation and prosocial behavior; Chapter 5. Differentiating between grateful and indebted reactions to receiving help; Chapter 6. A status theory of collective action
  • Chapter 7. Prosocial behavior across cultures: The effects of institutional versus generalized trustChapter 8. Metanorm expectations: Determining what to sanction
Control code
ocn609843506
Extent
1 online resource (236 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781848555372
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b35055868
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)609843506
  • emerald1848555377

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