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Author Elsenbroich, Corinna.
Title Modelling norms [electronic resource] / Corinna Elsenbroich, Nigel Gilbert.
Publication Info. Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, c2014.
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Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed July 15, 2013).
Contents Acknowledgements; Contents; Chapter 1: Introduction; 1.1 Social Norms; 1.2 How to Study Social Norms; 1.3 Theoretical Social Science; 1.3.1 Thought Experiments; 1.3.2 Thought Experiments in the Social Sciences; Hume's Specie-Flow Mechanism; Hardin's Tragedy of the Commons; 1.3.3 Thought Experiments and Agent-Based Modelling; 1.4 Summary; References; Chapter 2: Theorising Norms; 2.1 Sociological Theories of Social Norms; 2.1.1 Positivism and Social Facts; 2.1.2 Anti-positivism and Verstehen; 2.1.3 Functionalism and Structure; 2.1.4 Individualism and Rational Choice
2.1.5 Social Interactions as Games2.2 Psychological Theories of Social Norms; 2.2.1 Developmental Psychology and Internalisation; 2.2.2 Cognitive Developmental Psychology; 2.2.3 Social Developmental Psychology; 2.2.4 Social Psychology and Social Norms; 2.3 Formalisations of Social Influence; 2.3.1 The Theory of Reasoned Action; 2.3.2 Social Impact Theory; 2.3.3 Social Network Analysis; 2.4 Conclusion; References; Chapter 3: Theorising Crime; 3.1 Individual Based Theories of Crime; 3.2 Deterrence Theories; 3.3 Environmental Crime; 3.3.1 Routine Activity Theory; 3.3.2 Environmental Criminology
3.3.3 Situational Crime Prevention3.3.4 Broken Windows and Zero Tolerance; 3.4 Sociological Theories of Crime; 3.4.1 Differential Association Theory; 3.4.2 Social Bond Theory; 3.5 Models of Crime; 3.5.1 Criminal Hotspots; 3.5.2 Poverty Ain't No Crime; 3.6 Conclusion; References; Chapter 4: Agent-Based Modelling; 4.1 What Is Agent-Based Modelling?; 4.1.1 Two Examples of Agent-Based Models; 4.1.2 Agent Architectures; 4.1.3 Verification and Validation; 4.2 Agent-Based Models of Normative Behaviour; 4.2.1 Emergence of Norms; 4.2.2 Norm Adoption and Diffusion; 4.2.3 Autonomous Agents Collaborating
4.3 Explanation, Application and Prediction4.4 Conclusion; References; Chapter 5: The Environment and Social Norms; 5.1 Social Norms Situated in Space and Time; 5.1.1 Sugarscape and the Emergence of Norms; 5.1.2 Function of Norms for Society; 5.2 An Agent-Based Model of Routine Activity Theory; 5.3 Achievements and Shortcomings; References; Chapter 6: Punishment and Social Norms; 6.1 Rational Choice and Game Theory Simulations; 6.1.1 The Evolution of Cooperation; 6.1.2 An Evolutionary Approach to Norms; 6.2 Deterrence Simulations; 6.2.1 Criminal Deterrence
6.2.2 Distributed Norm Enforcement via Ostracism6.3 Achievements and Shortcomings; References; Chapter 7: Imitation and Social Norms; 7.1 Norm Diffusion and Imitation; 7.2 Adoption and Diffusion; 7.2.1 Diffusion and Non-Thinking; 7.2.2 Standing Ovations; 7.3 Imitation and Memetics; 7.3.1 Possession Memes; 7.3.2 The Emergence of Culture; 7.3.3 Memetic Isolation; 7.4 Achievements and Shortcomings; References; Chapter 8: Socially Situated Social Norms; 8.1 Norms in a Social Setting; 8.2 Social Influence; 8.2.1 Sakoda's Model of Social Interaction; 8.2.2 Opinion Dynamics
Subject Social norms -- Simulation methods.
Social sciences.
Computer simulation.
Social sciences -- Data processing.
Social sciences -- Methodology.
Methodology of the Social Sciences.
Simulation and Modeling.
Computer Appl. in Social and Behavioral Sciences.
Added Author Gilbert, G. Nigel.
Ebooks Corporation
ISBN 9789400770522 (electronic bk.)
9400770529 (electronic bk.)
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