WorldCat Identities

Hardin, Russell 1940-

Works: 65 works in 309 publications in 5 languages and 12,753 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Case studies  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: BF575.T7, 302
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Russell Hardin
One for all : the logic of group conflict by Russell Hardin( Book )

28 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a book that challenges the most widely held ideas of why individuals engage in collective conflict, Russell Hardin offers a timely, crucial explanation of group action in its most destructive forms. Contrary to those observers who attribute group violence to irrationality, primordial instinct, or complex psychology, Hardin uncovers a systematic exploitation of self-interest in the underpinnings of group identification and collective violence. Using examples from Mafia vendettas to ethnic violence in places such as Bosnia and Rwanda, he describes the social and economic circumstances that set this violence into motion. Hardin explains why hatred alone does not necessarily start wars but how leaders cultivate it to mobilize their people
Morality within the limits of reason by Russell Hardin( Book )

12 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collective action by Russell Hardin( Book )

24 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liberalism, constitutionalism, and democracy by Russell Hardin( Book )

29 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text argues that liberalism, constitutionalism, and democracy is a co-ordination theory. It examines and interprets the US constitution as motivated centrally by the concern with commerce, and addresses the nature of the problems
Trust and trustworthiness by Russell Hardin( Book )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Trust and Trustworthiness represents the culmination of important new research into the roles of trust in our society; it offers a challenging new voice in the current discourse about the origins of cooperative behavior and its consequences for social and civic life."--Jacket
Rational man and irrational society? : an introduction and sourcebook( Book )

12 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cooperation without trust? by Karen S Cook( Book )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cooperation Without Trust? employs a wide range of examples illustrating how parties use mechanisms other than trust to secure cooperation. Lack of trust motivates people to reduce risks and establish institutions that promote cooperation. Cooperation Without Trust? suggests that trust may be a complement to governing institutions, not a substitute for them."--Jacket
Nuclear deterrence : ethics and strategy( Book )

8 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Political order by Ian Shapiro( Book )

11 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is required to create and sustain a political order is debated as intensively today as it has ever been. Constitutions are being written and rewritten in many parts of the world, a great many possibilities are being explored, and much that matters deeply to millions of people hangs on the results. In the eighteen chapters, all previously unpublished, that make up the present volume, major scholars address some of the most pressing questions about political order. Under what conditions do we get political order rather than political chaos? How is political order sustained once it has been created? Do constitutions and electoral systems matter, and if so how much? Is there one best type of political order, or, if not, what is the range of viable possibilities and how should they be evaluated?
How do you know? : the economics of ordinary knowledge by Russell Hardin( Book )

18 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hardin presents an essentially economic account of what an individual can come to know and then applies this account to many areas of ordinary life: political participation, religious beliefs, popular knowledge of science, liberalism, culture, extremism, moral beliefs, and institutional knowledge
Distrust by Russell Hardin( Book )

10 editions published in 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Hume : moral and political theorist by Russell Hardin( Book )

27 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By placing Hume in the developing tradition of social science, as a strong forerunner of his younger friend Adam Smith, Hardin shows Hume's strong strategic sense, his powerful theory of convention as a main source of social and political order, and his recognition of moral and political theory as a single enterprise
Indeterminacy and society by Russell Hardin( Book )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the course of the book, Hardin outlines the various ways in which theorists from Hobbes to Rawls have gone wrong in denying or ignoring indeterminacy, and suggests how social theories would be enhanced - and how certain problems could be resolved effectively or successfully - if they assumed from the beginning that indeterminacy was the normal state of affairs, not the exception. Representing a bold challenge to widely held theoretical assumptions and habits of thought, Indeterminacy and Society will be debated across a range of fields including politics, law, philosophy, economics, and business management."--Jacket
Trust by Russell Hardin( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Polish and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text deals with the myths surrounding the concept of trust in society and politics. It examines the literature on trust to analyse public concerns about declining levels of trust, both in our fellow citizens and in our governments and their officials. It also explores the various manifestations of trust and distrust in public life
Whom can we trust? : how groups, networks, and institutions make trust possible( Book )

8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toleration on trial by Ingrid Creppell( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toleration on Trial offers the only multidisciplinary study available on the issue of toleration, in the context of deep and difficult conflicts over ideological, cultural, and identity issues in today's mobilized political environment. The importance of individual attitudes and institutional/cultural arrangements is explored as a central axis in the meaning of toleration as a principle and practically in relation to demands for toleration of religious expression, gay rights, and the Islamic sources of toleration
Dmitri Esterhaats : a novel by Russell Hardin( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dmitri Esterhaats begins as a pianist's coming-of-age story, then progresses through increasingly sophisticated musical and emotional landscapes. Each chapter introduces the challenge of mastering new music from Bach to Bartok. The author's intimate knowledge of the cultural and anecdotal history of each piece is put to good use as Dmitri Esterhaats is inspired to conquer each style and form, each new work
What we go by by Russell Hardin( Book )

2 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Street-level epistemology and democratic participation by Russell Hardin( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Democracy in divided societies : electoral engineering for conflict management by Ben Reilly( )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text examines the potential of electoral engineering as a mechanism of conflict management in divided societies. It focuses on the little-known experience of a number of divided societies which have used vote-pooling electoral systems
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.41 (from 0.07 for How do you ... to 0.84 for Street-lev ...)

One for all : the logic of group conflict
Alternative Names
Hardin, Russell

English (253)

Spanish (3)

Chinese (1)

Polish (1)

Korean (1)

Morality within the limits of reasonCollective actionLiberalism, constitutionalism, and democracyTrust and trustworthinessCooperation without trust?Nuclear deterrence : ethics and strategyPolitical orderHow do you know? : the economics of ordinary knowledge