Private Truths, Public Lies The Social Consequences of Preference Falsification
Edition: 1995 (Reprint)
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Description: Preference falsification, according to Timur Kuran, is the act of misrepresenting one's wants under perceived social pressures.
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Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 9/30/1997
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Timur Kuran is professor of economics and political science and the Gorter Family Professor of Islamic Studies at Duke University. He is the author of "Islam and Mammon: The Economic Predicaments of Islamism" (Princeton).
|Living a Lie|
|The Significance of Preference Falsification|
|Private and Public Preferences|
|Private Opinion, Public Opinion|
|The Dynamics of Public Opinion|
|Institutional Sources of Preference Falsification|
|The Obstinacy of Communism|
|The Ominous Perseverance of the Caste System|
|The Unwanted Spread of Affirmative Action|
|Public Discourse and Private Knowledge|
|The Unthinkable and the Unthought|
|The Caste Ethic of Submission|
|The Blind Spots of Communism|
|The Unfading Specter of White Racism|
|Unforeseen Political Revolutions|
|The Fall of Communism and Other Sudden Overturns|
|The Hidden Complexities of Social Evolution|
|From Slavery to Affirmative Action|
|Preference Falsification and Social Analysis|