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The Cement of Society: A Survey of Social Order (Studies in Rationality and Social Change) by Jon Elster
Coercive Power in Social Exchange (Studies in Rationality and Social Change) by Linda D. Molm
Constitutionalism and Democracy by Jon Elster
The Critical Mass in Collective Action (Studies in Rationality and Social Change) by Gerald Marwell
Democracy and the Market: Political and Economic Reforms in Eastern Europe and Latin America by Adam Przeworski
Explaining Technical Change: A Case Study in the Philosophy of Science (Studies in Rationality and Social Change) by Jon Elster
Foundations of Social Choice Theory by Jon Elster
Interpersonal Comparisons of Well-Being by Jon Elster
Minority Government and Majority Rule (Studies in Rationality and Social Change) by Kaare Strøm
The Multiple Self (Studies in Rationality and Social Change) by Jon Elster
Resistance and Rebellion: Lessons from Eastern Europe (Studies in Rationality and Social Change) by Roger D. Petersen
Social Mechanisms: An Analytical Approach to Social Theory by Peter Hedström
Stratification and Organization: Selected Papers (Studies in Rationality and Social Change) by Arthur L. Stinchcombe

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To create a series or add a work to it, go to a "work" page. The "Common Knowledge" section now includes a "Series" field. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it.

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Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification (eg., avoid lumping Jane Austen with her continuators).

Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.

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