Private Truths, Public Lies

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Harvard University Press, 1995 - Business & Economics - 423 pages
Drawing on diverse intellectual traditions, including those rooted in economics, psychology, sociology, and political science, Kuran provides a unified theory of how preference falsification shapes collective decisions, orients structural change, sustains social stability, distorts human knowledge, and conceals political possibilities.

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Contents

Collective Conservatism
105
The Obstinacy of Communism
118
The Ominous Perseverance of the Caste System
128
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