Many of the readings are from the required course text: Theories of Social Order: A Reader, Second Edition. Edited by Michael Hechter and Christine Horne

  1. Collins, "The Irrational Foundations of Rationality" (R999) DL
  2. H&H: "The Problem of Social Order" and "What is Theory?" pp 1-11
  3. H&H "What is Theory?" pp. 7-11
  4. Hedstrom, Peter. 2005. "Dissecting the Social" (R001)
  5. H&H "Motives and Mechanisms" pp. 17-22
  6. Weber, Max. 1921. "Types of Social Action," from Economy and Society. (R002)
  7. Fehr, Ernst and Herbert Gintis. 2007. "Human Motivation and Social Cooperation" (R003)
  8. Kanazawa, Satoshi. 2001. "De Gustibus Est Disputandum" (R004)
  9. Hechter & Horne: "Solutions to the Problem of Order: Individuals" pp 41-45
  10. Marx, Karl. 1845-6. "The Production of Consciousness,” from The German Ideology. (R005)
  11. Emile Durkhelm. 1912. "The Origin of Beliefs," from The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life (R006)
  12. Fleck, Ludwick. 1935. "Genesis and Development of a Scientific Fact," from Genesis and Development of a Scientific Fact. (R007)
  13. Mead, George Herber. 1934. "Play, the Game, and the Generalized Other," from Mind, Self, and Society. (R008)
  14. Cohen, Dov and Joe Vandello. 19989. "Meanings of Violence." (R009)
  15. Hobbes, Thomas. 1651. "Leviathan." (R010)
  16. Engels, Friedrich. 1884. "The Origin of the State." (R011)
  17. Weber, Max. 1921-2. "The Types of Legitimate Domination." (R012)
  18. Willis, Paul. 1981. "Learning to Labor." (R013)
  19. Hayek, Friedrich A. 1976. "Cosmos and Taxis." (R014)
  20. Schelling, Thomas C. 1978. "Micromotives and Macrobehavior." (R015)
  21. Smith, Adam . 1776. "The Division of Labor." (R016)
  22. Axelrod, Robert. 1984. "The Evolution of Cooperation." (R017)
  23. Axelrod, Robert. 1984. "The Live-and-Let-Live System in Trench Warfare in World War I." (R018)
  24. Zimmer, Carl. 2007. "From Ants to People, and Instinct to Swarm." (R019)
  25. Goffman, Erving. 1977. "The Arrangement between the Sexes." (R020)
  26. Freud, Sigmund. 1930. "Civilization and Its Discontents." (R021)
  27. Durkheim, Emile. 1897. "Egoistic Suicide." (R022)
  28. Durkheim, Emile. 1897. "Anomic Suicide." (R023)
  29. De Tocqueville, Alexis. 1848. "Individualism and Free Institutions." (R024)
  30. Hechter, Michael H. 1987. "Principles Of Group Solidarity." (R025)
  31. Coleman, James S. 1990. "The Emergence of Norms." (R026)
  32. Horne, Christine. 2001,4. "Group Cohesion and Metanorms." (R027)
  33. Centola, Damon, Robb Willer, and Michael Macy. 2005. "The Emperor's Dilemma." (R028)
  34. Hechter, Michael, Debra Friedman, and Satoshi Kanazawa. 1992. "The Attainment of Social Order in Heterogeneous Societies." (R029)
  35. Gellner, Ernest. 1987. "Trust, Cohesion, and the Social Order." (R030)
  36. Gluckman, Max. 1955. "The Peace in the Feud." (R031)
  37. Simmel, Georg. 1922. "The Web of Group-Affiliations." (R032)
  38. Granovetter, Mark S. 1973. "The Strength of Weak Ties." (R033)
  39. Varshney, Ashutosh. 2001. "Ethnic Conflict and Civil Society: India and Beyond." (R034)