Notes on Agenda building - Agenda building Provision of program alternatives Program monitoring Free rider problem A recruiting difficulty that groups

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Agenda building Provision of program alternatives Program monitoring Free rider problem A recruiting difficulty that groups face because potential members can gain the benefits of the group’s actions whether or not they join Collective good: a good or service that, by its very nature, cannot be denied to anyone who wants to consume it E.g., public safety, clean air, national defense Overcoming the free rider problem Selective incentives: benefits available only to group members as inducements to get them to join
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Unformatted text preview: Material benefit: selective incentive in the form of a tangible reward Solidarity benefit: selective incentive related to the interaction and bonding among group members Overcoming the free rider problem, cont’d. Selective incentives, cont’d. Expressive benefit: selective incentive that derives from the opportunity to express values and beliefs and to be committed to a greater cause Interest groups use a mix of incentives to encourage group membership...
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  • Spring '13
  • Gyani
  • Sociology, Public Good, Algebraic structure, Free rider problem, selective incentives, selective incentive

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