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2010-02-25 (12) - Todays Overview Review Matrices The...

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Unformatted text preview: Todays Overview Review Matrices The Medici Importance Centrality Measures September 26, 1433 Padgett & Ansell (1993: 1279): Albizzipassed the word to his supporters to assemble their troopsonly a portionappeared Each supporter looked around a stochastic threshold equilibrium ensued repeated effortsto assemble more troops were offset by other supporters changing their mind and drifting away. Which Leader Would you Expect to be More Likely Successful in Establishing a Dynasty? Robust Action For in nasty strategy games, like Florence or like chess, positional play is the manuevering of opponents into the forced clarification of their (but not your) tactical lines of action (Padgett & Ansell 1993:1264). To act credibly in a multivocal fashion, ones attributed interests must themselves be multivocal (Padgett & Ansell 1993:1307). Robust action by the Medici was credible precisely because of the contradictory character of their base of support (Padgett & Ansell 1993:1307). Padget and Ansell: Robust Action and the Rise of the Medici Political Groups in the attribute sense do not seem to exist, so P&A turn to the pattern of network relations among families....
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