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  1. Ho-Chyuan Chen & William S. Neilson (1999). Pure-Strategy Equilibria with Non-Expected Utility Players. Theory and Decision 46 (2):201-212.score: 870.0
    A pure-strategy equilibrium existence theorem is extended to include games with non-expected utility players. It is shown that to guarantee the existence of a Nash equilibrium in pure strategies, the linearity of preferences in the probabilities can be replaced by the weaker requirement of quasiconvexity in the probabilities.
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  2. William S. Neilson (2003). Probability Transformations in the Study of Behavior Toward Risk. Synthese 135 (2):171 - 192.score: 870.0
    Probability transformation functions were introduced into modelsof behavior toward risk to allow them to accommodate violations of the expected utility hypothesis.This paper examines the shape of the probability transformation function, its interpretation asoptimism or pessimism, and how the ranking of outcomes becomes important when probability transformationsare used. It also explores two behavioral implications: the overweighting of unlikely, extremeoutcomes, and intertia around certainty. Finally, the rationality of transforming the probabilitydistribution is discussed.
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  3. V. H. Dale, S. la JoyceMcNulty, R. P. Neilson, M. P. Ayres & M. D. Flannigan (forthcoming). PJ 26 Hanson, LC Irland, AE Lugo, CJ Peterson, D. Simberloff, FJ Swanson, BJ Stocks, 27 and BM Wotton, Forest Disturbances and Climate Change. [REVIEW] BioScience.score: 280.0
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  4. S. Mezzadra & B. Neilson (2012). Between Inclusion and Exclusion: On the Topology of Global Space and Borders. Theory, Culture and Society 29 (4-5):58-75.score: 280.0
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  5. A. J. Hansen, R. P. Neilson, V. H. Dale, C. Flather, L. Iverson, D. J. Currie, S. Shafer, R. Cook & P. Bartlein (2001). Global Change in Forests: Interactions Among Biodiversity, Climate, and Land Use. BioScience 51 (9):765-779.score: 240.0
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  6. Jeffrey Williams (ed.) (1995). Pc Wars: Politics and Theory in the Academy. Routledge.score: 46.0
    PC Wars: Politics and Theory in the Academy addresses the very issue of political correctness and the current skirmishes in the culture wars. It includes statements from many of our leading contemporary public intellectuals, including Joan Wallach Scott, Michael Be;rube;, Bruce Robbins, Henry Giroux, and Gerald Graff. The collection marks a watershed in the debate about "pc" in that it presents serious considerations and analyses of the factors, causes, and consequences of the culture wars. Carefully examining the construction of "pc," (...)
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