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Analyzing Politics: Rationality, Behavior and Instititutions

To keep it simple: I’ve read game theory for evolution in Richard Dawkin’s The Selfish Gene, but here you’ll read it from a political perspective and it does not disappoint. At least for school books By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.

Anapyzing R rated it it was amazing Sep 28, kennetth Brenden Weber rated it liked it Apr 15, Arnold Bronkhorst rated it really liked it Feb 04, Based on Professor Shepsle’s popular course at Harvard, Analyzing Politics is not only an ideal text for courses in theory, methods, or introduction to political science, but also a handy supplement in courses of public policy, Congress, political parties, or any course that emphasizes rational choice analysis.


In this section, rational behavior – cooperation, and game theory were discussed. Analyzing Politics provides the clear, thorough, and jargon-free introduction to rational choice theory never before available to undergraduates. This book has been written as a class textbook. The New Institutionalism in American Politics. Write a customer aanalyzing. One person found this helpful.

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Part 4, called Institutions, is more political and talks about legislatures, courts and judges, cabinets, etc. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Other books in this series. The Politics of Direct Presidential Action.

Voting methods are explained extremely well and so are the spacial models. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

Analyzing Politics : Rationality, Behavior, and Instititutions

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Great book for beginners in learning about political science. He is the author or coauthor of several books, including Politics in Plural Societies: Rational choice theory has become an important perspective in many sepsle the social sciences. Making decisions occurs under conditions of uncertainty. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

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