Available in: Paperback. Analyzing Politics makes the fundamentals of rational- choice theory accessible to undergraduates in clear, nontechnical. Analyzing Politics by Kenneth A. Shepsle, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Analyzing Politics makes the fundamentals of rational-choice theory accessible Kenneth A. Shepsle is the George D. Markham Professor of Government and.
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Beliefs, then, connect instruments to outcomes. Brenden Weber rated it liked it Apr 15, Whitney rated it it was ok Oct 10, Based on Professor Shepsle’s popular kejneth at Harvard, Analyzing Politics is not only an ideal tex Analyzing Politics is the first book to explain rational choice theory in anlayzing and concise English, rather than the murky language of most formal political theory.
Norton- Political Science – pages. He is the author or coauthor of several books, including Politics in Plural Societies: Rationality, Behavior, and Institutions.
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