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Great introductory textbook on rational choice shepele. Keith rated it really liked it Jul 26, There are four parts. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. With this book, rational choice theory can be integrated into undergraduate courses throughout the discipline.

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English Choose a language for shopping. As the authors put it, page 18″More often than not, individuals may anapyzing have an exact sense of how an instrument or behavior they might adopt relates to the outcomes they value.


This might be followed up with Analyzing Congress quite profitably. Rationality calls for people to make decisions on the basis of expected utility.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Whitney rated it it was ok Oct 10, Preview — Analyzing Politics by Kenneth A. Analyzing Politics is the first book to explain rational choice theory in clear and concise English, rather than the murky language keneth most formal political theory. The second is called Group Choice, and it does an excellent job analyzkng explaining the collective behavior of people when it comes to making choices such as elections.

Published December 17th by W. So I guess this book is explained really well. The job was well done; the illustrations and examples nicely built on the subject at hand.

Analyzing Politics: Rationality, Behavior and Instititutions

Through case studies, illustrations, and examples, the author provides students with the means to analyse a wide variety of situations. Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day When will my order arrive? Will rated it it was amazing May 31, Refresh and try again. There was a problem keenneth reviews right now. Shepsle is the George D.

I’m surmising that the text was published for didactic purposes and is probably required as it was for me for many political science courses. Customers who bought this item also bought. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. While this is a major theoretical orientation now, it is subject to considerable criticism as well. Charles rated it it was amazing Aug 29, Nov 21, Steven Peterson rated it really liked it.


There were no exercises, but quite a few illustrating examples. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. 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.

Brenden Weber rated it liked it Apr 15, A rare combination for assigned reading. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Shepsle makes it easy to understand the foundations of rational choice and its implications for the study of politics.

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