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A rational choice entails choosing the ‘best’ lottery.

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Rationality, Behavior, and Institutions. Rationality, Behavior, and Instititutions. Through case studies, illustrations, and examples, the author provides students with the means to analyse a wide variety of situations.

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Analyzing Politics : Rationality, Behavior, and Instititutions

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Whitney rated it it was ok Oct 10, No eBook available Amazon. The key underlying assumption is that people can carry out analyses consistent with the principle of expected utility, engaging in a sort of rational means-ends analysis.

Norton- Political Science – pages. This is a good introduction to game theory in political science, quite gentle. For anyone interested in public policy, read it. Arnold Bronkhorst rated it really liked it Feb 04, The basic starting concepts include: Tiffany Lopinsky rated it it was amazing Jan 17, Jenna rated it really liked it Nov 07, Analyzing Politics makes the fundamentals of rational-choice theory accessible to undergraduates in clear, nontechnical language. Open Preview See a Problem?

Analyzing Politics: Rationality, Behavior and Instititutions by Kenneth A. Shepsle

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He is the author or coauthor of several books, including Politics in Plural Societies: Alexander Gonzalez rated it liked it Aug 10, Based on Professor Shepsle’s popular course at Harvard, Analyzing Politics anallyzing not only an ideal tex Analyzing Politics is the first book to explain rational choice theory in clear and concise English, rather than the murky language of most formal political theory. Erica rated it liked it Dec 17, Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day When will my order arrive?