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Political Choice
Institutions, Rules And The Limits Of Rationality

ISBN 9780367283391
Published October 2, 2019 by Routledge
318 Pages

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Book Description

This book, subtitled "political actors in institutional settings", addresses the main lines of reasoning of the new political institutionalism and rational choice theory. It discusses the question: Which particular rules, logics, or strategies of action can be found in the realm of politics?

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction -- Rational Actors in Institutional Settings -- Institutions, Interests and Political Choice -- Political Institutions, Decision Styles, and Policy Choices* -- Political Science and Organization Theory Parallel Agendas but Mutual Disregard* -- The Organization of Society, Administrative Strategies, and Policy Networks -- The Politics of Collective Action -- Interest Heterogeneity and Organizing Capacity Two Class Logics of Collective Action?* -- Can Transaction Cost Economics Explain Trade Associations?* -- The Institutional Control of Organized Interest Intermediation -- Interest Groups, Self-Interest, and the Institutionalization of Political Action*

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