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The Rationality Of Political Protest

A Comparative Analysis Of Rational Choice Theory, 1st Edition

By Karl-dieter Opp


297 pages

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The authors systematically apply rational choice theory in order to suggest hypotheses about political protest. They test these hypotheses by means of surveys and compare their rational choice hypotheses with competing hypotheses.

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Political Protest and Rational Choice Theory -- Research Design -- Rational Choice Models of Political Protest -- Social Integration and Political Protest -- Relative Deprivation and Political Protest -- Demographic Variables and Political Protest -- Explaining the Perceived Influence on Providing Public Goods -- Synopsis and General Conclusions -- Appendix

About the Author

KARL--DIETER OPP in collaboration with Peter and Petra Hartmann

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