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Choosing in Groups

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 272 Nombre de pages
"This book is an introduction to the logic and analytics of group choice. To understand how political institutions work, it is imp... Lire la suite
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"This book is an introduction to the logic and analytics of group choice. To understand how political institutions work, it is important to isolate what citizens - as individuals and as members of society - actually want. This book develops a means of 'representing' the preferences of citizens so that institutions can be studied more carefully. This is the first book to integrate the classical problem of constitutions with modern spatial theory, connecting Aristotle and Montesquieu with Arrow and Buchanan"--

Auteur

Michael C. Munger is a Professor of Political Science and Economics and the Director of the Philosophy, Politics, and Economics program at Duke University. He formerly served as a staff economist at the US Federal Trade Commission. He has published four books and has written for the American Journal of Political Science, the American Political Science Review, the Journal of Law and Economics, and the Journal of Politics. He was North American editor of Public Choice from 2006 to 2010 and is a past president of the Public Choice Society. He currently co-edits The Independent Review. Munger has won three teaching awards at Duke, and he gave the 2012 Toby Davis Lecture at George Mason University. Kevin M. Munger is a PhD student in New York University's Department of Politics, focusing on comparative political economy. Munger spent a year as an investigator at La Universidad del Desarrollo (UDD) in Santiago, Chile. He holds a degree in mathematics and economics from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.



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This book is an introduction to the logic and analytics of group choice.



Résumé
This book is an introduction to the logic and analytics of group choice.

Contenu

Part I. Basics: 1. The analysis of politics; 2. Becoming a group: the constitution; 3. Choosing in groups: an intuitive presentation; 4. The formal analytics of choosing in groups; Part II. Spatial Theory: 5. Politics as spatial competition; 6. Two dimensions: elusive equilibrium; Part III. Extensions: Collective Choice, Uncertainty, and Collective Action: 7. The collective-choice problem: impossibility; 8. Uncertainty; 9. Voting as a collective-action problem; Solutions to selected problems.

Détails sur le produit

Titre: Choosing in Groups
Sous-titre: Analytical Politics Revisited
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9781107699625
ISBN: 978-1-107-69962-5
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Cambridge University Press
Genre: Sciences politiques
nombre de pages: 272
Poids: 430g
Taille: H228mm x B152mm x T18mm
Année: 2015