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Analyzing Politics: Rationality, Behavior and Instititutions

Jenna rated it really liked it Nov 07, Nancy Wu rated it liked it Nov 19, Shepsle and Bonchek put it thus page What I didn’t like: Other books in the series. No trivia or quizzes yet. For anyone interested in public policy, read it.

For a textbook, I found it interesting and enlightening. Want to Read saving…. Alexander Gonzalez rated it liked it Aug 10, Theo Grant-Funck rated it it was amazing Dec 12, A rational choice entails choosing the pokitics lottery.

Agni rated it it was amazing Nov 26, When a person acts in agreement with both preferences and beliefs, the end result is “instrumental rationality. This book has been written as a class textbook.

Cortney R rated it it was amazing Sep 28, Will rated it it was amazing May 31, I picked it just because I wanted to know the basics of rational decision making, as applied in politics. Preview — Analyzing Politics by Kenneth A. Just a moment while we sign you in politcis your Goodreads account. As the authors put it, page 18″More often than not, individuals may not have an exact sense of how an instrument or behavior they might adopt relates to the outcomes they value.

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

This is a good introduction to game theory in political science, quite gentle. Books by Kenneth A. The rule of rational choice is known as the Principle of Expected Utility. Aug 09, Elizabeth added it.

Ben Denison rated it it was ok Dec 29, Refresh and try again. Great introductory textbook on rational choice theory. A rare combination for assigned reading.

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Analyzing Politics is the first book to explain rational choice theory in clear and concise English, sepsle than the murky language of most formal political theory. With this book, rational choice theory can be integrated into undergraduate courses throughout the discipline. This might be followed up with Analyzing Congress sshepsle profitably.

Sabrina rated it liked it May 24, Making decisions occurs under conditions of uncertainty. Jamil rated it liked it Aug 07, Edward rated it it was ok Jun 14, Brenden Weber rated it liked it Apr 15, Rationality, Behavior and Instititutions 3.

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