Challenging Institutional Analysis and Development [NOOK Book]

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This important volume presents a systematic analysis of the Bloomington Institutional and Development (IAD) Research Program that developed a unique and extremely successful combination of interdisciplinary theoretical and empirical approaches for the study of social sciences.

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Overview

This important volume presents a systematic analysis of the Bloomington Institutional and Development (IAD) Research Program that developed a unique and extremely successful combination of interdisciplinary theoretical and empirical approaches for the study of social sciences.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203876282
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 5/28/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 176
  • File size: 495 KB

Meet the Author

Paul Dragos Aligica is a Senior Fellow at the Mercatus Center and a Faculty Fellow at the James Buchanan Center at George Mason University, USA.

Peter J. Boetkke is the BB&T Professor for the Study of Capitalism at the Mercatus Center, and a University Professor of Economics at George Mason University, USA.

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Table of Contents

Introduction Part 1: From Metropolitan Reform to a Theory of Governance Systems: The Origins and Main Themes of the Bloomington Research Program 1. Political Economy, Polycentricity and the Metropolitan Reform Debate 2. Crossing the Great Divide: The Nature of Public Economies Part 2: The "Human Condition" and the Foundations of Social Order: Elements of a Social Philosophy of Institutionalism 3. Knowledge and Institutions: Developing a Social Philosophy of Institutional Order and Change 4. Ideas, Language and Meaning: Ontological and Epistemological Foundations of Institutional Order and Institutional Analysis Part 3: The Bloomington School in its Intellectual Context: A Family of Themes and Schools of Thought 5. Competing Disciplines, Methodological Divides and Emerging Research Agendas: The Bloomington School in its Interdisciplinary Setting 6. Public Policy Analysis, Public Choice and the Old "New Science of Politics" Conclusions: A Science of Association, a Science of Citizenship, a Science of Liberty. Postscript: Rethinking Institutional Analysis and Development. Dialogues with Vincent and Elinor Ostrom

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