ISBN-10:
0472068946
ISBN-13:
9780472068944
Pub. Date:
01/05/2005
Publisher:
University of Michigan Press
Positive Political Theory II: Strategy and Structure / Edition 1

Positive Political Theory II: Strategy and Structure / Edition 1

by David Austen-Smith, Jeffrey S. Banks

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“ A major piece of work . . . a classic. There is no other book like it.”
— Norman Schofield, Washington University

“ The authors succeed brilliantly in tackling a large number of important questions concerning the interaction among voters and elected representatives in the political arena, using a common, rigorous language.”
— Antonio Merlo, University of Pennsylvania

Positive Political Theory II: Strategy and Structure
is the second volume in Jeffrey Banks and David
Austen-Smith’ s monumental study of the links between individual preferences and collective choice.
The book focuses on representative systems, including both elections and legislative decision-making processes, clearly connecting individual preferences to collective outcomes. This book is not a survey. Rather,
it is the coherent, cumulative result of the authors’
brilliant efforts to indirectly connect preferences to collective choice through strategic behaviors such as agenda-selection and voting.

The book will be an invaluable reference and teaching tool for economists and political scientists, and an essential companion to any scholar interested in the latest theoretical advances in positive political theory.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780472068944
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 01/05/2005
Series: Michigan Studies in Political Analysis Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 472
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

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