Available in: Paperback. Analyzing Politics makes the fundamentals of rational- choice theory accessible to undergraduates in clear, nontechnical. Analyzing Politics by Kenneth A. Shepsle, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Analyzing Politics makes the fundamentals of rational-choice theory accessible Kenneth A. Shepsle is the George D. Markham Professor of Government and.

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A rare combination for assigned reading. Trivia About Analyzing Politic The key underlying assumption is that people can carry out analyses consistent with the principle of expected utility, engaging in a sort of rational means-ends analysis.

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Rational choice theory has become an important perspective in many of the social sciences. Bonchek No preview available – There are no discussion topics on shpesle book yet. Rationality calls for people to make decisions on the basis of expected utility.

Great introductory textbook on rational choice theory.

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Want to Read saving…. 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.

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Sabrina rated shepslle liked it May 24, When a person acts in agreement with both preferences and beliefs, the end result is “instrumental rationality.

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