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Analytical Politics

ISBN-10: 0521565677

ISBN-13: 9780521565677

Edition: 1997

Authors: Melvin J. Hinich, Michael C. Munger

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Analytical Politics is an introduction to analytical theories of politics, explicitly designed both for the interested professional and students in political science.
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Book details

List price: $41.99
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/13/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 268
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

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.

Basics
The analysis of politics
The models of Downs and Black: one policy dimension
Two dimensions: elusive equilibrium
Two dimensions: weighted Euclidean distance
Social choice and other voting models
Extensions
Uncertainty and policy preference
The voting decision and collective action
Recent Advances
Strategic voting, nonseparability, and probabilistic voting
Mass elections
References
Glossary
Answers to exercises
Index