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Putting choice before democracy

a critique of rational choice theory

by Emily Hauptmann

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Democracy.,
  • Rational choice theory.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 125-134) and index.

    StatementEmily Hauptmann.
    SeriesSUNY series in political theory.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC423 .H377 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 138 p. ;
    Number of Pages138
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL801010M
    ISBN 100791430278, 0791430286
    LC Control Number95037347

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