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Self-interest and public interest in western politics

Author: Leif Lewin
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©1991.
Series: Comparative European politics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Is it self-interest or public interest that dominates Western politics? The author examines more than 200 studies of democracy in action from 17 countries and argues that the prevalent theory that  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leif Lewin
ISBN: 0198277261 9780198277262 0198277253 9780198277255
OCLC Number: 22708325
Notes: Translation of: Gemensamma bästa.
Description: 146 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Self-interest and public interest; Does the voter vote according to his pocket-book?; Are politicians vote-maximizers?; Are bureaucrats budget-maximizers?; Individual and collective rationality
Series Title: Comparative European politics.
Other Titles: Gemensamma bästa.
Responsibility: Leif Lewin ; translated from the Swedish by Donald Lavery.
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