The democratic dilemma : can citizens learn what they really need to know? (Book, 1998) [WorldCat.org]
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The democratic dilemma : can citizens learn what they really need to know?

Author: Arthur Lupia; Mathew D McCubbins
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Series: Political economy of institutions and decisions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Most citizens seem under-informed about politics. Many experts claim that only well-informed citizens can make good political decisions. Is this claim correct? In The Democratic Dilemma, Professors  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Lupia; Mathew D McCubbins
ISBN: 0521584485 9780521584487 0521585937 9780521585934
OCLC Number: 912177529
Description: xiv, 282 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: List of tables and figures; Series editors' preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Knowledge and the foundation of democracy; Part I. Theory: 2. How people learn; 3. How people learn from others; 4. What people learn from others; 5. Delegation and democracy; Part II. Experiments: 6. Theory, predictions and the scientific method; 7. Laboratory experiments on information, persuasion and choice; 8. Laboratory experiments on delegation; 9. A survey on the conditions for persuasion; Part III. Implications for Institutional Design: 10. The institutions of knowledge; Afterword; Appendices; References; Author index; Subject index.
Series Title: Political economy of institutions and decisions.
Responsibility: Arthur Lupia, Mathew D. McCubbins.

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'Lupia and McCubbins competently and clearly shed light on the foundations of how citizens learn.' Political Studies

 
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