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The dictator's handbook : why bad behavior is almost always good politics

Author: Bruce Bueno de Mesquita; Alastair Smith
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, 2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Paperback edition]View all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Bueno de Mesquita; Alastair Smith
ISBN: 9781610391849 1610391845
OCLC Number: 1033482570
Notes: Index.
Description: xxv, 319 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction: rules to rule by --
The rules of politics --
Coming to power --
Staying in power --
Steal from the poor, give to the rich --
Getting and spending --
If corruption empowers, then absolute corruption empowers absolutely --
Foreign aid --
The people in revolt --
War, peace, and world order --
What is to be done?
Responsibility: Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair Smith.

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