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Game theory and the transition to democracy : the Spanish model

Author: Josep Maria Colomer
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Brookfield, Vt., USA : Edward Elgar, ©1995.
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Game Theory and the Transition to Democracy analyses strategic behaviour and political interactions during the key political episodes in the Spanish transition, explaining why it was such a successful process. Emphasising the agenda-setting, bargaining and strategic decision-making roles of central actors, this book uses a rational choice methodology to model the transition to democracy in Spain. This book sheds new  Read more...
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Colomer, Josep Maria.
Game theory and the transition to democracy.
Aldershot, Hants, England ; Brookfield, Vt., USA : Edward Elgar, ©1995
(OCoLC)653357329
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Josep Maria Colomer
ISBN: 1858982014 9781858982014
OCLC Number: 31660123
Description: xii, 134 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Contents: Introduction 1. A Transitive Transition 2. Sisyphus and the Snowball 3. A Sadducean Trap 4. Tied and Well-Tied 5. Holy Saturday in Red 6. Late-Night Consensus 7. In the Name of the King! Conclusion Index
Responsibility: Josep M. Colomer.

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