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Self interest and public interest in western politics

Author: Leif Lewin
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2004.
Series: Oxford Scholarship Online
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English

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: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leif Lewin
ISBN: 0198277253 9780198277255 0198277261 9780198277262
OCLC Number: 177354222
Notes: Digitalisat der Druck-Ausg. Oxford, 1991.
Description: Online-Ressource.
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: Oxford Scholarship Online
Other Titles: Gemensamma bästa.
Responsibility: Leif Lewin.


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