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The theory of institutional design

The theory of institutional design

Author: Robert E Goodin
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1998, ©1996.
Series: Theories of institutional design.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
Problems of institutional design and redesign, structuring and restructuring, acquired particular poignancy through recent developments from eastern Europe to southern Africa. At the same time, scholars in each of several disciplines - political science, economics, sociology, history, and philosophy - have increasingly come to appreciate the important independent role that is, and should be, played by institutional  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert E Goodin
ISBN: 0521636434 9780521636438 0521471192 9780521471190
OCLC Number: 41034031
Description: xii, 288 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Institutions and Their Design / Robert E. Goodin --
2. Institutional Design and Rational Choice / Philip Pettit --
3. Second Best Theories and the Implications for Institutional Design / Bruce Talbot Coram --
4. The Informal Logic of Institutional Design / John S. Dryzek --
5. Institutional Morality / Russell Hardin --
6. The Publicity Principle / David Luban --
7. Designing Institutions in East European Transitions /Claus Offe --
8. Political Deals in Institutional Settings / Kenneth A. Shepsle --
9. Self-inventing Institutions: Institutional Design and the U.K. Welfare State / Rudolf Klein --
10. Selection and the Currency of Reward / Geoffrey Brennan.
Series Title: Theories of institutional design.
Responsibility: edited by Robert E. Goodin.


This volume illustrates and synthesizes new theories of institutional design recently developed by scholars across a range of disciplines - political science, economics, sociology, history, and  Read more...


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