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Pathologies of rational choice theory

Donald P. Green

Pathologies of rational choice theory

a critique of applications in political science

by Donald P. Green

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rational choice theory,
  • Political science -- Methodology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-232) and index.

    StatementDonald P. Green, Ian Shapiro.
    ContributionsShapiro, Ian.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJA73 .G74 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 239 p. :
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1087098M
    ISBN 100300059140
    LC Control Number94011070

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Green and Ian Shapiro assess rational choice theory where it is reputed to be most successful: the study of collective action, the behavior of political parties and politicians, and such phenomena as. Bibliographic information. Title. Pathologies of Rational Choice Theory: A Critique of Applications in Political Science.

Pathologies of Rational Choice Theory: A Critique of Applications in Political Science, Donald P. Green. Authors. Donald Green, Ian Shapiro. Edition. illustrated, revised. Pathologies of Rational Choice Theory: A Critique of Applications in Political Science Donald Green, Ian Shapiro This is the first comprehensive critical evaluation of the use of rational choice theory.

PATHOLOGIES OF RATIONAL CHOICE THEORY: A CRITIQUE OF APPLICATIONS IN POLITICAL SCIENCE by Donald P. Green and Ian Shapiro. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, pp. In a tightly constructed and thorough review of the literature, Green and Shapiro examine the empirical applications of rational choice theory in political science.

Pathologies of Rational Choice Theories: A Critique of Applications in Political Science 1. In this book Green and Shapiro diagnose the main problems that rational choice theories most commonly suffer from and also they suggest certain.

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Ian Shapiro with Donald Green. September | $ | ISBN | pages. This is the first comprehensive critical evaluation of the use of rational choice theory in political science. Writing in an accessible and nontechnical style, Donald P.

Green and Ian Shapiro assess rational choice theory. Pathologies of Rational Choice Theory, a book written by Donald Green and Ian Shapiro and published inexcited much controversy among political scientists and promoted a dialogue among them.

This is the first comprehensive critical evaluation of the use of rational choice theory in political science. Writing in an accessible and nontechnical style, Donald P. Green and Ian Shapiro assess rational choice theory where it is reputed to be most successful: the study of collective action, the behavior of political parties and politicians, and such phenomena as voting cyc.

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Pathologies of Rational Choice Theory by Ian Shapiro,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(40). As a graduate student in political science, I was assigned this book for the Scope and Methods seminar. In the interest of full disclosure, I do consider myself a proponent of the rational choice model as a sound and well-articulated baseline from which to formulate clear social science theory but am by no means an all-out Kool Aid-drinker who worships Riker, McKelvey, Shepsle, etc/5(4).

rational choice theory in American politics, but insofar as it addresses “characteristic methodological pathologies,” it can be interpreted to apply to rational choice applications more generally. Their claim is that rational choice theory has not yielded empirically useful results toFile Size: 79KB.

This is the first comprehensive critical evaluation of the use of rational choice theory in political science. Writing in an accessible and nontechnical style, Donald P. Green and Ian Shapiro assess rational choice theory where it is reputed to be most successful: the study of collective action, the behavior of political parties and politicians, and such phenomena as voting cycles and Prisoner /5(4).

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Introduction. In Donald Green and Ian Shapiro published their book “Pathologies of rational choice” (Green & Shapiro b) offering a stinging critique of the rational choice approach as used in political four broad research areas as examples, namely political participation, collective action, voting and electoral competition, these authors argued that the rational Cited by: 7.

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