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The Politics of Institutional Choice

by Steven S. Smith

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Princeton University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Central government,
  • Political science & theory,
  • Political structure & processes,
  • Russia (Federation).,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Gosudarstvennaia Duma,
  • Representative government and,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Russia,
  • Legislative bodies,
  • Political Ideologies - Democracy,
  • Post-Communism,
  • European History,
  • Political Science / Foreign Legal Systems,
  • Political Science and International Relations,
  • Federal§noe Sobranie.,
  • Representative government and representation,
  • Government - Comparative,
  • Russia (Federation),
  • Federalnoe Sobranie,
  • Federal§noe Sobranie.,
  • Gosudarstvennaëiìa Duma

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7757399M
    ISBN 100691057370
    ISBN 109780691057378

    Rational choice approaches to politics did not originate in the study of the European Union (EU),nor is ‘rational choice’as such a theory of European integration or of EU politics.1 Rational choice, like constructivism, should be understood as a broad approach to social theory, capable of . 'Beautifully written, rich in descriptive detail, and propelled by a singular idea, The Politics of Institutional Reform packs a punch. This isn’t just a book about education reform. It is a book about all public policy all the time: about how vested-interest power prevents society from fixing its institutions - .

    'These highly informed original contributions on the politics of institutional design offer a wealth of insights.' Martin Doornbos, Institute of Social Studies, the Hague'The book reinforces a message that cannot be repeated too often, it seems, which is the need to relate institutions and institutional innovation to its specific political context.'. INSTITUTIONAL THEORY1 Edwin Amenta Kelly M. Ramsey University of California, Irvine Historical institutionalism is in part a response to rational choice theory and behaviorism product is a book addressing one or a small number of countries exhibiting a deepFile Size: KB.

    Events in Russia since the late s have created a rare opportunity to watch the birth of democratic institutions close at hand. Here Steven Smith and Thomas Remington provide the first intensive, theoretically grounded examination of the early development of the State Duma, the lower house of the Russian Federation's parliament created by the constitution. Get this from a library! The politics of oligarchy: institutional choice in imperial Japan. [J Mark Ramseyer; Frances McCall Rosenbluth].


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