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Limits of Public Choice: A Sociological Critique of the Economic Theory of Politics Lars Udehn

Limits of Public Choice: A Sociological Critique of the Economic Theory of Politics

Lars Udehn

Published December 7th 1995
ISBN : 9781280193651
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447 pages
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Public choice has been an important development in the social sciences since 1975. However there are many people who are frustrated by the uncritical importing of ideas from economics into political science. The text uses both empirical evidence andMorePublic choice has been an important development in the social sciences since 1975. However there are many people who are frustrated by the uncritical importing of ideas from economics into political science. The text uses both empirical evidence and theoretical analysis to argue that the economic theory of politics is limited in scope and fertility. In order to arrive at a more comprehensive understanding of political life, political scientists must learn from both economists and sociologists.