Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
A New Handbook of Political Science$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Robert E. Goodin and Hans-Dieter Klingemann

Print publication date: 1998

Print ISBN-13: 9780198294719

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0198294719.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use (for details see www.oxfordscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 17 June 2019

Political Institutions: Rational Choice Perspectives

Political Institutions: Rational Choice Perspectives

Chapter:
(p.167) Chapter 5 Political Institutions: Rational Choice Perspectives
Source:
A New Handbook of Political Science
Author(s):

Barry R. Weingast

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0198294719.003.0005

Provides an overview of rational choice perspectives in the discipline of political science. Reviews rational choice models and provides examples of their application, in both their broad and narrow forms, in which this relates to the level of preference specification. Considers the relationship of rational choice analysis to institutions and institutional change. Predicts future boundary developments in the application of rational choice perspectives, by extending the range and assumptions built into rational choice models.

Keywords:   institutional change, institutions, political science, preference specification, rational choice

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .