Economic Interpretations of Politics

  • Peter Self


In the last thirty-five years a powerful new body of political thinkers has emerged, collectively known as the ‘public choice’ school. These thinkers model the study of politics upon the methods and assumptions of neo-classical market economics. Their writings have not only introduced a new intellectual view of the nature of politics but have had a considerable influence upon the conduct of politics and public policy, as this book will demonstrate.


Public Good Public Choice Rational Choice Political Life Private Interest 
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© Peter Self 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Self
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  1. 1.CanberraAustralia

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