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By Leif Lewin

Is it self-interest or public curiosity that dominates Western politics? during this booklet, which mixes in a unique manner insights from various fields, together with rational selection conception, political philosophy, and electoral examine, Leif Lewin examines greater than - hundred reports of democracy in motion from seventeen international locations. He appears to be like on the habit and attitudes of citizens, bureaucrats, and politicians, in flip, and indicates that the believable and known idea that egoism principles easily does not fit the evidence. This fascinating learn should be of detailed curiosity to scholars of comparative politics , West eu politics, political technological know-how, and economics.

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