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Discursive Democracy: Politics, Policy, And Political Science, Edward M. Wheat May 1993

Discursive Democracy: Politics, Policy, And Political Science, Edward M. Wheat

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Rule Of Law In Legal And Economic Theory, Noel B. Reynolds Apr 1993

Rule Of Law In Legal And Economic Theory, Noel B. Reynolds

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Legal positivism, the leading version of legal theory, has shown that a concentration on the meanings and logical relations of legal concepts, however much supplemented by intuition, common sense and legal experience, is not adequate to make full sense out of the human experience of law, and the traditional understandings of legal obligation and rule of law in particular. However, modern economic science has advanced a radically individualistic theoretical approach which has propelled economics to the fore as the most successful of the social sciences. And its basic theoretical stance is proving both attractive and adaptable to all the other ...


Book Review: Grand Strategies In War And Peace, Ed. Paul Kennedy, Harvey Starr Mar 1993

Book Review: Grand Strategies In War And Peace, Ed. Paul Kennedy, Harvey Starr

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Aggregate Vote Functions For The Us. Presidency, Senate, And House, Henry W. Chappell, Motoshi Suzuki Feb 1993

Aggregate Vote Functions For The Us. Presidency, Senate, And House, Henry W. Chappell, Motoshi Suzuki

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Estimates vote functions for presidential, House and Senate elections following the premise that vote functions are likely to be related. Use of a seemingly unrelated regressions technique adapted to the case of unequal numbers of observations across equations; On-year versus mid-term congressional elections parameters; Influence of economic variables on election outcomes; Incumbency effects.