Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POL2046: The Economics of Politics

This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Laver, Michael (1997): Private Desires, Political Action, An Invitation to the Politics of Rational Choice. London: Sage.
Downs, Anthony (1957): An Economic Theory of Democracy. New York: Harper and Row.
Hardin, Russell (1982): Collective Action, Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins UP.
Strøm, Kaare (1990): Minority Government and Majority Rule. Cambridge: Cambridge UP.
Riker, William (1962): The Theory of Political Coalitions. New Haven: Yale UP.