Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POL2046: The Economics of Politics

This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 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.

Please be aware that due to a new lecturer running this course this year, we are expecting some changes to the Reading List.

- 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.