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theory of political behavior

Gary Stanley Becker

theory of political behavior

by Gary Stanley Becker

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Published by Law and Economics Programme, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pressure groups,
  • Political psychology

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [69]-[72]

    Statementby Gary S. Becker.
    SeriesLaw and economics workshop series -- no. WSIV-4
    ContributionsUniversity of Toronto. Faculty of Law.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination72 p. in various pagings :
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15116213M

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