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Undergraduate Record 2017-2018 
Undergraduate Record 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

PLCP 4160 - Rationality and Collective Action

Collective action, that is, the ability of individuals to coalesce in groups with some common purpose, is at the heart of most political phenomena from social movements and revolutions, to lobbying and voting. In this course we shall engage critically different theoretical approaches to this topic placing special, but far from exclusive, emphasis on the rational-choice paradigm and the criticisms it has received.

Credits: 3