## An Introduction to Positive Political Theory |

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### Contents

THE ASSUMPTION OF RATIONALITY | 8 |

PARTICIPATION | 45 |

NPERSON GAMES | 116 |

Copyright | |

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adopt alternative assume assumption bargaining behavior benefits calculation candidates maximize Chapter characteristic function choose choosers citizens abstain citizens vote competitive concave condition Condorcet winner consume consumption cooperative games core course decision maker decreases denote dominated Economic effect elections electoral equal equilibrium pairs example exists expected utility external costs F-solution Figure Game Theory goals Gordon Tullock grand coalition Hence imputations incentives increases indifference individual preferences issue kind majority rule Mathematical mean minimal winning mixed strategies noncooperative games nonzero-sum notion occur paradox Pareto-optimal participation party payoff person player position possible probability of voting protocoalitions pure strategies question rational reason regulation require restriction Riker satisfy security level Shapley value simply situation social choice social outcome society solution solution concepts spatial analysis Specifically Suppose symmetric theorem Theory of Games tion two-person typically utility functions voters winning coalitions zero zero-sum games