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Rational Choice/Democracy Theory/Olson/OlsonVsPluralism Theory: Olson destroyed a central dogma of pluralistic democracy theory on his own. (1)(2)
The logic of collective action has led to the pluralism theory and its basic axioms to be criticized - every political interest organizes itself and all political interests are equally capable of organisation - as counterfactual.
1. Mancur Olson, The logic of collective action. Public goods and the theory of groups. Cambridge 1965. [dt.: Die Logik des kollektiven Handelns. Tübingen 1968].
2. Mancur Olson, The rise and decline of nations: Economic growth, stagflation and social rigidities. Yale 1982._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
The logic of collective action: Public goods and the theory of groups Cambridge 1965
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