Alexis de Tocqueville : the first social scientist / Jon Elster.

"This book proposes a new interpretation of Alexis de Tocqueville that views him first and foremost as a social scientist rather than as a political theorist. Drawing on his earlier work on the explanation of social behavior, Jon Elster argues that Tocqueville's main claim to our attention...

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Main Author: Elster, Jon, 1940-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
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