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Author Bueno de Mesquita, Bruce, 1946-

Title The dictator's handbook : why bad behavior is almost always good politics / Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair Smith.

Imprint New York : PublicAffairs, c2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    303.34 BUE    DUE 12-27-22
Edition 1st ed.
Description xxv, 319 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-299) and index.
Contents Introduction: rules to rule by -- The rules of politics -- Coming to power -- Staying in power -- Steal from the poor, give to the rich -- Getting and spending -- If corruption empowers, then absolute corruption empowers absolutely -- Foreign aid -- The people in revolt -- War, peace, and world order -- What is to be done?
Subject Political leadership -- Philosophy.
Power (Social sciences)
Political corruption.
Added Author Smith, Alastair, 1967-
ISBN 9781610390446 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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