Betting on Democracy: Luck and Possibility in the Modern Political ImaginationWestern Political Science Association Annual Meeting (2007)
If there are political implications to methodological choices, what are they? This paper is about the political implications of one particular methodology: probability theory. More correctly, this paper is about how social scientists, especially political scientists, use probability theory in understanding the actions of human beings.
Publication DateApril, 2007
Citation InformationMindy Peden. "Betting on Democracy: Luck and Possibility in the Modern Political Imagination" Western Political Science Association Annual Meeting (2007)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/mindy_peden/10/