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. Tambov: Gramota, 2012. № 11. Part 1. P. 107-111.
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Kutyrev Georgii Igorevich
Russian State University for the Humanities

Abstract. The author sets the task to explain the possibilities of applying the conception of the neo-institutionalism of rational choice to the analysis of political institutions, and undertakes the attempt to consider the logic and some distinctive features of this type of researches, its benefits and limits. The article consists of three paragraphs: in the first one the author gives the general characteristic of neo-institutional paradigm, in the second considers the evolution from the traditional to new institutionalism of rational choice, and in conclusion emphasizes the main principles of the logic of the approach to the analysis of political institutions.
Key words and phrases: неоинституционализм, неоинституционализм рационального выбора, традиционный институционализм, политические институты, институциональные изменения, neo-institutionalism, neo-institutionalism of rational choice, traditional institutionalism, political institutions, institutional changes.
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