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The unit of analysis in historical and institutional context) (Quadagno and Knapp, 1992). , Kiser and Hechter, 1991) as insufficiently attentive to historical and institution detail and inductive reasoning (Quadagno and Knapp, 1992). Rational choice theories may be at their best in tightly constrained situations where the range of outcomes are clear and manageable, when social structural (and cognitive and cultural) constraints are well-defined, and where there are either (a) an indefinitely large set of actors, each of which must adjust behavior to all the others as an aggregate, as price takers do in competitive pricing situations, or (b) a limited number of parties, as in such game-theoretic situations as collective bargaining between one representative of management and one of labor (Bacharach and Lawler, 1980, 1981; DeMenil, 1971; Raiffa, 2003).
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