Introduction the Logic of Social Cooperation for Mutual Advantage – The Democratic Contract

  title={Introduction the Logic of Social Cooperation for Mutual Advantage – The Democratic Contract},
  author={Dario Castiglione},
  journal={Political Studies Review},
  pages={161 - 175}
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