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Unformatted text preview: The Rational Choice Proposition-may be viewed as the fundamental proposition for microsociological theories Within the limits of our information and available options, and guided by our preferences and tastes, people will try to maximize their access to desirable resources. “Within the limits of our information” – we never have all the information we need “and available options” – what options we have “guided by our preferences and tastes” – what you like, what you’ve grown up on “people will try to maximize their access to desirable resources” – things that are important to us...
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course SOC 302 taught by Professor Langenkamp during the Summer '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.
- Summer '08