Political Science in History: Research Programs and Political Traditions / Edition 1

Political Science in History: Research Programs and Political Traditions / Edition 1

by John S. Dryzek
     
 

ISBN-10: 052147955X

ISBN-13: 9780521479554

Pub. Date: 03/28/2012

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This collection of essays explores a range of themes and movements that have shaped contemporary academic political science. They reflect the growing movement to use disciplinary history as a means of accounting for the present status and possible futures of various modes of social and political inquiry.

Overview

This collection of essays explores a range of themes and movements that have shaped contemporary academic political science. They reflect the growing movement to use disciplinary history as a means of accounting for the present status and possible futures of various modes of social and political inquiry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521479554
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
378
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Editor's introduction; 1. The declination of the state and the origins of American pluralism John G. Gunnell; 2. An ambivalent alliance: political science and American democracy Terence Ball; 3. The pedagogical purposes of a political science Stephen T. Leonard; 4. Public opinion in modern political science J. A. W. Gunn; 5. Disciplining Darwin: biology in the history of political science John S. Dryzek and David Schlosberg; 6. Race and political science: the dual traditions of race relations politics and African-American politics Hanes Walton, Jr., Cheryl M. Miller, and Joseph P. McCormick, II; 7. Realism in international relations Jack Donnelly; 8. Remembering the revolution: behavioralism in American political science James Farr; 9. Policy analysis and public life: the restoration of phronesis? Douglas Torgerson; 10. The development of the spatial theory of elections John Ferejohn; 11. Studying institutions: some lessons from the rational choice approach Kenneth A. Shepsle; 12. Order and time in institutional study: a brief for the historical approach Karen Orren and Stephen Skowronek; Bibliography.

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