Political Science in History: Research Programs and Political Traditions

Political Science in History: Research Programs and Political Traditions

by John S. Dryzek
     
 

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. See more details below

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:
9780521474221
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/1995
Pages:
379
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.22(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
List of Contributors
Introduction1
1The Declination of the "State" and the Origins of American Pluralism19
2An Ambivalent Alliance: Political Science and American Democracy41
3The Pedagogical Purposes of a Political Science66
4"Public Opinion" in Modern Political Science99
5Disciplining Darwin: Biology in the History of Political Science123
6Race and Political Science: The Dual Traditions of Race Relations Politics and African-American Politics145
7Realism and the Academic Study of International Relations175
8Remembering the Revolution: Behavioralism in American Political Science198
9Policy Analysis and Public Life: The Restoration of Phronesis?225
10The Development of the Spatial Theory of Elections253
11Studying Institutions: Some Lessons from the Rational Choice Approach276
12Order and Time in Institutional Study: A Brief for the Historical Approach296
Bibliography318
Index357

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