The Search for American Political Development

The Search for American Political Development

by Karen Orren, Stephen Skowronek, Orren Karen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521838940

ISBN-13: 9780521838948

Pub. Date: 05/28/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The Search for American Political Development is the first full-scale assessment of American political development ("APD") as a field of inquiry in political science. The book surveys its foundations in the origins of the discipline, evaluates the current state of its institutional and cultural investigations, and addresses the challenges APD scholars confront today.…  See more details below

Overview

The Search for American Political Development is the first full-scale assessment of American political development ("APD") as a field of inquiry in political science. The book surveys its foundations in the origins of the discipline, evaluates the current state of its institutional and cultural investigations, and addresses the challenges APD scholars confront today. The authors seek to move the enterprise forward with chapters devoted to the concept of political development and to its methodological and substantive implications for the study of politics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521838948
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2004
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

1The historical construction of politics1
2Unraveling the premise : the cultural critique33
3The institutional turn : rethinking order and change over time78
4Political development : the definition120
5Political development : the issues172

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