ISBN-10:
1461412552
ISBN-13:
9781461412557
Pub. Date:
10/15/2012
Publisher:
Springer New York
Handbook of Politics: State and Society in Global Perspective / Edition 1

Handbook of Politics: State and Society in Global Perspective / Edition 1

by Kevin T. Leicht, J. Craig Jenkins

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781461412557
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 10/15/2012
Series: Handbooks of Sociology and Social Research
Edition description: 2010
Pages: 668
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.05(d)

About the Author

Dr. Leicht is a professor in the Department of Sociology and the co-director of the Iowa Center for Inequality Studies at the University of Iowa. He was the chair of the Organization, Occupation, and Work section of ASA from 2005-2006.

Dr. Jenkins is aProfessor ofSociology and Political Science and an associate at the Mershon Center for International Security at the Ohio State University. He was the chair of the Political Sociology section of ASA from 1995-1996.

Both are members of the Sociological Research Association, an invited group of academics in sociology.

Table of Contents

Institutional Theory.- Reviving State Theory.- Public Opinion, Elections, and Democratic Politics.- Neo-Functionalism and Civil Society.- Politics and the Civil Sphere.- Globalization and Transnationalism.- Elite Theory and Elites.- Conflict Theory.- Social Movements and Contentious Politics.- Guerilla Warfare and Terrorism.- Elites, PACS, and Political Influence.- The State and Economic Development.- Gender and Politics.- Globalization and Protest.- Culture and Political Protest.- Religion and Politics.- War and Democracy.- Space and Politics.- Politics and the Environment.- Ethnic Conflict and Nationalism.- NGOs and Transnational Organizations.- Democracy and Democratization.- Revolutions and Authoritarian Regimes.- Mass Media and Politics.- Elections and Voting.- The Politics of Inequality.- The Political Sociology of Criminal Justice.- Events Data and Conflict Analysis.- Ethnography and Politics.- Comparative Historical Methodology in Political Sociology.- Hierarchical Linear Modeling.- New Methods of Text Analysis and Politics.- Event-History Methods and Politics.- Social Networks and Politics.- Time-Series Analysis and the Study of Politics.- Varieties of Political Analysis.

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