Interpretive Political Science: Selected Essays, Volume II

Interpretive Political Science: Selected Essays, Volume II

by R.A.W. Rhodes

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ISBN-13: 9780191089336
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Publication date: 07/21/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
File size: 630 KB

About the Author

Rod Rhodes is Professor of Government (Research) at the University of Southampton. He is life Vice-President of the Political Studies Association of the United Kingdom; a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia; and a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences (UK). In 2012, he was awarded International Research Association for Public Management and Routledge Prize for Outstanding Contribution to Public Management Research. In 2014, he was awarded the Special Recognition Award by the Political Studies Association of the United Kingdom for his outstanding contribution to political science. In 2015, he was awarded the biennial ECPR's (European Consortium for Political Research) Lifetime Achievement Award.

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Further on Down the Road - Blurring Genres
Part I: Theory
2. On Interpretation
Part II: Methods
3. On Ethnography
4. On 'Being There'
5. On Focus Groups
6. On 'Life History'
7. On 'Court Politics'
Part III: Applications
8. On Greedy Institutions
9. On Reform
10. On Local Knowledge
11. On Westminster
Conclusion: Interpreting the 'Interpretive Turn'
12. What Is New About the 'Interpretive Turn' and Why Does It Matter?

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