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Political Research and Political Theory

Edited by Oliver Garceau

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674592537

Publication Date: 01/01/1968

256 pages

17 illustrations, 19 tables


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  • Introduction by Oliver Garceau
  • Part One: On Theory
    • Empirical Approaches to Democratic Theory [Avery Leiserson]
    • Political Philosophy and Political Science [J. Roland Pennock]
    • Natural Law and the Problem of Value-Judgment [Frederick M. Watkins]
  • Part Two: On Method
    • Personality in Politics: A Conceptual Map, with Application to the Problem of Political Rationality [M. Brewster Smith]
    • Micro- and Macro-politics: Notes on Research Strategy [Douglas Price]
  • Part Three: On Party
    • The Concept of “Party” [Austin Ranney]
    • The Comparison of Western Political Parties [Leon D. Epstein]
    • State Party Systems and Policy Outputs [Duane Lockard]
    • The Dynamics of One-Party Systems [Merle Fainsod]
  • Index

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