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We Have a Firm Foundation

Andrew Vincent

in The Nature of Political Theory

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199271252
eISBN:
9780191601101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271259.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Explores the generic foundations of political theory in the twentieth century. It sorts and analyses the overarching perceptions of the political theory, at a broad level of generality, during the ... More


Political Science: The History of the Discipline

Gabriel A. Almond

in A New Handbook of Political Science

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294719
eISBN:
9780191599361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294719.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

A historical overview of the discipline, from its foundations in ancient theorists to contemporary political scientists. Traces the contributions––philosophical, theoretical, and ... More


A New Handbook of Political Science

Robert E. Goodin and Hans-Dieter Klingemann (eds)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294719
eISBN:
9780191599361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294719.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

Includes contributions from over 40 political scientists from around the world and surveys developments in the discipline over the past 20 years. Discusses each of the main sub‐disciplines: political ... More


Political Science and the Other Social Sciences

Mattei Dogan

in A New Handbook of Political Science

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294719
eISBN:
9780191599361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294719.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

Political science has developed as a trans‐disciplinary process of hybridization. Innovation occurs in exchanges with other fields, and few political scientists work in a core of their subject. ... More


Political Science: The Discipline

Robert E. Goodin and Hans‐Dieter Klingemann

in A New Handbook of Political Science

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294719
eISBN:
9780191599361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294719.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

What is political science and what are its main contentions? Reviews the discipline and its contemporary boundaries with regard to theoretical questions and methodological integration. The discipline ... More


Trust and Democratic Transition in Post-Communist Europe

Ivana Markova (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263136
eISBN:
9780191734922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263136.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The ten chapters in this book are concerned with theoretical and empirical analyses of trust and distrust in post-Communist Europe after the collapse of the Soviet bloc in 1989. The contributors come ... More


Political Institutions: An Overview

Bo Rothstein

in A New Handbook of Political Science

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294719
eISBN:
9780191599361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294719.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

Provides an overview of institutional analysis, which comprises all questions in political science. Discusses issues in political theory and the normative role of institutions, and traces the decline ... More


A View from Europe

Colin Crouch (ed.)

in British Sociology Seen from Without and Within

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263426
eISBN:
9780191734298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263426.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

The history of sociology can be likened to the history of the Habsburg Empire, which claimed to have legitimate sovereignty over the whole of Europe but eventually became a discontented jumble of ... More


Political Behavior: An Overview

Edward G. Carmines and Robert Huckfeldt

in A New Handbook of Political Science

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294719
eISBN:
9780191599361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294719.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

Provides an overview of the ways political scientists have explained political behaviour. Traces the development of approaches from the early electoral studies to economic models, to combinations of ... More


The British Study of Politics in the Twentieth Century

Jack Hayward, Brian Barry, and Archie Brown (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262948
eISBN:
9780191734762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262948.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The distinctive strength of political science in Britain is revealed in this guide to modern British scholarship in the field. As well as charting the development of the discipline, the essays ... More


: British Approaches to Politics: The Dawn of a Self-Deprecating Discipline

Jack Hayward

in The British Study of Politics in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262948
eISBN:
9780191734762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262948.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This volume deals with the intellectual response of academics in Britain to the political challenges of the twentieth century. The distinctive identity of the British approach to the modern study of ... More


Political Methodology: Research Design and Experimental Methods

Kathleen M. McGraw

in A New Handbook of Political Science

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294719
eISBN:
9780191599361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294719.003.0034
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

Provides a discussion of issues relating to research design and experimental methods in political science. Issues are elaborated relating to control and random case selection, internal and external ... More


Political Methodology, Old and New

Hayward R. Alker

in A New Handbook of Political Science

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294719
eISBN:
9780191599361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294719.003.0035
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

Theoretical considerations and epistemological issues are not new in political science. They can be traced to the methodological innovators Aristotle and Weber. However, contemporary political ... More


Political Methodology: An Overview

John E. Jackson

in A New Handbook of Political Science

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294719
eISBN:
9780191599361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294719.003.0032
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

Reviews methodological techniques available across the discipline of political science. Econometrics and political science methods include structural equation estimations, time‐series analysis, and ... More


Political Jurisprudence

Martin Shapiro

in On Law, Politics, and Judicialization

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256488
eISBN:
9780191600234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256489.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This paper was originally published in the Kentucky Law Journal in 1964, and it is the first of two that elaborate a relatively general approach to judicial politics, which emphasizes the underlying ... More


Ideals of Church and State in the Sixth Century

Dominic J. O’Meara

in Platonopolis: Platonic Political Philosophy in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199285532
eISBN:
9780191717819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285532.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter interprets the Christian ecclesiology of the Pseudo-Dionysius as an adaptation of Neoplatonic political philosophy. A text of the same period (the reign of Justinian), the anonymous ... More


The Greeks

Antony Black

in A World History of Ancient Political Thought

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199281695
eISBN:
9780191713101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281695.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The polis (citizen-state) was ruled by warrior-citizens. Political debate kick-started philosophy and science; Aristotle later argued that humans fulfil their potential only in a polis. The Athenian ... More


Political Legitimacy and the State

Rodney Barker

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198274957
eISBN:
9780191684104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198274957.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

All governments and their supporters attempt to justify their power by the arguments and rituals of legitimacy. The claim to ultimate power authorized by principles of right, morality, or destiny is ... More


: Comparative Politics1

Vernon Bogdanor

in The British Study of Politics in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262948
eISBN:
9780191734762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262948.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines seven characters in search of a comparative politics: Ostrogorski, the Whig; Bryce, the liberal; Herman Finer, the comparativist; S. E. Finer, the Paretian realist; Philip ... More


The Scale of Sciences

Dominic J. O’Meara

in Platonopolis: Platonic Political Philosophy in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199285532
eISBN:
9780191717819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285532.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The scale of virtues corresponds to a division and scale of sciences which help realize these virtues. This chapter examines the scale of sciences as it was introduced into the curriculum of ... More


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