Contemporary Empirical Political Theory
by Kristen R. Monroe
Publisher: University of California Press 1997
Number of pages: 329
How can we best understand the major debates and recent movements in contemporary empirical political theory? In this volume, the contributors present their views of the central core, methodologies and development of empirical political science. Their disparate views of the unifying themes of the discipline reflect different theoretical orientations, from behavioralism to rational choice, cultural theory to postmodernism, and feminism to Marxism.
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by Dean Baker - Center for Economic and Policy Research
Progressives need a fundamentally new approach to politics. They have been losing not just because conservatives have so much more money and power, but also because they have accepted the conservatives' framing of political debates...
by David L. Norton - University of California Press
At a time when politics and virtue seem less compatible than oil and water, Democracy and Moral Development shows how to bring the two together. Philosopher David Norton applies classical concepts of virtue to the premises of modern democracy.
The perfect introduction for high school lessons on UK government. It is also a quick guide for people of other nations to get some insight into the arcane governance of the UK with its powerless head of state and all powerful House of Commons.
by Tibor R. Machan - Hoover Institution Press
This volume explores whether government action is in fact indispensable in the face of natural calamities, and what might be done to restrain the expansion of the scope of governmental power if emergency circumstances warrant intervention.