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Culture matters : essays in honor of Aaron Wildavsky

Author: Aaron B Wildavsky; Richard Ellis; M Thompson
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1997.
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Culture Matters explores the role of political culture studies as one of the major investigative fields in contemporary political science. Culture theory was the focal point of the late Aaron Wildavs

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Culture matters.
Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1997
(OCoLC)605194479
Named Person: Aaron B Wildavsky; Aaron B Wildavsky
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Aaron B Wildavsky; Richard Ellis; M Thompson
ISBN: 081333117X 9780813331171 0813331188 9780813331188
OCLC Number: 36949734
Description: xix, 252 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Social science as cultural science: rational choice as metaphysics / Harry Eckstein --
Rational choice and culture: clashing perspectives or complementary modes of analysis / Sun-Ki Chai --
A cultural theory of organizations / Dennis J. Coyle --
Cultures: frameworks, theories, and models / Vincent Ostrom and Elinor Ostrom --
Political culture and political change / Charles Lockhart --
A proposed fragmentation of the theory of cultural change / Arthur L. Stinchcombe --
The depoliticization of risk / Mary Douglas --
What's special about cancer? / Howard Margolis --
Cultural theory, postmaterialism, and environmental attitudes / Gunnar Grendstad and Per Selle --
Seeing green: cultural biases and environmental preferences / Richard J. Ellis and Fred Thompson --
Applying cultural theories to practical problems / Robert Klitgaard --
Rewriting the precepts of policy analysis / Michael Thompson.
Responsibility: edited by Richard J. Ellis and Michael Thompson.
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