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Handbook of politics : state and society in global perspective

Author: Kevin T Leicht
Publisher: New York : Springer, 2012.
Series: Handbooks of sociology and social research
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st softcover printView all editions and formats

This book focuses on controversies and disagreements over the use of different methodologies for the study of politics and society, and discussions of specific applications found in the widely  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin T Leicht
ISBN: 9781461412557 9780387689296 038768929X 1461412552
OCLC Number: 819134922
Description: 668 Seiten : Illustrationen.
Contents: Institutional Theory.- Reviving State Theory.- Public Opinion, Elections, and Democratic Politics.- Neo-Functionalism and Civil Society.- Politics and the Civil Sphere.- Globalization and Transnationalism.- Elite Theory and Elites.- Conflict Theory.- Social Movements and Contentious Politics.- Guerilla Warfare and Terrorism.- Elites, PACS, and Political Influence.- The State and Economic Development.- Gender and Politics.- Globalization and Protest.- Culture and Political Protest.- Religion and Politics.- War and Democracy.- Space and Politics.- Politics and the Environment.- Ethnic Conflict and Nationalism.- NGOs and Transnational Organizations.- Democracy and Democratization.- Revolutions and Authoritarian Regimes.- Mass Media and Politics.- Elections and Voting.- The Politics of Inequality.- The Political Sociology of Criminal Justice.- Events Data and Conflict Analysis.- Ethnography and Politics.- Comparative Historical Methodology in Political Sociology.- Hierarchical Linear Modeling.- New Methods of Text Analysis and Politics.- Event-History Methods and Politics.- Social Networks and Politics.- Time-Series Analysis and the Study of Politics.- Varieties of Political Analysis.
Series Title: Handbooks of sociology and social research
Responsibility: edited by Kevin T. Leicht, J. Craig Jenkins.


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