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Making political science matter : debating knowledge, research, and method

Making political science matter : debating knowledge, research, and method

Author: Sanford Schram; Brian Caterino
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2006.
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Discusses the state of the field of Political Science. This book talks about the usefulness of rational choice theory; the ethical limits of pluralism; the use (and misuse) of empirical research; the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Making political science matter.
New York : New York University Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2006018397
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sanford Schram; Brian Caterino
ISBN: 9781429490184 1429490187 9780814783566 0814783562 0814740324 9780814740323 0814740332 9780814740330
OCLC Number: 170695328
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 304 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Return to politics: perestroika, phronesis, and post-paradigmatic political science / Sanford F. Schram --
The perestroikan challenge to social science / David D. Laitin --
A perestroikan straw man answers back: David Laitin and phronetic political science / Bent Flyvbjerg --
A statistician strikes out: in defense of genuine methodological diversity / Patrick Thaddeus Jackson --
Reflections on doing phronetic social science: a case study / Corey S. Shdaimah and Roland W. Stahl --
Social science in society / Theodore Schatzki --
Power and interpretation / Brian Caterino --
Contesting the terrain: Flyvbjerg on facts, value, knowledge, and power / Mary Hawkesworth --
The bounds of rationality / Stewart Clegg --
Making intuition matter / Leslie Paul Thiele --
Conundrums in the practice of pluralism / Peregrine Schwartz-Shea --
Unearthing the roots of hard science: a program for graduate students / Greg J. Kasza --
Political science and political theory: the heart of the matter / David Kettler --
Finding new mainstreams: perestroika, phronesis, and political science in the United States / Timothy W. Luke.
Responsibility: edited by Sanford F. Schram and Brian Caterino.
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Devotees of the perestroika movement will find many of the chapters reinforce their views of the field. . . . Recommended. * Choice * A bold call to rethink political science. The authors imagine a Read more...

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