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Theory and Methods in Political Science
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THEORY AND METHODS IN POLITICAL SCIENCE

PAPERBACK BY MARSH, DAVID; STOKER, GERRY

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ISBN
9780230576278
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PALGRAVE
 
 
EDITION
3RD ED. 2010
PUBLISHER
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
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PAGES
400 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
03 FEB 2010

DESCRIPTION

The systematically revised third edition of the leading text on approaches and methods in political science features a considerable internationalization in both the team of contributors and the range of coverage and examples. About half the chapters are entirely new and the rest are substantially revised and updated.

CONTENTS

Introduction; G.Stoker & D.Marsh.- PART I: THEORY AND APPROACHES.- Introduction to Part I; G.Stoker.- Behavioural Analysis; D.Sanders.- Rational Choice; A.Hindmoor.- The Institutional Approach; V.Lowndes.- Constructivism and Interpretive Theory; C.Parsons.- Political Psychology; P.Hart.- Feminism; V.Randall.- Marxism; D.Macguire.- Normative Theory; S.Buckler.- PART II: METHODS AND RESEARCH DESIGN.- Introduction to Part II; G.Stoker.- Ontology and Epistemology in Political Science; D.Marsh & P.Furlong.- Meta-Theoretical Issues; D.Marsh.- The Challenge of Research Design; B.Hancke.- Rediscovering Qualitative Approaches; A.Vromen.- Quantitative Methods; P.John.- The Comparative Method; J.Hopkin.- The Experimental Method: Prospects for Laboratory and Field Studies; G.Stoker & H.Margetts.- The Relevance of Political Science; G.Peters, J.Pierre & G.Stoker.