Power and Society An Introduction to the Social Sciences

ISBN-10: 0495833223
ISBN-13: 9780495833222
Edition: 12th 2011
List price: $275.95
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Book details

List price: $275.95
Edition: 12th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 2/18/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.430

Thomas R. Dye is Emeritus Professor of Political Science at Florida State University. He received his B.S. and M.A. from Pennsylvania State University and his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of numerous books and articles on American government and public policy. Dye has served as president of the Southern Political Science Association, president of the Policy Studies Organization, and secretary of the American Political Science Association. He is the recipient of the Harold Laswell Award for career contributions to the study of public policy and the Donald C. Stone Award for career contributions to the study of federalism. He received the Outstanding Alumni Award in 2001 from Penn State's College of Liberal Arts. Dye has taught at the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Wisconsin, and the University of Georgia. He served as visiting scholar at Bar-Elan University, Israel, and the Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C.

Preface?
The Nature and Study of Power
Power, Society, and Social Science
Social Sciences and the Scientific Method
Power and Ideology
Power and the Social Sciences
Power and Culture: An Anthropologist's View
Power and Sociology: the Importance of Social Class
Power and History
Power and Politics
Power and the Economy
Power and Psychology
The Uses of Power
Power, Race, and Gender
Poverty and Powerlessness
Power, Violence, and Crime
Power and the Global Community
Power Among Nations
Notes
Index

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