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Blackwell Companion to Political Sociology

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ISBN-10: 140512265X

ISBN-13: 9781405122658

Edition: 2004

Authors: Kate Nash, Alan Scott

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The Blackwell Companion to Political Sociology brings together thirty-eight original essays covering the wide inter-disciplinary field of political sociology. Represents the most comprehensive overview available in the field of political sociology Covers traditional questions as well as emerging topics including recent debates on gender, citizenship, and political identity Includes detailed editorial introduction, abstracts, further reading lists, and a consolidated bibliography.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/7/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 6.77" wide x 9.53" long x 1.08" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

List of Contributors
Approaches to Power and The Political
Marxist Approaches to Power
Pluralism and Elitism
Rational Choice Approaches to Analyzing Power
Power, Government, Politics
Society, Morality and Law: Jurgen Habermas
A Political Sociology for Complex Societies
"Postmodern" Political Sociology
Studying Power
The State and Governance Formation and Form
Theories of State Formation
Political Legitimacy
Gender and the State
Political Processes
Administration, Civil Service and Bureaucracy
Policy Networks
Parties and Interest Intermediation
Social Movements and Political Process
The Media and Politics
Violence and the State
The Political Sociology of War
Terror Against the State
The Political and The Social
State and Civil Society
Civil Society and the Public Sphere
Trust and Social Capital
The State and the Market
Markets Against States: Neo-Liberalism
The Politics of Collective Identity and Action
Beyond New Social Movements: Social Conflicts and Institutions
The Politics of Ethnicity and Identity
Imagined Communities
Political Rituals
The Politics of Popular Culture
Body Politic
Citizenship and Gender
Post-National Citizenship: Reconfiguring the Familiar Terrain
Government and Citizenship
Political Transformations
Transformation, Transition, Consolidation: Democratization in Latin America
Feminism and Democracy
Postmodernization, Fragmentation, Globalization
Postmodernization of Politics
Nationalism and Fragmentation Since 1989
A New Phase of the State Story in Europe
The "Singapore Model": Democracy, Communication, and Globalization