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Maestri of political science

Campus, D, Pasquino, G and Bull, MJ, (eds.) 2011, Maestri of political science , History of Political Science, 2 , ECPR Press, University of Essex.

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Abstract

This book continues the editors' work (started in the volume Masters of Political Science) of highlighting and re-evaluating the contributions of the most important political scientists who have gone before. Its basis is the belief that the future development and sophistication of the discipline will benefit from a critical understanding of the works of early political 'giants' whose contributions are presented and analysed: Gabriel A. Almon, Raymond Aron, Philip Converse, Maurice Duverger, Stanley Hoffmann, Paul Lazarsfeld, Arend Lijphart, Elinor Ostrom, William H. Riker, Stein Rokkan and Susan Strange. The editors review and consider the contributions of these maestri to the study of contemporary democracy, political culture, electoral systems, political communication, the transformation of capitalism and state formation in Europe. Maestri of Political Science is aimed not only at a new generation of political scientists but is a valuable opportunity for established scholars to see new light through old windows.

Item Type: Book
Editors: Campus, D, Pasquino, G and Bull, MJ
Uncontrolled Keywords: Political Science; Political Scientists
Themes: Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Arts & Social Sciences > School of Humanities, Languages & Social Sciences > Centre for Democracy and Human Rights
Publisher: ECPR Press
Refereed: Yes
Series Name: History of Political Science
ISBN: 978-1-907301-19-3
Depositing User: Professor Martin J. Bull
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2011 09:45
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 18:12
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/18142

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