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Wiarda, Howard J.

Grand Theories and Ideologies in the Social Sciences

Wiarda, Howard J. - Grand Theories and Ideologies in the Social Sciences, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Howard J. Wiarda

2. Developmentalism Then and Now: The Origins and Resurgence of an Enduring Grand Theory
Kelley Johnson

3. Marxism, Dependency, and the World Systems Approach: Are They Making a Comeback?
Braden Stone

4. Political Culture: Explanatory Variable or Residual Category?
Holger Meyer

5. Sociological Approaches: Old and New in Political Sociology
Ann P. Kryzanek

6. Psychoanalysis and the Study of Political Science
Shelliann Powell

7. Institutions and Institutionalism
Sonal Sahu

8. Rational Choice Theory: Why Irrationality Makes More Sense for Comparative Politics
J. D. J. Nakaska

9. Environmental and Geographic Determinism: Jared Diamond and His Ideas
Sukhoon Hong

10. Science or Ideology?: Sociobiology and Its Aftermath
Murat Bayar

11. Neuronopolitics: The Brainy Approach to Political Science
Josh Dix

12. Transitions to Democracy: Grand Theory or Grand Idea?
Matt Clary

13. Non-Western and Indigenous Theories of Change
Leah Langford

14. Conclusion
Howard J. Wiarda

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, Political Theory, Political Philosophy, Political Science, Social Sciences, general, Political History

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
277 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230112612
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-28839-7

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