Leicht, Kevin T.

Handbook of Politics

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: The Study of Politics Enters the Twenty-First Century
Kevin T. Leicht, J. Craig Jenkins

Part I. Theory in the Study of Politics

2. Institutional Theory
Edwin Amenta, Kelly M. Ramsey

3. Redesigning the State, Reorienting State Power, and Rethinking the State
Bob Jessop

4. Public Opinion, Public Policy, and Democracy
Paul Burstein

5. Democracy, Professions and Societal Constitutionalism
David Sciulli

6. Power, Politics, and the Civil Sphere
Jeffrey C. Alexander

7. On the Origins of Neoliberalism: Political Shifts and Analytical Challenges
Nitsan Chorev

8. Transboundary Politics
Jason Beckfield

9. Elite Theory and Elites
John Higley

10. Conflict Theory
A. Oberschall

11. When and Where Class Matters for Political Outcomes: Class and Politics in a Cross-National Perspective
Kazimierz M. Slomczynski, Joshua Kjerulf Dubrow

Part II. Political Change and Transformation

12. Social Movements and Contentious Politics
David S. Meyer, Daisy Verduzco Reyes

13. Political Violence as an Object of Study: The Need for Taxonomic Clarity
Edward Crenshaw, Kristopher Robison

14. Corporations, Capitalists, and Campaign Finance
Val Burris

15. States and Economic Development
Matthew Lange

16. Gender, Politics, and Women's Empowerment
Valentine M Moghadam

17. Globalization and Collective Action
Paul D Almeida

18. Cultural Analysis of Political Protest
Hank Johnston

19. Religion and Post-secular Politics
Christopher Pieper, Michael P. Young

20. Space and Politics
Gregory Hooks, Linda Lobao

21. Politics and the Environment
Robert J. Brulle

22. Politics as a Cultural Phenomenon
Liah Greenfeld, Eric Malczewski

23. Urban Politics
Terry Nichols Clark, Rachel Harvey

24. Democracy and Democratization
Georg Sørensen

25. Authoritarian State and Contentious Politics
Dingxin Zhao

26. Mass Media and Democratic Politics
Delia Dumitrescu, Anthony Mughan

27. Elections and Voting
Kent Redding, Peter J. Barwis, Nik Summers

28. The Politics of Economic Inequality
David Brady, Benjamin Sosnaud

29. The Political Sociology of Criminal Justice
David Jacobs

Part III. Methods in the Study of Politics

30. Comparative-Historical Methodology in Political Sociology
Edgar Kiser, Steve Pfaff

31. Multilevel Models
Andrew S Fullerton, Michael Wallace, Michael J Stern

32. Event History Methods
Janet M. Box-Steffensmeier, Anand E. Sokhey

33. Social Networks and Political Analysis
Clayton D. Peoples

34. Time Series Analysis of Political Change
David L. Weakliem

Keywords: Social Sciences, general, Sociology, Political Science

Publication year
Handbooks of Sociology and Social Research
Page amount
679 pages

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