New PDF release: 21st Century Political Science: A Reference Handbook

By John T. Ishiyama, Marijke Breuning

ISBN-10: 1412969018

ISBN-13: 9781412969017

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through ninety nine entries or "mini-chapters," the SAGE twenty first Century Reference sequence volumes on political technology spotlight an important subject matters, matters, questions, and debates any pupil acquiring a level during this box should have mastered for effectiveness within the twenty first century. 21st Century Political technological know-how: A Reference instruction manual serves as an authoritative reference resource that meets scholars' learn wishes with extra certain info than encyclopedia entries yet now not rather a lot jargon, element, or density as a magazine article or a examine instruction manual chapter. 

An editorial advisory board created from eminent students from quite a few subfields, lots of whom also are award-winning lecturers, chosen an important basic themes within the self-discipline. the 2 volumes are divided into six significant components: 1) normal methods of Political technological know-how; 2) Comparative Politics; three) diplomacy; four) Political technology technique; five) Political proposal; and six) American Politics. a bit on identification politics contains chapters on themes akin to Race, Ethnicity, and Politics; Gender and Politics; faith and Politics; and LGBT concerns/ Queer idea. This two-volume source makes quite complicated techniques in political technology available to complicated undergraduate and starting graduate students.


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McClosky (1964) found greater degrees of consensus for democratic procedures among influentials than among the public at large. For example, his surveys contained 12 items to measure support for the “rules of the game” (procedural democracy). These items included statements that respondents were asked to register agreement or disagreement with and consisted of statements about whether a citizen could be justified in acting outside the law, whether majorities had an obligation to respect minorities, whether the means were as important as the ends in the pursuit of political outcomes, whether the use of force was ever justified as a political strategy, and whether voting rights should be expansive or curtailed.

In The Consequences of Modernity, Giddens confronts the issue of whether we are in a postmodern period, as Lyotard and others argue, or whether we are experiencing a type of radicalized modernity in which modernity has simply accelerated its pace. This radicalized modernity is primarily fueled by the disembedding processes of globalization, best characterized by global, cultural homogeneity; the disappearance of tradition; the erosion of place-based community; and the erosion (and shifting nature) of trust in persons, institutions, and abstract systems.

S. system of Republican–Democratic politics appeared stable, a result, in part, of the nonparticipation of non-democracysupporting non-elites. In short, democracy, McClosky stated, is sometimes “saved” by the nonparticipation of uninformed segments of the demos (p. 376). Fifth, classic accounts of democracy are inaccurate when claiming that the acceptance of democratic ideas is essential for the survival of democracy. S. population 8 • GENERAL APPROACHES IN POLITICAL SCIENCE as the country continued to promote educational and scientific advancements.

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