9780814209349

The Evolution of Political Knowledge: Democracy, Autonomy, and Conflict in Comparative and International Politics

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    9780814209349

  • ISBN10:

    0814209343

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2004-02-01
  • Publisher: Ohio State Univ Pr
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Summary

Over the course of the last century, political scientists have been moved by two principal purposes. First, they have sought to understand and explain political phenomena in a way that is both theoretically and empirically grounded. Second, they have analyzed matters of enduring public interest, whether in terms of public policy and political action, fidelity between principle and practice in the organization and conduct of government, or the conditions of freedom, whether of citizens or of states. Many of the central advances made in the field have been prompted by a desire to improve both the quality and our understanding of political life. Nowhere is this tendency more apparent than in research on comparative politics and international relations, fields in which concerns for the public interest have stimulated various important insights. This volume systematically analyzes the major developments within the fields of comparative politics and international relations over the past three decades. Each chapter is composed of a core paper that addresses the major

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vii
Tables and Figures viii
Contributors ix
Democracy, Autonomy, and Conflict in Comparative and International Politics: An Introduction
EDWARD D. MANSFIELD AND RICHARD SISSON
1(10)
1. The Political Science Discipline
DAVID D. LAITIN
11(49)
Commentaries:
ROBERT O. KEOHANE
41(6)
IAN SHAPIRO
47(7)
BARRY R. WEINGAST
54(6)
2. Globalization, Power, and Authority
STEPHEN D. KRASNER
60(40)
Commentaries:
PETER J. KATZENSTEIN
82(5)
HELEN V. MILNER
87(4)
SASKIA SASSEN
91(9)
3. Security Studies: Ideas, Policy, and Politics
ROBERT JERVIS
100(46)
Commentaries:
JACK S. LEVY
127(4)
ROBERT POWELL
131(6)
THOMAS C. SCHELLING
137(3)
MARC TRACHTENBERG
140(6)
4. Identity, Culture, and Collective Action
LEONARD BINDER
146(59)
Commentaries:
JAMES D. FEARON
188(4)
RUSSELL HARDIN
192(9)
DONALD L. HOROWITZ
201(4)
5. Citizens, Elected Policymakers, and Democratic Representation: Two Contributions from Comparative Politics
G. BINGHAM POWELL JR.
205(52)
Commentaries:
GARY W. COX
236(5)
HERBERT KITSCHELT
241(9)
SUSAN C. STOKES
250(7)
6. The Democratic Dynamics of Educational Investment and Income Distribution
JOHN E. ROEMER
257(43)
Commentaries:
JOHN EEREJOHN
276(8)
MARGARET LEVI
284(4)
JAMES A. ROBINSON
288(7)
MICHAEL WALLERSTEIN
295(5)
7. Democracy and Economic Development
ADAM PRZEWORSKI
300(39)
Commentaries:
PRADEEP K. CHHIBBER
325(5)
RONALD L. ROGOWSKI
330(4)
W. PHILLIPS SHIVELY
334(5)
Works Cited 339(32)
Index 371

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