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Forging a Discipline A Critical Assessment of Oxford's Development of the Study of Politics and International Relations in Comparative Perspective
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Christopher Hood, Gladstone Professor of Government, All Souls College, University of Oxford,Desmond King, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of American Government, Fellow of Nuffield College, University of Oxford,Gillian Peele, Fellow and Tutor in Politics, Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford
Christopher Hood, FBA is Gladstone Professor of Government at the University of Oxford and Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford
Desmond King, FBA is Andrew W. Mellon Professor of American Government at the University of Oxford and Fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford
Gillian Peele, FRHistS is University Lecturer in Politics at the University of Oxford and Tutorial Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford
Table of Contents
List of Contributors
Preface and Acknowledgements
Part I: Setting the Scene
1. Introduction, Christopher Hood, Desmond King, and Gillian Peele
Part II: Origins and Overview: The Academic Study of Politics in Oxford and Elsewhere
2. A Tale of Three Cities: the Early Years of Political Science in Oxford, London and Manchester, Rodney Barker
3. Warden Anson, All Souls College and the Curious Creation of the Gladstone Chair of Political Theory and Institutions at Oxford, c. 1908-1912., Simon J. D. Green
4. The Role of Specialist Graduate Colleges in Disciplinary Development, Laurence Whitehead
5. Paradigms Lost: How Oxford Escaped the Paradigm Wars of the 1960s and 70s., Alan Ryan
6. Political Science and Institution Building: Oxford in Comparative Perspective., Robert E. Goodin
Part III: Developments: What it led to, in Disciplines and Discoveries
7. Political Science and Institution Building: Oxford in Comparative Perspective., John Curtice
8. Constitutionalism since Dicey, Iain McLean
9. Political Theory, Philosophy, and the Social Sciences: Five Chichele Professors, David Miller
10. The Academic Normalization of International Relations at Oxford, 1920-2012: Structures Transcended, Martin Ceadel
11. The Study of War at Oxford 1909-2009, Hew Strachan
12. Beyond Zanzibar: The Road to Comparative Inductive Institutionalism, Jack Hayward
13. The Study of Communist and post-Communist Politics, Archie Brown and Stephen Whitefield
Part IV: An Assessment
14. Conclusion, Christopher Hood, Desmond King, and Gillian Peele