A major introductory textbook for students of politics, sociology and public administration on theories of the state and of politics. The five core chapters each introduce a major school of thought providing a substantial analysis of the methodology and philosophy, as well as the main objections and criticisms to which each has given rise. The theories and examples are drawn from a wide range of industrial societies.
|Publication date:||27th May 1987|
|Author:||Patrick Dunleavy, Brendan O'Leary|
|Categories:||Politics & government,|
Author Patrick Dunleavy: Patrick is a member of the Academy of the Social Sciences, London. He has authored numerous books and academic articles in political science, including co-authoring Theories of the Democratic State. He is currently general editor of five major LSE blogs, and he co-directs the Democratic Audit of the UK. Patrick is author of Authoring a PhD. He also blogs on research-level writing for PhDers, early career researchers and academics at https://medium.com/@Write4Research. He tweets @PJDunleavy.More About Patrick Dunleavy, Brendan O'Leary