Essays in Honor of Aaron Wildavsky
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Culture Matters by Richard J. Ellis
Book DescriptionCulture Matters explores the role of political culture studies as one of the major investigative fields in contemporary political science. Culture theory was the focal point of the late Aaron Wildavsky's teaching and research for the last decade of his life, a life that profoundly affected many fields of political science from the study of the presidency to public budgeting. Hence, in this volume, original essays prepared in Wildavsky's honor examine the arenas of rationale choice, institutions, theories of change, political risk, the environment, and practical politics.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780813331188
(229mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Westview Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 15-Aug-1997
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Richard J. Ellis
Debating Reform, Paperback (October 2016)
Composed of pro and con essays written by top scholars in the field, this book considers key questions about reforming political institutions.
Debating the Presidency, Paperback (April 2014)
Richard Ellis and Michael Nelson have once again assembled a cadre of top scholars to offer a series of pro/con essays that will inspire debate beyond the book.
American Political Cultures, Paperback (July 1996)» View all books by Richard J. Ellis
This work demonstrates that American history is best understood as a contest between five rival political cultures: egalitarian community, competitive individualism, hierarchical collectivism, atomized fatalism, and autonomous hermitude.
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Author Biography - Richard J. Ellis
Michael Thompson is director of the Musgrave Institute in London and honorary research fellow at the Department of Geography at University College London. Richard Ellis is assistant professor of political science at Willamette University. The late Aaron Wildavsky was professor of political science and public policy and a member of the Survey Research Center at the University of California at Berkeley. Michael Thompson is director of the Musgrave Institute in London and honorary research fellow at the Department of Geography at University College London. Richard Ellis is assistant professor of political science at Willamette University. The late Aaron Wildavsky was professor of political science and public policy and a member of the Survey Research Center at the University of California at Berkeley.
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