Methods and Approaches
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Political Theory by David Leopold
Book DescriptionPolitical theorists are too often silent on questions of method and approach. David Leopold and Marc Stears have assembled a distinguished group of contributors to break that silence and to explain and defend the research methods they utilise in their own work. The result is a rich and varied collection which does not suggest that there is only one right way to conduct political theory, but rather introduces readers to many of the often unelaborated methods and approaches that currently inform the work of leading scholars in the field. Amongst the topics covered are the complex and contested connections between political theory and a range of adjacent disciplines - including moral philosophy, the empirical social sciences, the history of political thought, the world of 'real' politics, critical social theory, and ideology. Both individually and as a collection, these essays will promote understanding and provoke further debate amongst students and established scholars alike. They will be encouraged to reflect on their own methodological assumptions, to re-examine the practical tools of analysis they employ, and to re-evaluate why the research they do matters.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780199230082
(234mm x 156mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 31-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Lively introduction to the many interesting ways to do political theory in the 21st century.
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