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The Handbook of Political Sociology

The Handbook of Political Sociology
States, Civil Societies, and Globalization

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Frances Fox Piven, Richard A. Crawford, Alexander M. Hicks, Frank J. Lechner, Axel van den Berg, Thomas Janoski, Edwin Amenta, James Jasper, Barbara Hobson, Jacob Torfing, Edgar Kiser, Shawn Bauldry, David R. James, Kent Redding, Jeffrey Manza, Clem Brooks, Michael Sauder, David Weakliem, Liah Greenfield, Mildred A. Schwartz, Kay Lawson, Francisco J. Granados, David Knoke, Mark Mizruchi, Deborah M. Bey, J. Craig Jenkins, William Form, Michael Schudson, Silvio Waisbord, Thomas Ertman, John Markoff, Jeff Goodwin, Charles Tilly, Wolfgang Streeck, Lane Kentworthy, Viviane Brachet-Marquez, Oskar Ozlak, Gøsta Esping-Andersen, Joya Misra, Leslie King, Joshua Klugman, Gregory Hooks, James Rice, Evelyne Huber, John D. Stephens, Philip McMichael, Fengjan Wang, Peter Evans
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  • Date Published: May 2005
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521819909

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  • This Handbook of Political Sociology provides the first complete survey of the vibrant field of political sociology. Part I explores the theories of political sociology. Part II focuses on the formation, transitions, and regime structure of the state. Part III takes up various aspects of the state that respond to pressures from civil society, including welfare, gender, and military policies. And Part IV examines globalization. The Handbook is dedicated to the memory of co-author Robert Alford.

    • The first complete survey of the field of political sociology
    • In-depth exploration of the theories of political sociology
    • Detailed look at the state - its formation, transitions and regime structure
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    • Date Published: May 2005
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521819909
    • length: 838 pages
    • dimensions: 254 x 178 x 44 mm
    • weight: 1.66kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Dedication
    Preface
    Introduction
    Part I. Theories of Political Sociology:
    1. Rulemaking, rulebreaking and power Frances Fox Piven and Richard A. Crawford
    2. Neo-pluralism and neo-functionalism in political sociology Alexander M. Hicks and Frank J. Lechner
    3. Conflict theories in political sociology Axel van den Berg and Thomas Janoski
    4. Institutionalist and state-centric theories of political sociology Edwin Amenta
    5. Culture, knowledge, politics James Jasper
    6. Feminist theorizing and feminisms in political sociology Barbara Hobson
    7. The linguistic turn: Foucault, Laclau, Mouffe and Zizek Jacob Torfing
    8. Rational-choice theories in political sociology Edgar Kiser and Shawn Bauldry
    9. Theories of race and the state David R. James and Kent Redding
    Part II. Civil Society: The Roots and Processes of Political Action:
    10. Money, participation and votes: social cleavages and electoral politics Jeffrey Manza, Clem Brooks and Michael Sauder
    11. Public opinion, political attitudes and ideology David Weakliem
    12. Nationalism in comparative perspective Liah Greenfield
    13. Political parties: social bases, organization and environment Mildred A. Schwartz and Kay Lawson
    14. Organized interest groups and policy networks Francisco J. Granados and David Knoke
    15. Corporate control, interfirm relations and corporate power Mark Mizruchi and Deborah M. Bey
    16. Social movement organizations and strategies J. Craig Jenkins and William Form
    17. Towards a political sociology of the news media Michael Schudson and Silvio Waisbord
    Part III. The State and its Manifestations:
    18. State formation and state-building in Europe Thomas Ertman
    19. Transitions to democracy John Markoff
    20. Explaining the occurrences and consequences of social revolutions Jeff Goodwin
    21. Regimes and contention Charles Tilly
    22. Theories and practices of new-corporatism Wolfgang Streeck and Lane Kentworthy
    23. Undemocratic politics in the twentieth century and beyond Viviane Brachet-Marquez
    24. Civil bureaucracies in politics and implementing policies Oskar Ozlak
    Part IV. State Policy and Innovations:
    25. Comparative and historical studies of social policy and the welfare state Alexander M. Hicks and Gøsta Esping-Andersen
    26. Women, gender, and state policies Joya Misra and Leslie King
    27. The politics of racial policy Kent Redding, David R. James and Joshua Klugman
    28. War, militarism and states: insights and blindspots of political sociology Gregory Hooks and James Rice
    Part V. Globalization and Political Sociology:
    29. State economic and social policy in global capitalism Evelyne Huber and John D. Stephens
    30. Globalization Philip McMichael
    31. The politics of immigration and national integration Thomas Janoski and Fengjan Wang
    32. Counter-hegemonic globalization: transnational social movements in the contemporary global political economy Peter Evans
    References
    Index.

  • Instructors have used or reviewed this title for the following courses

    • Analytic Approaches in Political Science
  • Editors

    Thomas Janoski, University of Kentucky

    Robert R. Alford, City University of New York

    Alexander M. Hicks, Emory University, Atlanta

    Mildred A. Schwartz, University of Illinois, Chicago

    Contributors

    Frances Fox Piven, Richard A. Crawford, Alexander M. Hicks, Frank J. Lechner, Axel van den Berg, Thomas Janoski, Edwin Amenta, James Jasper, Barbara Hobson, Jacob Torfing, Edgar Kiser, Shawn Bauldry, David R. James, Kent Redding, Jeffrey Manza, Clem Brooks, Michael Sauder, David Weakliem, Liah Greenfield, Mildred A. Schwartz, Kay Lawson, Francisco J. Granados, David Knoke, Mark Mizruchi, Deborah M. Bey, J. Craig Jenkins, William Form, Michael Schudson, Silvio Waisbord, Thomas Ertman, John Markoff, Jeff Goodwin, Charles Tilly, Wolfgang Streeck, Lane Kentworthy, Viviane Brachet-Marquez, Oskar Ozlak, Gøsta Esping-Andersen, Joya Misra, Leslie King, Joshua Klugman, Gregory Hooks, James Rice, Evelyne Huber, John D. Stephens, Philip McMichael, Fengjan Wang, Peter Evans

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