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Comparative politics; the quest for theory [by] James A. Bill [and] Robert L. Hardgrave, Jr.

; Hardgrave, Robert L., author
Columbus, Ohio, Merrill [1973] .
ISBN 0675090083, 9780675090087

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Other Authors Hardgrave, Robert L.,
Subjects Comparative government.
Description x, 261 pages illustrations 23 cm.
Copyright Date [1973]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-254).
Contents I: The systematic study of comparative politics -- The traditional study of comparative politics -- The transforming study of comparative politics -- The theoretical mold -- The essence of theory -- The goals of this study -- II: Modernization and political development -- Foundations of the concept of development -- Dichotomous schemes: tradition and modernity -- Old problems in the new study of change -- The challenge of modernization -- The concept of political development -- III: Political culture and socialization -- Political culture -- Orientation and behavior -- The concept of sentiment -- Political socialization -- The problem of change -- Socialization in the new nations -- Evaluation of the approach -- IV: Group politics -- Themes and definitions -- The group approach and comparative analysis -- The group approach analyzed -- V: The political elite approach -- The pioneers of elite analysis -- Mosca: the political class -- Pareto: the governing elite -- Michels: the oligarchy -- Classical elite analysis evaluated -- Elite analysis and theory building -- Elite analysis and modernization -- VI: Class analysis -- Obstacles and objections -- Class, society and politics -- The class concept defined -- Groups, elites, and classes -- Class analysis evaluated -- VII: Functionalism and systems analysis -- The structural-functional approach -- Systems analysis -- A comparative critique -- VIII Comparative politics and theory building.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)650022
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