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The Concept of Political Culture : St Antony's - Stephen Welch

The Concept of Political Culture

St Antony's

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'...erudite, thought-provoking and well-written.'Archie Brown, Professor of Politics, Oxford University. The return to prominence of the concept of political culture offers an opportunity to re-evaluate its contribution to the social sciences. This study casts a broader than usual net, embracing not only political science (with equal emphasis placed on the concept's use in communist studies), but also sociology and history. On this basis a distinctive theory of political culture, and not merely another typology, is developed. Political culture, instead of being a token in the sterile debate between interest- and culture-based explanation, offers the means of transcending that debate.

Acknowledgements - Introduction - Political Culture and Democracy - Political Culture and Modernity - Political Culture and Communism - Political Culture and Comparative Explanation - Political Culture and Stalinism - Political Culture and Interpretation - Political Culture and National Identity - New Trends in Political Culture Research - Conclusion - Bibliography - Index

ISBN: 9780333545348
ISBN-10: 0333545346
Series: St Antony's
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 7th July 1993
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.43
Edition Number: 11