Theory and methods in political science
The systematically revised third edition of the leading text on approaches and methods in political science features a considerable internatizationization in both the team of contributors and the range of coverage and examples. About half the chapters are entirely new and the rest are substantially revised and updated.
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What is politics? What is it that political scientists study?
THEORY AND APPROACHES
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Theory and Methods in Political Science: Third Edition
David Marsh,Gerry Stoker
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