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The analysis of political structure

Author: David Easton
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

By applying a method formed by recent theories of structuralism to the field of political science, the author shows that it is the organization of political systems as whole entities which  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Easton
ISBN: 0415903106 9780415903103
OCLC Number: 470498215
Description: xv, 336 s. ; 23 cm
Contents: Part 1 Structure in political research: structure in contemporary political analysis; political structure revived; varieties of political structure; effects of non-formal political structures; effects of formal political structures; structuralism as a theory of determination; structuralism, systems analysis and higher-order structures; comparative research and whole-system constraint. Part 2 The structuralism of Nicos Poulantzas: Poulantzas - Marzism redefined; structuralist Marxism and systems analysis; a structuralist explanation of the state; the state a structural object; the structural forms of the political systems; the transformation of authoritarian political structures. Part 3 Higher order structures: higher order structures - as explanation; higher-order structures - their composition and influence; substance vs method.
Responsibility: by David Easton.


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