Political Theory

Theories of the Policy Process

Edited by Christopher M. Weible and Paul A. Sabatier

Fourth Edition • July 25, 2017 • 416 pages

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A comprehensive primer to the major contemporary theoretical frameworks used in policy process research written by leading public policy scholars.

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Political Concepts and Political Theories

Gerald Gaus

First Edition • August 1, 2000 • 304 pages

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Political Concepts and Political Theories introduces political theory by focusing on enduring disputes about the nature of freedom, power, equality, justice, democracy, and authority. The first part of the book examines the nature of these disputes. It clarifies what we are disagreeing about when we offer different interpretations of political…

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Essentials of American Politics

David McKay

First Edition • January 1, 2000 • 448 pages

Print: $51.00 USD/$63.99 CAD

Essentials of American Politics is an undergraduate text with a novel analytical and comparative focus. It takes as a central theme the increasing tension in American politics between a general philosophy of limited government and particular public demands for more and better government programs and services. While this has always…

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The Rule of the Many: Fundamental Issues in Democratic Theory

Thomas Christiano

First Edition • July 29, 1996 • 320 pages

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There is no problem more crucial to contemporary political thought than the status of democracy, its role, and its problems in the contemporary world. In this survey of democratic theory, Thomas Christiano introduces the reader to the principles underlying democracy and to the problems involved in applying these principles to…

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