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Title:
Liberal democracy and political science
Author:
Ceaser, James W.
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9780801839856
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Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c1990.
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242 p. ; 24 cm.
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Ceaser recommends that political scientists (of which he is one) take a more active role in superintending the government. He describes traditional political science as an amalgam of approaches, and declares that its purely academic role is inadequate in the contemporary world. Annotation(c) 2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)


Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. 1
1. What Is Liberal Democracy?p. 5
2. How Liberal Is Liberal Democracy?p. 26
3. Traditional Political Sciencep. 41
4. Modern Political Sciencep. 70
5. Reconstructing Political Sciencep. 94
6. The New Normativismp. 114
7. Political Science and the Political Culture of Liberal Democracyp. 143
8. The Constitution and Its Criticsp. 177
Notesp. 211
Indexp. 235