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Culture and Politics

A Reader

  • Editors
  • Lane Crothers
  • Charles Lockhart
Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Concept and Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-4
    2. Gabriel A. Almond
      Pages 5-20
    3. David J. Elkins, Richard E. B. Simeon
      Pages 21-38
  3. Culture and Globalizaton

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 75-78
    2. Samuel P. Huntington
      Pages 99-118
    3. Donald K. Emmerson
      Pages 119-128
  4. Popular Culture

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 129-131
    2. Allen McBride, Robert K. Toburen
      Pages 133-149
    3. Clifford Geertz
      Pages 175-201
  5. Civil Society and Social Capital

  6. Social Movements, Collective Identity, and Political Culture

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 249-252
    2. Doug McAdam
      Pages 253-268
    3. Ann Swidler
      Pages 269-283
    4. James Davison Hunter
      Pages 284-301
  7. Culture and Political Change

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 303-306
    2. Harry Eckstein
      Pages 307-324
    3. Samuel P. Huntington
      Pages 348-357
  8. Culture and Rationality

  9. Back Matter
    Pages 413-440

About this book

Introduction

Political culture is one of the central, but most difficult, concepts in political science. Culture and Politics: A Reader explores this concept by compiling previously-published works that focus on the core themes of political culture research: Concepts and Applications, Culture and Globalization, Popular Culture, Civil Society and Social Capital, Social Movements and Collective Identity, Culture and Political Change, and Culture and Rationality. Each section includes general and article introductions as well as a 'suggested reading' list. Culture and Politics: A Reader provides a handy resource for students and teachers at both the graduate and under-graduate level.

Keywords

conflict culture democracy economic theory globalization identity parliament political science politics social capital social science socialism society work

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