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The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Political Sociology

The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Political Sociology

  • Author: Edwin Amenta,Kate Nash,Alan Scott
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1444355074
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 576
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The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Political Sociology is a complete reference guide, reflecting the scope and quality of the discipline, and highlighting emerging topics in the field. Global in focus, offering up-to-date topics from an interdisciplinary, international set of scholars addressing key issues concerning globalization, social movements, and citizenship The majority of chapters are new, including those on environmental politics, international terrorism, security, corruption, and human rights Revises and updates all previously published chapters to include new themes and topics in political sociology Provides an overview of scholarship in the field, with chapters working independently and collectively to examine the full range of contributions to political sociology Offers a challenging yet accessible and complete reference guide for students and scholars

A Research Guide to Australian Politics and Cognate Subjects (ARGAP)

A Research Guide to Australian Politics and Cognate Subjects (ARGAP)

  • Author: Henry Mayer,Margaret Bettison,Judy Keene
  • Publisher: Melbourne : Cheshire
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 329
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Ency of Library and Inform Sci 2e V4 (Print)

Ency of Library and Inform Sci 2e V4 (Print)

  • Author: Miriam A. Drake
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • ISBN: 9780824720803
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  • Page: 830
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Doctors and Demonstrators

Doctors and Demonstrators

How Political Institutions Shape Abortion Law in the United States, Britain, and Canada

  • Author: Drew Halfmann
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
  • ISBN: 0226313441
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 336
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Since Roe v. Wade, abortion has continued to be a divisive political issue in the United States. In contrast, it has remained primarily a medical issue in Britain and Canada despite the countries’ shared heritage. Doctors and Demonstrators looks beyond simplistic cultural or religious explanations to find out why abortion politics and policies differ so dramatically in these otherwise similar countries. Drew Halfmann argues that political institutions are the key. In the United States, federalism, judicial review, and a private health care system contributed to the public definition of abortion as an individual right rather than a medical necessity. Meanwhile, Halfmann explains, the porous structure of American political parties gave pro-choice and pro-life groups the opportunity to move the issue onto the political agenda. A groundbreaking study of the complex legal and political factors behind the evolution of abortion policy, Doctors and Demonstrators will be vital for anyone trying to understand this contentious issue.

Whitaker's Books in Print

Whitaker's Books in Print

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  • Category: Bibliography, National
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Research Methods in Critical Security Studies

Research Methods in Critical Security Studies

An Introduction

  • Author: Mark B. Salter,Can E. Mutlu
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1136260846
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 256
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This new textbook surveys new and emergent methods for doing research in critical security studies, thereby filling a large gap in the literature of this emerging field. New or critical security studies is growing as a field, but still lacks a clear methodology; the diverse range of the main foci of study (culture, practices, language, or bodies) means that there is little coherence or conversation between these four schools or approaches. In this ground-breaking collection of fresh and emergent voices, new methods in critical security studies are explored from multiple perspectives, providing practical examples of successful research design and methodologies. Drawing upon their own experiences and projects, thirty-three authors address the following turns over the course of six comprehensive sections: Part I: Research Design Part II: The Ethnographic Turn Part III: The Practice Turn Part IV: The Discursive Turn Part V: The Corporeal Turn Part VI: The Material Turn This book will be essential reading for upper-level students and researchers in the field of critical security studies, and of much interest to students of sociology, ethnography and IR.

Social Research in Communication and Law

Social Research in Communication and Law

  • Author: Jeremy Cohen,Timothy Gleason
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • ISBN: 1452252378
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 144
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It is not unusual for communication and media researchers to study law or legal issues, nor is it uncommon for legal scholars to study communication law. But it is something of a departure for the two to come together as has been accomplished in this innovative volume. Social Research in Communication and Law is a practical guide for conducting research involving both legal and communication questions. Offering rich citations and examples from existing literature, this engaging volume shows communication law scholars how to make more effective use of the methodologies employed in communication science. Topics addressed include reconciling communication and law, social research approaches to libel and theories pertaining to freedom of

Handbook of Justice Research in Law

Handbook of Justice Research in Law

  • Author: Joseph Sanders,V. Lee Hamilton
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 0306473798
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 388
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Justice—a word of great simplicity and almost frightening scope. When we were invited to edit a volume on justice in law, we joked about the small topic we had been assigned. Often humor masks fear, and this was certainly one of those times. Throughout the project, we found daunting the task of covering even a fraction of the topics that usually fall under the umbrella of justice research in law. Ultimately, the organization of the book emerged from the writing of it. Our introductory chapter provides a road map to how the topics weave together, but as is so often the case it was written last, not ?rst. It was only when we had chapters in hand that we began to see how the many strands of justice research might be woven together. Chapters 2–4 on the basic forms of justice—procedural, retributive, and distributive—are the lynchpin of the volume; they provide the building blocks that permit us to think and write about each of the other substantive and applied chapters in terms of how they relate to the fundamental forms of justice. In the large central section of the volume (Chapters 5–9), the contributors address many ways in which the justice dimensions relate to one another. Most important for law is the relationship of perceptions of procedural justice and the two types of substantive justice—retributive and distributive.

Subject Catalog of the Institute of Governmental Studies Library, University of California, Berkeley

Subject Catalog of the Institute of Governmental Studies Library, University of California, Berkeley

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  • Category: Political science
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21st Century Geography

21st Century Geography

  • Author: Joseph P. Stoltman
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 141297464X
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 883
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This is a theoretical and practical guide on how to undertake and navigate advanced research in the arts, humanities and social sciences.