Book Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket
Publisher: New York, Evanston, San Francisco And London: Harper & Row, Publishers, c1972.
Very Good condition with edgewear and fading to the boards in a Good+ dust-jacket that is soiled, scuffed and has creases and tears around the trim.
The book, Foundations of Political Sociology, provides a comprehensive introduction to the field of political sociology. The text is divided into four sections, each of which covers a different element of the discipline. The first section, entitled "Theoretical Foundations," provides an overview of key theoretical concepts andDiscusses the strengths and limitations of each approach. The second section, "Research Methods," covers key methodological approaches used in political sociology and Discusses the advantages anddisadvantages of each. The third section, "Theory in Practice," examines how political sociology has been applied to a variety of topics, including the political systems of Western Europe, Latin America, and the United States, the rise of the welfare state, and the impact of globalization on the politics of the developing world. The fourth and final section, "Conclusion," provides a synthesis of the key concepts and findings presented in the book.; 8vo ; 590 pages; FSA.