International Encyclopedia of Political Science
- Bertrand Badie - SciencesPo, France
- Dirk Berg-Schlosser - Philipps-University Marburg, Germany
- Leonardo Morlino - LUISS, Italy
Entries are arranged in alphabetical order, and a list of entries by subject area appears in the front of each volume for ease of use. The encyclopedia contains a detailed index as well as extensive bibliographical references. Filling the need for an exhaustive overview of the empirical findings and reflections on politics, this reference resource is suited for undergraduate or graduate students who wish to be informed effectively and quickly on their field of study, for scholars seeking information on relevant research findings in their area of specialization or in related fields, and for lay readers who may lack a formal background in political science but have an interest in the field nonetheless.
The International Encyclopedia of Political Science provides an essential, authoritative guide to the state of political science at the start of the 21st century and for decades to come, making it an invaluable resource for a global readership, including researchers, students, citizens, and policy makers.
- Case and Area Studies
- Comparative Politics, Theory, and Methods
- Democracy and Democratization
- Epistemological Foundations
- Equality and Inequality
- Gender and Race/Ethnicity
- International Relations
- Local Government
- Peace, War, and Conflict Resolution
- People and Organizations
- Political Economy
- Political Parties
- Political Sociology
- Public Policy and Administration
- Qualitative Methods
- Quantitative Methods
"This massive resource offers a comprehensive examination of the topics and empirical principles related to politics...Wide of scope, scholarly in approach, and focused on theory, this merits consideration as a foundation stone for all academic collections supporting advanced studies in political science."