The Blackwell Dictionary of Political Science: A User's Guide to Its Terms

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Wiley, Aug 25, 1999 - Political Science - 384 pages
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The Blackwell Dictionary of Political Science provides students and general readers with a clear and lively introduction to the terminology of political science.

The book comprises rigorous definitions and explanations of around 1000 key terms presented in an engaging style, cross-referenced, and easily accessible to readers new to the subject. It also includes a section of short biographies of the most eminent writers in the discipline - both classical and modern. The book is unique in combining a single author's overview and minimal assumptions about the reader's prior knowledge of the discipline.

This dictionary is invaluable as a reference tool, providing an essential introduction to what it means to think politically.

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About the author (1999)

Frank Bealey is a retired Professor of Politics. He was previously Professor of Politics at the University of Aberdeen and has also held positions at the University of Keele and University of Manchester. His previous publications include Constituency Politics (1965), The Social and Political Thought of the British Labour Party (1970), The Politics of Independence (1981) and Democracy in the Contemporary State (1988).

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