The Blackwell Companion to Political Sociology

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Kate Nash, Alan Scott
Wiley, Feb 8, 2001 - Social Science - 496 pages
The Blackwell Companion to Political Sociology brings together thirty-eight original essays covering the wide inter-disciplinary field of political sociology.

  • Represents the most comprehensive overview available in the field of political sociology



  • Covers traditional questions as well as emerging topics including recent debates on gender, citizenship, and political identity



  • Includes detailed editorial introduction, abstracts, further reading lists, and a consolidated bibliography.

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About the author (2001)

Kate Nash is Lecturer in Sociology at Goldsmiths College, University of London. Her publications include Universal Difference: Feminism and the Liberal Undecidability of "Women" (1998) and Contemporary Political Sociology: Globalization, Politics, and Power (Blackwell, 2000), and editor of Readings in Contemporary Political Sociology (Blackwell, 2000).

Alan Scott is Professor of Sociology at the University of Innsbruck, Austria. He is the author of Ideology and the New Social Movements (1990) and editor of The Limits of Globalization (1997). He has recently completed co-editing and co-translating (with Helmut Staubmann) Georg Simmel’s Rembrandt: a Philosophical Essay (2004).

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