The Handbook of Political Sociology: States, Civil Societies, and Globalization
Thomas Janoski, Robert R. Alford, Alexander M. Hicks, Mildred A. Schwartz
Cambridge University Press, 23. svi 2005.
This Handbook provides a complete survey of the vibrant field of political sociology. Part I explores the theories of political sociology. Part II focuses on the formation, transitions, and regime structure of the state. Part III takes up various aspects of the state that respond to pressures from civil society.
Conflict Theories in Political Sociology
Institutionalist and StateCentric Theories of Political Sociology
Feminist Theorizing and Feminisms in Political Sociology
Foucault Laclau Mouffe and Žižek
RationalChoice Theories in Political Sociology
Theories of Race and the State
Revolutions and Revolutionary Movements
Regimes and Contention
Theories and Practices of Neocorporatism
Undemocratic Politics in the Twentieth Century and Beyond
Politics and Policies
Comparative and Historical Studies of Public Policy and the Welfare State
Women Gender and State Policies
The Politics of Racial Policy
Social Cleavages and Electoral Politics
Public Opinion Political Attitudes and Ideology
Nationalism in Comparative Perspective
Social Bases Organization and Environment
Organized Interest Groups and Policy Networks
Corporate Control Interfirm Relations and Corporate Power
Social Movements and Social Change
Toward a Political Sociology of the News Media
State Formation and State Building in Europe
Transitions to Democracy
The Insights and Blind Spots of Political
State Economic and Social Policy in Global Capitalism
The Politics of Immigration and National Integration
Transnational Social Movements
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Stranica 77 - The executive of the modern State is but a committee for managing the common affairs of the whole bourgeoisie.
Stranica 249 - It is imagined because the members of even the smallest nation will never know most of their fellow-members, meet them or even hear of them, yet in the minds of each lives the image of their communion...
Stranica 35 - power' the chance of a man or of a number of men to realize their own will in a communal action even against the resistance of others who are participating in the action.
Stranica 145 - Citizenship is a status bestowed on those who are full members of a community. All who possess the status are equal with respect to the rights and duties with which the status is endowed.
Stranica 419 - Where a government has come into power through some form of popular vote, fraudulent or not, and maintains at least an appearance of constitutional legality, the guerrilla outbreak cannot be promoted, since the possibilities of peaceful struggle have not yet been exhausted.
Stranica 36 - And therefore if any two men desire the same thing, which nevertheless they cannot both enjoy, they become enemies; and in the way to their end (which is principally their own conservation, and sometimes their delectation only), endeavour to destroy, or subdue one another.
Stranica 188 - Schermerhorn defines an ethnic group as: "a collectivity within a larger society having real or putative common ancestry, memories of a shared historical past, and a cultural focus on one or more symbolic elements defined as the epitome of their peoplehood.
Stranica 84 - Today, however, we have to say that a state is a human community that (successfully) claims the monopoly of the legitimate use of physical force within a given territory.
Stranica 329 - The rise of the modern corporation has brought a concentration of economic power which can compete on equal terms with the modern state — economic power versus political power, each strong in its own field. The state seeks in some aspects to regulate the corporation, while the corporation, steadily becoming more powerful, makes every effort to avoid such regulation. Where its own interests are concerned, it even attempts to dominate...
Stranica 467 - Authoritarian regimes are political systems with limited, not responsible, political pluralism: without elaborate and guiding ideology (but with distinctive mentalities); without intensive nor extensive political mobilization (except some points in their development); and in which a leader (or occasionally a small group) exercises power within formally ill-defined limits but actually quite predictable ones.