1 edition of Political knowledge found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Jeffrey Friedman and Shterna Friedman|
|LC Classifications||JA66 .P634 2012|
|The Physical Object|
|ISBN 10||9780415620567, 9780415620574, 9780415620581, 9780415620598, 9780415620604|
|LC Control Number||2012017132|
multiple knowledge items. For example, in a question"quiz" covering a range of topics designed to tap knowledge ofthree key areas (institutions and processes, cur rent issues and social conditions, and key political actors and groups) the average score for a national sample ofAmerican adults was about 5°% correct-evidenceper. People who know less about politics are more confident about their political knowledge, according to research published in the scientific journal Political new study found that this effect was exacerbated when partisan identities were activated.
Free eBooks - Political Science. Here you can find free books in the category: Political Science. Read online or download Political Science eBooks for free. Browse through our eBooks while discovering great authors and exciting books. Each individual's political knowledge is a unique combination of descriptive facts, explanations and prescriptions about politics. What is the basis of such knowledge? the appeal to any document, tradition, or person that is believed to posses the controlling explanation regarding a particular issue.
The role of knowledge in the policy process remains a central theoretical puzzle in policy analysis and political science. This article argues that an important yet missing piece of this puzzle is the systematic exploration of the political use of policy knowledge. While much of the recent debate has focused on the question of how the substantive use of knowledge can improve the quality of Cited by: The Evolution of Political Knowledge: Theory and Inquiry in American Politics. In this Book. The Ohio State University Press Buy This Book in Print. summary. Over the course of the last century, political scientists have been moved by two principal purposes. First, they have sought to understand and explain political phenomena in a way that Cited by: 7.
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The Fat Tail: The Power of Political Knowledge in an Uncertain World (with a New Preface) [Bremmer, Ian] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Fat Tail: The Power of Political Knowledge in an Uncertain World (with a New Preface)Cited by: Book Description.
Since at least the time of Plato, political scientists and philosophers have been concerned about what citizens and rulers should know if they are to be governed—and govern—well.
Moreover, the increasing complexity of modern societies has revivified thinking about and around the critical concept of political knowledge. This book is the most comprehensive analysis ever written about the American public’s factual knowledge of politics.
Drawing on extensive survey data, including much that is original, two experts in public opinion and political behavior find that many citizens are remarkably informed about the details of politics, while equally large numbers are nearly ignorant of political facts.
Finally, I found one book that sums up Foucault's philosophy, particularly his concept of "power/knowledge", in his own words. You can read a variety of his works to look for the common threads that form his overarching philosophy, or you can read a second-rate interpretation of his philosophy from others.
OR, you can read this by: Volume II: Political Knowledge and its Transmission. Part 1: The General Public’s Political Knowledge. Bernard R. Berelson, Paul F. Lazarsfeld, and William N. McPhee, ‘Political Perception’, Voting: A Study of Opinion Formation in a Presidential Campaign (University of.
Political books sometimes dive a little deeper into policy and single aspects of the system. Public affairs books such as Healthcare Reform Checklist have a meaningful proposal for reforming the healthcare systems in the west.
The book uses case studies from Germany and Eastern European countries to. Download Politics Books for FREE. All formats available for PC, Mac, eBook Readers and other mobile devices. Large selection and many more categories to choose from. The Question(s) of Political Knowledge JASON BARABAS Stony Brook University in their classic book, the factors related to knowl-edge are linked, in one way or another, to ability (the possession of adequate cognitive skills), opportunity (the availability of information and how it is pack.
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A great book for the beginning data analyst and a must for political science graduate students. It is a clear introduction to the use of regression analysis.
Edward Tufte was a political scientist of the first order and a teacher par excellence. ( views) Democracy in Brief by George Clack.
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The Fat Tail: The Power of Political Knowledge for Strategic Investing (Oxford University Press: ) is a book by political scientists Ian Bremmer and Preston r and Keat are President and Research Director, respectively, of Eurasia Group, a global political risk consultancy.
In The Fat Tail, Bremmer and Keat discuss a broad range of political risks, including geopolitical Author: Ian Bremmer and Preston Keat. It's a half-decent reference book, but The Knowledge Book only supplies a general description of its matters.
It's not in depth, but that's kind of the point, I suppose. It skims over the basics of cosmology, geology, zoology, human biology, chemistry, technology, mathematics, political systems, law, economy, religions, philosophy, psychology, art, architecture, literature, music, and film/5.
Knowledge and Politics is a book by philosopher and politician Roberto Mangabeira it, Unger criticizes classical liberal doctrine, which originated with European social theorists in the midth century and continues to exercise a tight grip over contemporary thought, as an untenable system of ideas, resulting in contradictions in solving the problems that liberal doctrine itself Author: Roberto Mangabeira Unger.
This book is the most comprehensive analysis ever written about the American public's factual knowledge of politics. Drawing on extensive survey data, including much that is original, two experts in public opinion and political behavior find that many citizens are remarkably informed about the details of politics, while equally large numbers are nearly ignorant of political facts.5/5(1).
Political knowledge is a key concept in the theory of political culture. Political culture reflects the political values in the society, modifies the political system and is modified by the latter. A Politics of Knowledge. John O. McGinnis Such rapid transformation will require agile political and policy processes.
And only a democracy capable of assimilating facts and reaching informed judgments rapidly is likely to be able to minimize the costs and maximize the benefits of the technology that is transforming our world at a torrid.
I was a political science major, and I read at least parts of all of the following books at some point. All are important both for their arguments and the counterarguments they gave rise to.
The Clash of Civilizations A Theory of Justice The. Unfortunately, political knowledge levels have increased very little over the last fifty to sixty years, even as educational attainment has risen enormously.
Rising IQ scores have also failed to increase political knowledge. This suggests that increasing political knowledge through education is a lot harder than it seems. Writing Book Reviews in Political Science To display substantial knowledge of the book's content, strengths, and weaknesses, as well as the ability to think critically about an academic argument.
Argument of a book review: Like all political science papers, book reviews assert a claim -- they do more than summarize what the author says. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Melanson, Philip H.
Political science and political knowledge. Washington: Public Affairs Press, ©The book Common Knowledge: News and the Construction of Political Meaning, W. Russell Neuman, Marion R. Just, and Ann N. Crigler is published by University of Chicago Press.The Evolution of Political Knowledge: Democracy, Autonomy, and Conflict in Comparative and International Politics; Edward D.
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