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

ISBN: 978-0-631-20695-8
396 pages
August 1999, Wiley-Blackwell
The Blackwell Dictionary of Political Science: A User


The Blackwell Dictionary of Political Science provides students and general readers with a clear and lively introduction to the terminology of political science.
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Table of Contents


Dictionary Entries A-Z.

Biographical Sketches: A Related Political Science Who's Who.


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Author Information

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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The Wiley Advantage

* Single authored dictionary providing comprehensive and coherent definitions.
* Written by a senior political scientist who has teaching experience.
* In addition to key terms, the dictionary includes biographies of the most important writers in the discipline.
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" This scholarly work defines 1,000 words and phrases in political science. The entries are lengthy for a dictionary, averaging half a page. An interesting feature id the subject index, which indentifies all pages where particular terms are used." K. F. Muther, California State University, Sacramento <!--end-->

"This handy reference book provides a clear and lively introduction to terminology that is common to several social science classes at the Secondary Level ... The layout is very effective and allows easy access to the short definitions." Saskatchewan Education

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