New Worlds in Political Science

  title={New Worlds in Political Science},
  author={Patrick Dunleavy},
  journal={Political Studies},
  pages={239 - 265}
‘Political science’ is a ‘vanguard’ field concerned with advancing generic knowledge of political processes, while a wider ‘political scholarship’ utilising eclectic approaches has more modest or varied ambitions. Political science nonetheless necessarily depends upon and is epistemologically comparable with political scholarship. I deploy Boyer's distinctions between discovery, integration, application and renewing the profession to show that these connections are close woven. Two sets of key… Expand

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