Political Sociology

  title={Political Sociology},
  author={Reinhard Bendix and Seymour Martin Lipset},
  journal={Current Sociology},
  pages={79 - 99}
i. Department of Sociology and Social Institutions, University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A. The names are listed alphabetically. The two authors assume equal responsibility for this issue of Current Sociology. A generation ago it was still fashionable to debate whether or not sociology was a general or a special social science. Today, specialization of empirical research has progressed so far that the remaining &dquo;generalists&dquo; are few in number, while ever new fields of &dquo;special… 

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The English translation of Habermas's The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere converges with a recent trend toward the revival of the 'political culture concept" in the social sciences.

A Salience Dimension of Politics for the Study of Political Culture

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The political sociologist Seymour M. Lipset: Remembered in political science, neglected in sociology

  • Philipp Korom
  • Sociology
    European journal of cultural and political sociology
  • 2019
It becomes apparent that the demise of Lipset in sociology can be explained through his decreasing impact on social stratification research and the fact that three major contributions, Political Man, Party Systems and Voter Alignment, and Some Social Requisites of Democracy, never entered the sociological canon.

Back to the Present: The Contemporaneous Re-homogenisation of the ‘International’

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Turkish Political Market and the Perception of Political Parties

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A quem pertence o estudo da democracia? Sociologia, ciência política e a promessa da interdisciplinaridade na Sociologia política desde 1945

Interdisciplinaridade e a integracao entre duas ou mais disciplinas que produz conhecimento emergente, original, interessante e util. A interdisciplinaridade e mais promissora quando a relacao entre

Depoliticisation, Resilience and the Herceptin Post-Code Lottery Crisis: Holding Back the Tide

  • Matthew Wood
  • Political Science
    British journal of politics & international relations
  • 2015
Using an in-depth case study of the controversial appraisal of cancer drug Herceptin in 2005/6 by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE), the article examines how ‘resilient’ NICE was to external politicisation.

New Structuralism and Institutional Change: Federalism Between Centralization and Decentralization

This article aims to contribute to the debate on institutional change by introducing social structure as the basis for theorizing about the direction of such change. The empirical context is the