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Political Man Seymour Martin Lipset

Political Man

Seymour Martin Lipset

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ISBN : 9780435825393
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Political Man: The Social Bases of Politics is an award winning political science book, an influential analysis of the bases of democracy across the world. Larry Diamond & Gary Marks argue that Lipsets assertion of a direct relationship betweenMorePolitical Man: The Social Bases of Politics is an award winning political science book, an influential analysis of the bases of democracy across the world. Larry Diamond & Gary Marks argue that Lipsets assertion of a direct relationship between economic development & democracy has been subjected to extensive empirical examination, both quantitative & qualitative, in the past 30 years. The evidence shows, w/striking clarity & consistency, a strong causal relationship between economic development & democracy. Over 400,000 copies sold were translated into 20 languages including Vietnamese, Bengali & Serbo-Croat.C1: The Sociology of PoliticsPT 1: The Conditions of the Democratic OrderC2: Economic Development & DemocracyC3: Social Conflict, Legitimacy & DemocracyC4: Working-class AuthoritarianismC5: Fascism-Left, Right & CenterPT 2: Voting in Western DemocraciesC6: Elections: Who Votes & Who Doesnt?C7: Elections: Expression of the Democratic Class StruggleC8: Elections: Expression of the Democratic Class Struggle-Continuity & ChangePT 3: Political Behavior in American SocietyC9: Classes & Parties in American PoliticsC10: American Intellectuals: Their Politics & StatusC11: The Emergence of the 1-party South-Election of 1860PT 4: The Politics of Private Government: A Case StudyC12: The Political Process in Trade-unionsA Personal PostscriptC13: The Political Process in Trade-unions