Introduction: The Study of Politics Enters the Twenty-First Century

  • Kevin T. Leicht
  • J. Craig Jenkins
Part of the Handbooks of Sociology and Social Research book series (HSSR)

The study of politics and political phenomena is important for understanding a variety of questions that are at the core of social science research, theorizing, and policy analysis. This collection by top scholars of politics is designed to provide a broad overview of the substantive, theoretical and methodological state of political research while focusing on key areas that deserve fresh research and study by new generations of sociologists and political scientists.


Public Opinion Social Movement Political Change Voter Turnout Authoritarian Regime 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kevin T. Leicht
    • 1
  • J. Craig Jenkins
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of SociologyUniversity of IowaIowa CityUSA
  2. 2.Department of SociologyThe Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA

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