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Modernization and Modernity: Thomas Hobbes, Adam Smith, and Political Development.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Perspectives on Political Science. Winter2008, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p41-49. 9p.

Abstract:The study of political development has proceeded absent an understanding of the nature of political development. A review of the literature indicates that political development is equated with liberalism, while a recourse to the history of political th...

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Six out of Seven: The Missing Sin of Federalist 51.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Perspectives on Political Science. Summer2007, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p148-152. 5p.

Abstract:American history records a number of cases in which one branch of government has shown considerable deference to another, even on matters on which they might be expected to conflict. Such cases are troubling because they undermine the concept of checks...

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The Structure of American Local Government.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Perspectives on Political Science. Spring2004, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p89-97. 9p. 1 Diagram.

Abstract:Examines the schools of thought with regard to the issue of the structure of the U.S. local government. Monocentrist; Polycentrist; Categories of local governments; Other revenues for research.

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Blood, Justice, and American Citizenship.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Perspectives on Political Science. Fall2003, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p215-220. 6p.

Abstract:Examines and compares the depiction of the challenges faced by U.S. citizens in their political life in the motion picture "Gangs of New York," by Martin Scorsese and in the political speeches of Abraham Lincoln. Review of the film "Gangs of New York;...

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Renewing the Political Perspective: Reflections on James Ceaser, Political Science, and Liberal Democracy.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Perspectives on Political Science. Summer2000, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p153. 5p.

Abstract:Discusses the renewal of political perspective through the book `Liberal Democracy and Political Science,' by James W. Ceaser. Philosophy of the traditional political thinkers on the moral causes that shape social life; Relationship of the philosophy o...

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Great Souls, Common Judges, and the Modern Science of Politics.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Perspectives on Political Science. Oct-Dec2010, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p185-188. 4p.

Abstract:Robert Faulkner's Case for Greatness criticizes modern authors' allegedly excessive egalitarianism and relativism in ways that fall short of its subtle and thorough treatment of the ancients. John Rawls may rightly be faulted for his disregard not only...

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"In the Truth of Our Political Nature": Pierre Manent's Defense of Political Reason in Cours familier de philosophie politique.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Perspectives on Political Science. Summer2002, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p148. 9p.

Abstract:Analyzes French political philosopher Pierre Manent's book 'Cours familier de philosophie politique' about modern politics. Significance of the book; One of the great charms of the book; Reflection on Pierre Manent's writings.

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The Heroic Presidency in the Era of Divided Government.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Perspectives on Political Science. Winter2002, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p35. 11p. 3 Graphs.

Abstract:Argues that the presidency envisioned by former U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt has contributed to a novel kind of divided government that rewards presidents politically but damages the prospect for healthy democratic governance. Understanding of ...

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Comments on Robert Howse, Leo Strauss: Man of Peace.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Perspectives on Political Science; Jul-Sep2017, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p159-161, 3p

Abstract:Copyright of Perspectives on Political Science is the property of Taylor & Francis Ltd and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may ...

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