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Metropolitics: a study of political culture.

by Scott A. Greer

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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Metropolitan government -- United States -- Case studies

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliographical footnotes.

      StatementWith the advice and assistance of Norton E. Long.
      GenreCase studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJS422 .G73
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 207 p.
      Number of Pages207
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5888915M
      LC Control Number63022206
      OCLC/WorldCa503880

      "[T]here is enough in this book to make it a valuable contribution to the study of empire and its legacies." —Brian Moloughney, Asian Studies Review "Moving between ideology and the real world, the author has gone far to deepen our understanding of the practical impact of traditional Chinese political culture .   In her latest book, Le Vote FN au village (“The National Front Vote in the Village”), sociologist Violaine Girard presents a rigorous study of working-class trajectories “in search of respectability.” Resisting any temptation to offer an overarching, oversimplistic vision of the far-right vote, this work instead skillfully makes use of a municipal monograph to examine a village’s.

      Political corruption occurs at the top level of the state, and it has political repercussions. Political corruption not only leads to the misallocation of resources, but it also affects the manner in which decisions are made. Political corruption is the manipulation of the political institutions and the rules of procedure, and therefore it. Objective political culture is usually context-dependent and meaning-sensitive (Cole, ). Table 2 presents a few objective aspects of Filipino political culture and examples of objective culture. It also shows how objective political culture can take on manifest and latent meanings. Table 2. Objective components of Filipino political culture.

      Economic indicators, geography, sociodemographics, political history, and political culture all affect how states collect revenues, and thereby affect policy outcomes. In particular, political culture, or citizens’ beliefs about the appropriate role of government, has a direct impact on the organizational structure of states and localities. Figure In the United States, the right to vote is an important feature of the nation’s system of government, and over the years many people have fought and sacrificed to obtain it. Yet, today, many people ignore this important means of civic engagement. (credit: modification of work by the National Archives and Records Administration).


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Metropolitics: a study of political culture. New York, Wiley [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Scott A Greer. John Mollenkopf is professor of political science and sociology and director of the Center for Urban Research at CUNY Graduate Center.

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Among his publications are Social Organization; Last Man In: Racial Access to Union Power; The Emerging City: Myth and Reality; Governing the Metropolis; Metropolitics: A Study of Political Culture; Urban Renewal and American Cities, and The Logic of Social Inquiry.

He is a. At its core, political culture—the shared values and beliefs of a group or society regarding political relationships and public policy—answers the question of how human beings are going to.

Political culture has been studied most intensively in the context of established Western classic study of political culture is The Civic Culture () by American political scientists Gabriel Almond and Sydney on surveys conducted in the United States, Britain, West Germany, Italy, and Mexico, this landmark investigation sought to identify the political culture.

The journal explores precisely what is cultural about politics and what is political about culture by bringing together text and visual art that offer diverse modes of engagement with theory, cultural production, and politics.

Duke University Press now publishes a Cultural Politics book series. For more information, see the book series page. Metropolitics. In an ideal world, regional reform, as envisioned by the experts, would grow naturally out of popular consensus emerging from a broad regional perspective based on the common good.

Political books tend to be a niche field in the U.S., the domain of politicos and news obsessives, with a few exceptions that have crossed into the mainstream. The most recent of these is obviously Michael Wolff’s Fire & Fury, a scandalous and revealing fly-on-the-wall tell-all of Donald Trump‘s first year in office.

Fortunately, readers who want more American drama and political intrigue. Political culture describes how culture impacts politics. Every political system is embedded in a particular political culture. Its origins as a concept go back at least to Alexis de Tocqueville, but its current use in political science generally follows that of Gabriel Almond.

Political scientists Almond and Verba launched a high profile study of the concept of political culture in the s, defining it as “that subset of beliefs and values of a society that relate to the political system.” 6 Political culture, they argued, includes a commitment to val.

METROPOLITICS, A STUDY OF POLITI- CAL CULTURE, by Scott Greer, with the advice and assistance of Norton E. Long, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Pp. political culture on democratization, then survey research and statistical analysis are indispensable. Because the goal of this book is to summarize and critique what we know about general theories of democratization, I must devote the bulk of my attention in this chapter to survey research.

Politics & Culture in Modern America (POC) Books in the series examine political and social change in the broadest dimensions from to the present, including ideas about the ways people have sought and wielded power in the public sphere and the language and institutions of politics at all levels.

I offer three related arguments for why scholars should revisit the study of sub-state politics. First, the local level is the source of numerous political outcomes that matter because they represent a large proportion of political events in the United States.

Secondly, there are methodological advantages to studying local politics. Political Science B1, B1. CITY POLITICS.

James Lightbody Winter, 1. Objective: To study the political dynamics (both opportunities and some limitations) that sustain the broad governing decisions made within Canada’s major city-regions. In a comparative context we. A political culture characterized by (1) most citizens' acceptance of the authority of the state, but also (2) a general belief in participation in civic duties.

The term was systematically deployed in Gabriel Almond and Sidney Verba's influential book, The Civic Culture, and revived in their The Civic Culture Revisited ().

Prompted by a concern about a perceived problem of political. includes the study of basic political and governmental institutions, such as the presidency and political parties; major political processes, such as the legislative process and decision making by the courts; and important patterns of political behavior, such as citizen participation, interest group lobbying, campaigning and voting.Democracy and Power in an American City (), a study of power dynamics in New Haven, Connecticut, Dahl argued that political power in the United States is pluralistic.1.

Define what scholars mean by political culture, and list some of the dominant aspects of political culture in the United States.

2. Discuss how U.S. citizens compare with those of other countries in their political attitudes. 3. List the contributions to U.S. political culture made by the Revolution, by the nation’s religious.