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Quantification in the history of political thought

toward a qualitative approach

by Robert Schware

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political science -- History.,
  • Political statistics -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Schware.
    SeriesContributions in political science ;, no. 55
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJA81 .S347
    The Physical Object
    Pagination168 p. ;
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4093263M
    ISBN 100313222282
    LC Control Number80001704

    A few questions on the history of statistics and quantification from my Qualifying Exams list on History of Knowledge Systems. Examiner: Cathryn Carson Second Field: History of Knowledge Systems History of Information, Enlightenment Institutions, 'Information Ages' History of Information, Documentation, Catalogs, Libraries/Archives History of Statistics, Quantification, and Counting History of. How are we to understand past political thinkers? Is it a matter simply of reading their texts again and again? Do we have to relate past texts of political thought to the contexts in which ideas were composed and in which the aims of past thinkers were formulated? Or should past political theories be deconstructed so as to uncover not what their authors maintain, but what the texts reveal?

    This book details how quantification can serve both as evidence and as an instrument of government, whether when dealing with statistics on employment, occupational health and economic governance, or when developing public management or target-driven policies. His first book, History and Judgment: The Political Thought of Hannah Arendt, is under review with Princeton University Press. Currently he is working on a project reinterpreting the history of political thought in twentieth-century Germany, in a transnational and imperial context.

    Description: History of Political Thought (HPT) is a quarterly journal which was launched in to fill a genuine academic need for a forum for work in this multidisciplinary gh a subject central to the study of politics and history, researchers in this field had previously to compete for publication space in journals whose intellectual centres of gravity were located in other. Addressing how the quantification of public opinion has affected contemporary politics and the democratic process, Herbst asks difficult but fundamental questions about the workings of American politics. "An original and thought-provoking analysis of why we have polls, what they accomplish, and how they affect the current political scene.


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