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Political Science and the Other Social Sciences

Mattei Dogan

in A New Handbook of Political Science

Published in print September 1998 | ISBN: 9780198294719
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191599361 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198294719.003.0003
 Political Science and the Other Social Sciences

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Political science has developed as a trans‐disciplinary process of hybridization. Innovation occurs in exchanges with other fields, and few political scientists work in a core of their subject. Political psychology, geography, sociology, economics, anthropology, comparative politics, and politics in the natural and social sciences are such hybrid research areas.

Keywords: cross‐disciplinary hybrids; political science; sub‐disciplines

Chapter.  13767 words. 

Subjects: Politics

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