It Depends

Charles Tilly and Robert E. Goodin

in The Oxford Handbook of Contextual Political Analysis

Published in print March 2006 | ISBN: 9780199270439
Published online September 2009 | | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks of Political Science

It Depends

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This introductory article explains the coverage of this book, which is about contextual analysis in politics. It analyses three kinds of contextual effects. These include the analysts' understanding of political processes, the evidence available for empirical examination of political processes, and the political processes themselves. It highlights the importance of various disciplines in political analysis including philosophy, psychology, and culture.

Keywords: contextual analysis; politics; contextual effects; political processes; political analysis; philosophy; psychology; culture

Article.  12777 words. 

Subjects: Politics ; Comparative Politics ; Political Institutions

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