Grand Theories and Ideologies in the Social Sciences
The book is a comparative analysis of all the major social science/political science grand theories. It focuses on developmentalism, dependency theory, the world systems approach, Marxism, institutionalism, rational choice, psychoanalysis, political sociology, sociobiology, environmentalism, neuro-politics, transitions to democracy, and non-Western systems of analysis. To facilitate comparison and analysis, a common framework and outline are employed throughout. An integrating introduction and conclusion help tie the book together.
279 pages; ISBN 9780230112612
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Title: Grand Theories and Ideologies in the Social Sciences
Author: Howard J. Wiarda