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    Debating institutionalism.Jon Pierre, B. Guy Peters & Gerry Stoker (eds.) - 2008 - New York: Distributed in the United States exlusively by Plagrave Macmillan.
    Institutionalism has become one of the dominant strands of theory within contemporary political science. Beginning with the challenge to behavioral and rational choice theory issued by March and Olsen, institutional analysis has developed into an important alternative to more individualistic approaches to theory and analysis. This body of theory has developed in a number of ways, and perhaps the most commonly applied version in political science is historical institutionalism that stresses the importance of path dependency in shaping institutional behaviour. The (...)
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  2. Challenging Three Blockages to Relevance and Political Science: the Obvious, the Avoidable and the Thorny.Gerry Stoker - 2015 - In Gerry Stoker, B. Guy Peters & Jon Pierre (eds.), The relevance of political science. New York: Palgrave.
     
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    The relevance of political science.Gerry Stoker, B. Guy Peters & Jon Pierre (eds.) - 2015 - New York: Palgrave.
    What does political science tell us about important real-world problems and issues? And to what extent does and can political analysis contribute to solutions? This is the challenge addressed by leading political scientists in this original text which will be essential reading for students and scholars alike.
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