A Genealogy of Political Culture

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Taylor & Francis Group, 2019 M07 16 - 158 pages
In this lively and witty history of the study of political culture, Michael Brint examines the differences between the French sociological tradition from Montesquieu to Tocqueville; the German tradition of cultural philosophy from Kant to Weber; and the American scientific or behavioral tradition from Almond and Verba forward. Enlisting his own tra

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About the author (2019)

Michael Brint is assistant professor of government and foreign affairs at the University of Virginia. The recipient of several teaching awards and research fellowships, he is author of Tragedy and Denial: The Politics of Difference in Western Political Thought and coeditor of Pragmatism in Law and Society (both published by Westview Press).

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