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Eckstein, Harry

Overview
Works: 40 works in 194 publications in 2 languages and 4,355 library holdings
Genres: Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: JN12, 320.82
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Most widely held works about Harry Eckstein
 
Most widely held works by Harry Eckstein
Division and cohesion in democracy; a study of Norway by Harry Eckstein( Book )

24 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To understand what conditions make democracies stable or unstable, effective or ineffective, Professor Eckstein examines the stability and effectiveness of Norwegian democracy. He finds them both to be high. He then examines several theories derived from the study of other democracies or from comparative studies of other democratic and nondemocratic societies. Virtually all present an inadequate explanation of the Norwegian case, because the political divisions in Norway are the kind usually associated with instability and ineffectiveness of democratic rule. The author explains, however, that a profound sense of community exists despite the political cleavages.Originally published in 1975.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905
The English health service; its origins, structure, and achievements by Harry Eckstein( Book )

34 editions published between 1954 and 1980 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pressure group politics; the case of the British Medical Association by Harry Eckstein( Book )

21 editions published between 1960 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Can democracy take root in post-Soviet Russia? : explorations in state-society relations by Harry Eckstein( Book )

9 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Regarding politics : essays on political theory, stability, and change by Harry Eckstein( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After World War II, political science in general and especially comparative politics underwent what may be considered a "scientific revolution." Harry Eckstein, one of the most influential postwar political scientists, was a major participant in that revolution from the beginning, and he has made substantial and varied contributions to its unfolding over the years. These collected essays, written over thirty years, cover virtually all major issues in comparative politics: democracy, political stability, revolution and civil wars, political development, and "civic inclusion," defined by the author as "the tendency over time to include in politics, in workplace decision-making, education, and in other institutional realms, people previously excluded from participation." Eckstein also deals with aspects of political science as a field: its relation to political practice, its development before the postwar unrest in the field, its state after the first wave of attempts to remake it, and its methods. Eckstein has intentionally avoided the "grand" theoretical controversies in the field--controversies that have arisen from attempts to provide a broad framework, or "master conceptual scheme," for all of political study. He has, instead, always followed the conviction that the development of political science and comparative politics is best served by building middle-range theories--theories that T.H. Marshall called "(theoretical) stepping stones in the middle distance"--About aspects of political institutions, processes, and behavior. In this first collection of his work, Eckstein reflects on the issues and events that underlie and unify his thinking: his personal experiences as a refugee from German Nazism and as an observer of European politics and cultures. Regarding Politics presents in one volume a comprehensive view of the lifelong work of one of the leading comparative political scientists of our times
The evaluation of political performance: problems and dimensions by Harry Eckstein( Book )

13 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Support for regimes : theories and tests by Harry Eckstein( Book )

5 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Internal war, problems and approaches by Harry Eckstein( Book )

27 editions published between 1964 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patterns of authority : a structural basis for political inquiry by Harry Eckstein( Book )

8 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critische beschouwingen over het postthrombotische syndroom by Harry Eckstein( Book )

5 editions published in 1957 in Dutch and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samenvatting ; Résumé ; Summary
The state( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patterns of government; the major political systems of Europe by Samuel H Beer( Book )

3 editions published between 1963 and 1966 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Division and cohesion in democracy by Harry Eckstein( Book )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To understand what conditions make democracies stable or unstable, effective or ineffective, Professor Eckstein examines the stability and effectiveness of Norwegian democracy. He finds them both to be high. He then examines several theories derived from the study of other democracies or from comparative studies of other democratic and nondemocratic societies. Virtually all present an inadequate explanation of the Norwegian case, because the political divisions in Norway are the kind usually associated with instability and ineffectiveness of democratic rule. The author explains, however, that
Sage professional papers in comparative politics( )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comparative politics, a reader by Harry Eckstein( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sage professional papers in comparative politics. Edited by Harry Eckstein ... and Ted Robert Gurr by SAGE PROFESSIONAL PAPERS( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A perspective on comparative politics : Past and present by Harry Eckstein( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comparative politics : a reader( )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pattersn of authority by Harry Eckstein( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Can democracy take root in post-Soviet Russia? : explorations in state-society relations
Alternative Names
Eckstein, Harry H.

Eckstein, Harry H. 1924-1999

Eckstein, Harry Horace

Harry H. Eckstein Duits hoogleraar (1924-1999)

Harry H. Eckstein German university teacher (1924-1999)

Harry H. Eckstein US-amerikanischer Politikwissenschaftler deutscher Herkunft

Languages
English (167)

Dutch (5)

Covers
Regarding politics : essays on political theory, stability, and changeInternal war, problems and approaches