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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Introduction -- Playing the Other: The French Sociological Tradition -- Culture and Consciousness: the Tradition of Cultural Philosophy in Germany -- The American Science of Political Culture and the Culture of American Political Science
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).