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Biology and Political Science

By Robert Blank, Samuel M. Hines Jnr.

Routledge – 2001

Series: Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

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Description

This book demonstrates the increasing interest of some social scientists in the theories, research and findings of life sciences in building a more interdisciplinary approach to the study of politics. It discusses the development of biopolitics as an academic perspective within political science, reviews the growing literature in the field and presents a coherent view of biopolitics as a framework for structuring inquiry across the current subfields of political science.

Contents

1. Biology and Politics

2. Biopolitical Theory

3. Comparative Politics, World Politics and International Relations in Biopolitical Perspective

4. Methodological Issues in Biopolitics

5. Biology and Behaviour

6. Biopolicy I: Decision Making and Societal Issues

7. Biopolicy II: Ecology and Environmental Issues at the Global Level

8. Toward a Human-Centred Political Science

Name: Biology and Political Science (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Robert Blank, Samuel M. Hines Jnr.. This book demonstrates the increasing interest of some social scientists in the theories, research and findings of life sciences in building a more interdisciplinary approach to the study of politics. It discusses the development of biopolitics as an...
Categories: Politics & International Relations, Human Biology, Political Sociology